Kicks Crew, a Los Angeles, CA-based global e-commerce platform for sneakers and apparel, closed $6M in Series A funding.
Gobi Partners and Pacific Century Group led the round.
The company intends to use the funds to strengthen its presence in the U.S. market, attract talent across engineering, product, and marketing teams, and introduce a headquarters in Los Angeles.
Founded in 2008 by CEO Johnny Mak and COO Ross Adrian Yip, Kicks Crew aims to make sneakers, apparel and accessories accessible to consumers via a dynamic platform that connects creators, curators, and consumers into one community. As one of the most trusted and seamless marketplaces for sneakers, Kicks Crew is expanding into accessories and apparel.
The company’s B2B2C marketplace model guarantees product authenticity for consumers as they exclusively work directly with retailers of the brands they carry.