This Hot New York Startup Looks An Awful Lot Like eBay After Six Years

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-of-the-day-ebay-vs-etsy-2012-5

There’s a reason people call Etsy the next eBay. Six years after their founding, both companies are showing eerily similar growth curves. Admittedly, Etsy is tackling a smaller slice of online retail than eBay, but that didn’t bother the investors who valued the company at an estimated $688 million in its latest round of funding. 

chart of the day, ebay vs etsy merchendise sales, may 2012

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By: Dr. Augustine Fou Thursday, May 10th, 2012 news

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