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Merchbar

Merchbar is an online platform that offers band merch apparel such as hats, band t-shirts, posters and hoodies. Read more

Edward Aten's photo - Founder & CEO of Merchbar

Founder & CEO

Edward Aten

CEO Approval Rating

55/100

Founded:

2013

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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MerchNOW is seen as one of Merchbar's top competitors. MerchNOW was founded in 2002, and is headquartered in Albany, New York. Like Merchbar, MerchNOW also competes in the Apparel Retail industry. MerchNOW generates $8.5M more revenue vs. Merchbar.

Rockabilia is a top competitor of Merchbar. Rockabilia was founded in 1987, and its headquarters is in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Like Merchbar, Rockabilia also competes in the Apparel Retail field. Rockabilia has 6 fewer employees than Merchbar.

My Custom Band Merch is Merchbar's #3 rival. My Custom Band Merch was founded in Etna Green, Indiana} in 2008. Like Merchbar, My Custom Band Merch also works within the Apparel Retail industry. Compared to Merchbar, My Custom Band Merch generates $1M more revenue.

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Merchbar Acquisitions

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Merchbar Funding History

Since Merchbar was founded in 2013, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Merchbar has raised $9.7M. Merchbar's last funding round was on Jun 2020 for a total of $1.0M

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FUNDING DATE

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Jun 2020
$1M

NextView Ventures

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Nov 2018
$3M
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Equity
Nov 2017
$4.6M
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Seed
Dec 2014
$1M

Since Merchbar was founded in 2013, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Merchbar has raised $9.7M. Merchbar's last funding round was on Jun 2020 for a total of $1.0M

Merchbar Investments

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Merchbar News

December 15, 2017NewsCenter io

Music Merchandise Startup Raises $4.6 Million

According to a recent SEC filing, music merchandise online retailer Merchbar completed $4.6 million i... See more »
November 14, 2017HAPPI

Buying Beauty...Through Spotify

Pat McGrath Labs x Maggie Lindemann.... See more »
December 5, 2015AppAdvice

Discover new merch, vinyl and more with Merchbar 2.0

Merchbar's biggest update yet brings more bands than ever before.Discover new merch, vinyl and more w... See more »
December 15, 2014FASH INVEST

Music Artist Merchandise Spot, Merchbar, Just Rasied $1 Million

Merchbar, a music app that allows fans to discover and buy merchandise from their favorite artists, h... See more »
December 14, 2014FINSMEs

Merchbar Raises over $1M in Seed Funding

Merchbar, a San Francisco, CA-based music app...... See more »
December 13, 2014HNGN

Merchbar Enters Online Music Retail Space With $1 Million Funding

Merchbar, the latest company to break into the online music merchandise space, has received more than... See more »
September 16, 2014MUSIC WEEK

Official merchandise app Merchbar launches

An app selling official artist merchandise has launched offering music fans an on-the-move portal to ... See more »

Merchbar Blogs

June 7, 2016Merchbar Blog

A Bundle of Bundles

Special edition Father's Day bundles: When one gift isn't enough. Share a love for Black Sabbath? Enj... See more »
June 2, 2016Merchbar Blog

Hello World - Merchbar expands Beyond the US with 5 New Countries

Music is the global language - not just crossing generations but cultures and borders as well. So tod... See more »
May 23, 2016Merchbar Blog

Saying "Hello" to Adele Merchandise

The only thing bigger than what Adele has done for the music industry is what she's done for her fans... See more »
May 12, 2016Merchbar Blog

X-Men meet Flaming Lips in new Marvel Comic

In a mash-up made in nerd heaven, Billboard reports that one of today's most forward looking bands, T... See more »
May 5, 2016Merchbar Blog

16 Amazing New Artists on Merchbar

New artist day is one of our favorite days at Merchbar and today is an exceptionally good one - so ... See more »
April 8, 2016Merchbar Blog

New Hacking Mix: Poolside's Contact High

It's getting to be that time of the evening - the phone finally stops ringing. The inbox seems to be ... See more »
March 22, 2016Merchbar Blog

Kanye West Life of Pablo Merch, Shirts & Store

Can't wait to snag a new Kanye West Life of Pablo tee or a Life of Pablo Jacket? The new Life of Pabl... See more »

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Merchbar Headquarters

182 Howard Street Suite 212

San Francisco, California94105

1-415-813-3381

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Overview

Merchbar is an online platform that offers band merch apparel such as hats, band t-shirts, posters and hoodies. Merchbar was founded in 2013. Merchbar's headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA 94105. It has raised 9.7M in 4 rounds. T...

CEO

Merchbar's Founder & CEO, Edward Aten, currently has an approval rating of 55%. Merchbar's primary competitors are MerchNOW, Rockabilia & My Custom Band Merch.

Frequently Asked Questions about Merchbar

  1. When was Merchbar founded?

    Merchbar was founded in 2013
  2. Who is Merchbar's CEO?

    Merchbar's CEO is Edward Aten
  3. How much revenue does Merchbar generate?

    Merchbar generates $3.5M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Merchbar have?

    Merchbar has historically raised $9.7M in funding
  1. Where is Merchbar's headquarters?

    Merchbar's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  2. How many employees does Merchbar have?

    Merchbar has 79 employees
  3. What sector does Merchbar operate in?

    Merchbar is in Apparel Retail, Fashion, Apparel & Accessories
  4. Who are Merchbar's competitors?

    Merchbar's top competitors are MerchNOW, Rockabilia, My Custom Band Merch