When Fab.com founder Bradford Shellhammer left his company in 2013, he spent his days traveling the world and just being his fabulous self! But what was next? After spending a series of weekends in upstate New York with his friends, he came upon a brilliant idea: Bezar! An online marketplace for up-and-coming designers to sell their products! It launches in March and it’s going to be everything the original Fab.com was and MORE!
“Bezar finds designers and gives them a voice to tell their stories and sell their products to the world,” says one of Bezar’s investor’s Kenneth Lerer “The result will be a highly curated and engaging shopping experience.” (source)
“In retail, you’re not reinventing the wheel. This isn’t Snapchat, this is a store. What I’d really like to disrupt is, I want to give consumers options to buy products that are made by real people, not marketing teams, because they’re out there.” (source)
“You have to believe what you are doing is going to change the world in a little way. You don’t have to cure cancer, but you do need to want to leave a mark, also, go slow. Show people you can do it. You have to be the thing you want to make. It has to be in your heart and your soul.”