Artsy was founded in 2009 by Carter Cleveland. The company has not publicly endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

Artsy is an online art brokerage that currently operates as a platform for galleries to sell their products through auctions and fixed-price transactions. In addition to selling physical artwork on its platform, the company also hosts NFT auctions. In 2017, Artsy acquired ArtAdvisor, a data science startup. Artsy has raised $100 million in venture capital funding from investors including Avenir Growth Capital, L Catterton, Thrive Capital, Shumway Capital, Larry Gagosian, Wendi Murdoch, Rich Barton, and others. A 2017 round of Series D funding increased Artsy's valuation to $275 million.

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What is Artsy's funding to date?

Artsy has raised $102.94MM to date.
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When was Artsy founded?

Artsy was founded in 2009.

Who are Artsy's major investors?

Thrive Capital
Avenir Growth Capital
L Catterton
Founder Collective
Slow Ventures
TriplePoint Capital
Plug and Play Tech Center
Fine Day Ventures

Artsy Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
7/18/2017 Series D $49.29MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/26/2015 Series C $26.32MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
4/3/2014 Series B $19.64MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
11/3/2011 Series A-1 $6MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
11/24/2010 Series A-2, A-3 and A-4 $1.68MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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