Etsy-Style Social Commerce Platform Startup, Kitsy Lane, Raises $3.5M Series A Led By Data Point Capital, Longworth Venture Partners

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http://techcrunch.com – Kitsy Lane, an Etsy-style social commerce platform startup that lets its users open their own internet boutiques selling jewellery or accessories, has announced it’s closed a $3.5 million Series A funding round, led jointly by Data Point Capital and Longworth Venture Partners. Existing investor Point Judith Capital also contributed to the round. As part of the investment, Data Point Capital’s Scott Savitz, founder of Shoebuy.com, will be joining Kitsy Lane’s board of directors. Kitsy Lane lets users freely host boutiques on its platform, which also provides marketing (IT news)