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  PRESS RELEASE
June 7, 2019

Depop raises $62 million Series C to meet rising demand from US Gen Z

Depop, the fashion marketplace for Generation Z, has raised $62 million in a Series C round led by General Atlantic Depop intends to use the funds to accelerate its US expansion, where the Gen Z fashion app already has 5 million users, stores in New York and Los Angeles and expects to grow its community over in the coming years With a mission to empower the next generation to transform the fashion industry, Depop taps into generational shifts towards circular fashion, social shopping and independent brands Sellers on the platform have made more than half a billion dollars (more than $570 million) and 19 million transactions since its launch in 2011 Depop, a fashion marketplace for the next generation, has secured a $62 million Series C round led by General Atlantic. Depop intends to use the funds to accelerate its expansion in the U.S. and internationally, grow its London-based engineering and data science teams and invest in new tools and functionality for the platform’s more than 13 million users globally.

  NEWSROOM
May 22, 2017

Melis Kahya Named to Financial News’ Rising Stars in Private Equity 2017 List

Melis Kahya, Vice President in General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Financial News’ list of the 25 rising stars in private equity. The list honors professionals who are under the age of 40, based in the UK, and have demonstrated excellence in their field. Melis moved to London in 2016 to lead General Atlantic’s Retail & Consumer business in EMEA and recently led on the firm’s first retail investment in the region, a growth investment in Copenhagen-based  Joe & the Juice.

  NEWSROOM
December 19, 2016

Jörn Nikolay Named to Capital Magazine’s Young Elite Top 40 Under 40

Jörn Nikolay, Managing Director and head of General Atlantic’s Munich office, was named to Capital Magazine’s “Young Elite Top 40 Under 40,” a list honoring this year’s most talented managers under 40.

  PRESS RELEASE
October 12, 2016

Joe & the Juice Announces Strategic Growth Investment from General Atlantic

Joe & the Juice, a fast-growing urban juice bar and coffee concept, today announced that General Atlantic, a leading growth equity firm, has made a strategic growth investment in the company. General Atlantic joins existing investor Valedo Partners, a Stockholm-based growth-oriented private equity firm, as a minority shareholder.

  PRESS RELEASE
March 4, 2016

ZIMMERMANN Targets Global Expansion in Partnership with GA

ZIMMERMANN, the Australian luxury fashion brand, announced today a minority investment from General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, to accelerate the company’s expansion in the United States, Europe and around the world.

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