Bam! The Summer holidays are over. And the East London tech startup scene is back to work, making deals, raising money and throwing parties.
Apparently Pinterest users drop cash, then run. Jewelry and accessories website Boticca.com compared 50,000 shoppers referred from Pinterest to 50,000 shoppers referred from Facebook and says the Pinterest users spend way more money — $180 vs. $85 — but less time browsing the site.
Boticca.com, an online marketplace connecting high-fashion,independent jewelry and accessories designers with fashonistas looking for hand-crafted Czech crystal collar necklaces and gold-foil-and-pearl jellyfish rings, has received $2.5 million in funding. The Series A round comes from both international and Silcon Valley investors.