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Etsy History: Year 1

Who are the founders of Etsy?

Etsy was founded by Robert Kalin, Chris Maguire, Haim Schoppik, and Jared Tarbell.

When did Etsy purchase its domain name?

Etsy purchased the etsy.com domain name in February 2004.

When did the design and development efforts start at Etsy?

Etsy started its design and development efforts in December 2004.

When did Etsy launch commercially?

Etsy launched commercially in June 2005.

When was Etsy incorporated?

Etsy was incorporated as Etsy Inc. in May 2006.

How much venture capital did Etsy raise?

Etsy raised over $95 million USD in 9 rounds of funding.

When did Etsy go public?

Etsy started trading on the NASDAQ in April 2015.

Where was Plentyoffish headquartered?

Etsy was/is headquartered in Brooklyn, USA.

The Year 1 is available in a book put together by one of the members of our team. Click on the thumbnail below to find more details about the book.

What were some of the extra materials about Etsy?

2008 NOV Interview with Robert Kalin

2009 JAN TechCrunch Interview With Etsy Founder Robert Kalin

2009 JAN Etsy seeing sizeable growth in handmade item sales

2023 OCT How I Built This with Rob Kalin