Founding History of Wayfair

Founded by Niraj Shah and Steve Conine.

Started design and development work in March 2002.

Incorporated as Smart Tech Toys, Inc. in May 2002.

Purchased the racksandstands.com domain name in August 2002.

Launched commercially in September 2002.

Amended company name to CSN Stores in February 2003.

Purchased the wayfair.com domain name and amended company name to Wayfair Inc. in January 2011.

Raised over $350 million in three rounds of funding.

Started trading on the NYSE in October 2014.

Headquartered in Boston, USA.

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Year 1 of Wayfair

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Version 1 of Wayfair (Website)

AUG 2002

Stats of Wayfair (Pre-IPO)

2002 to 2005

2006 to 2009

2010 to 2013

2014

Full Year 1 of Wayfair

Y1 of Wayfair.pdf

MAR 2002 to FEB 2003

Extras of Wayfair

2002 MAY.pdf

2002 MAY Articles of Incorporation

2013 DEC Wayfair founders Shah and Conine

Form S-1.pdf

2014 AUG Form S-1