Faire gathers $170m in Series E round led by Sequoia

Faire, an online wholesale marketplace, has raised $170 million in Series E funding.

San Francisco-based Faire, an online wholesale marketplace connecting local retailers with established brands, has raised $170 million in Series E funding. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Y Combinator, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Forerunner Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, D1 Capital Partners, DST Global, Dragoneer and Norwest Venture Partners. Faire has its Canadian headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario.

Source: Press Release