Indochino's Shanghai Surprise

Posted by Rob Lewis

Victoria, BC born Indochino announced late yesterday that it has received an investment from Burda Digital Ventures - the venture capital arm of one of Germany’s largest media companies. Indochino provides custom tailored men’s suits delivered direct to your door within two weeks. From their new office in Shanghai, Indochino CEO Kyle Vucko reported that the company plans to use this round of financing to build up operations and scale to meet growing demand. Vancouver Internet entrepreneur and investor Boris Wertz was an early backer of Indochino and introduced the company to Burda Digital Ventures. Burda plans to expand its investment activities in the Pacific North West and Alberta by focusing on Consumer Internet opportunities. Current investments include Vancouver's Suite101.com, Edmonton's Nexopia, and Victoria's AbeBooks & TeamPages. Indochino is #12 on April's Victoria Start-Up Index. Disclosure: Boris Wertz is a Director of Techvibes Media Inc.

Company:
Indochino Apparel Inc.
Website:
http://www.indochino.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Indochino is the leader in custom online menswear. We provide the modern gentleman with high quality menswear that fits your body perfectly. Our quick 10 minute measurement process can be done from the comfort of your own home; no tailor required. All of our products are hand tailored and delivered to any part of the world within 4 weeks. Indochino makes it easy and affordable for customers to get custom tailored... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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