This NYC Startup Was Just Acquired by Sothebys

first_imgViyet, the marketplace for vintage and antique furniture, has been acquired by Sotheby’s, the brokers for fine art, jewelery, antiques, real estate, and collectibles. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Viyet will continue to operate under its current brand at Sotheby’s with the entire team joining Sotheby’s and Viyet CEO, Elizabeth Brown remaining at the helm.Founded by Elizabeth Brown, Louise Youngson-Klasfeld, and Rachel Rodin in 2012, Viyet had raised a total of $7.3M in funding over five funding rounds. Its backers include Social Starts, Compound, RiverPark Ventures, Rosecliff Ventures, Female Founders Fund, and Julie McDermott.This is the second startup acquisition by Sotheby’s this year. The publicly traded company acquired Thread Genius just last month.PREVIOUS POSTNEXT POST This NYC Startup Was Just Acquired by Sotheby’sFebruary 14, 2018 by Reza Chowdhury 260SHARESFacebookTwitterLinkedin Filed Under: #NYCTech, AlleyTalk, Exits Tagged With: Compound, Elizabeth Brown, Female Founders Fund, Julie McDermott, Louise Youngson-Klasfeld, Rachel Rodin, RiverPark Ventures, Rosecliff Ventures, Social Starts, Sotheby’s, Viyet, Yash Thakkarlast_img

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