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Ecommerce Strategy Firm Rogue Advising Is Next Gig for Bucketfeet Founder  American Inno

Raaja Nemani is on to his next venture--taking what he learned at Bucketfeet and bringing that expertise to more e-commerce companies.

American Inno
E-commerce company Threadless acquires shoe brand Bucketfeet  Chicago Tribune

Threadless, a Chicago-based online artist community and e-commerce website, has acquired shoe brand Bucketfeet and will begin producing on-demand ...

Chicago Tribune
Plastics News  Plastics News

When a back injury ended Ryan Mundy's career three years ago as a safety on the Chicago Bears defense, he set up an asset management firm, Techlete ...

Plastics News
Chicago footwear brand Bucketfeet trying on made-to-order shoes  Chicago Tribune

Chicago-based Bucketfeet says on-demand manufacturing will let it offer wider range of designs.

Chicago Tribune
Threadless acquires Bucketfeet  Crain's Chicago Business

Bucketfeet, a line of artist-designed footwear founded in Chicago in 2011, has been acquired by Threadless, another Chicago-grown, art-focused company.

Crain's Chicago Business
Bucketfeet Acquired by Threadless, Will Close Retail Stores  American Inno

Chicago footwear startup Bucketfeet has been acquired by Threadless, another Chicago lifestyle brand and e-commerce fashion site. Threadless, which ...

American Inno
Bucketfeet Relaunches with a New Business Model  Chicagomag.com

Bucketfeet (bucketfeet.com), the Chicago-based shoe brand, has revamped its business model. Now an on-demand brand that's sold direct to the consumer, the ...

Bucketfeet abandons wholesale strategy  Crain's Chicago Business

When Bucketfeet closed a deal in 2014 to place its sneakers in 48 Nordstrom stores, the artist-designed sneaker startup gained not only mainstream distribution ...

Crain's Chicago Business
Bucketfeet doubles down on Fulton Market  Blue Sky Innovation

Fast-growing Bucketfeet is moving to new West Loop headquarters more than twice the size of its current digs. Bucketfeet, which makes artist-designed canvas ...

Blue Sky Innovation
These Shoes Were Made for Traveling  GearJunkie

Whether packing your bag to head to the hills, walk around the museums, or hit up the beach, we scoured the market, tested, and compiled the best travel shoes ...

Threadless Acquires Shoe Brand Bucketfeet  Multichannel Merchant

Online artist community and ecommerce website Threadless has acquired shoe brand Bucketfeet, and the brand will be producing on-demand footwear.

Multichannel Merchant
BucketFeet lands $7.5 million new funding  Chicago Tribune

BucketFeet's shoe print has landed $7.5 million in new funding that will help it open new stores and expand into new products, including socks.

Chicago Tribune
7 Fun Pairs of Bucketfeet Shoes to Melt Winter Blues  Men's Health

You can put more than 40000 images on these very affordable made-to-order Bucketfeet shoes. Plus, a chunk of profit goes directly to the artist.

Men's Health
There's a New Retail Strategy at the Shay. Will it Work?  Washingtonian

Around this time last year, things weren't looking good for the Shay—JBG Smith's splashy mixed-use development at 8th and Florida avenues, Northwest.

The Story Behind This Sneaker Store Opening in Shaw is Pretty Dang Beautiful  Washingtonian.com

Raaja Nemani was working in finance in 2008 when he quit his job and bought a one-way ticket to Argentina, kicking off a 30-country journey around the.

Foot Traffic: Why BucketFeet's Soles Are Landing In More Brick-And-Mortar Stores  Forbes

Designer Roger Vivier once said “to wear dreams on one's feet is to begin to give a reality to one's dreams.” Footwear Entrepreneurs Raaja Nemani and Aaron ...

Chicago tech news  Built In Chicago

Catch up on Chicago tech news from the past week, including the Built In Chicago top 100 list and Peapod's new HQ.

Built In Chicago
Check Out This DC-Themed Sneaker by Bucketfeet and No Kings Collective  Washingtonian.com

When Bucketfeet arrived in Shaw in July, it came with the promise of partnering with a local artist to produce a new custom print. The Chicago-based brand.

These Sneakers Use Art With Powerful Messages to Battle Hate  Footwear News

Bucketfeet is helping battle hate in the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Va., events with a capsule offering of cause-related looks.

Footwear News
BucketFeet lands $3 million from Wintrust  Chicago Tribune

Footwear brand BucketFeet raised $3 million in venture debt from Wintrust Ventures, the new innovation-focused business unit from Rosemont-based ...

Chicago Tribune
Another Shaw Retail Closure As Shoe Store At The Shay Kicks The Bucket  DCist.com

Bucketfeet is the second closure in as many months for the Shaw multi-use development.

How BucketFeet is catching the attention of artists and consumers  Crain's Chicago Business

At first mention, local startup BucketFeet Inc. seems like it's trying to do for shoes what Threadless did for T-shirts. BucketFeet solicits artists' colorful designs and ...

Crain's Chicago Business
Bucketfeet to open Wicker Park storefront  Crain's Chicago Business

Artsy footwear brand Bucketfeet leased space in Wicker Park for its second Chicago location, joining the flood of retailers moving into the Damen Avenue ...

Crain's Chicago Business
Bucketfeet partners with Chicago-based Photographer Jason Peterson  Jake Krzeczowski

Chicago-based shoe company Bucketfeet has partnered with 'master of black and white photography, Jason Peterson.' The Chicago-based photographer, who ...

Jake Krzeczowski
10 Chicago Startups Acquired in 2017  American Inno

Chicago tech had quite a year when it came to startup acquisitions.

American Inno
Bucketfeet is (ever artfully) finding new channels for growth  Chicago Business Journal

A start-up founded and run by Millennials is creatively establishing a growing footprint in the Chicago fashion business.

Chicago Business Journal
How These Entrepreneurs Found Success in an Industry They Knew Nothing About  Entrepreneur

When launching their shoe startup BucketFeet, Raaja Nemani and Aaron Firestein had a great idea but no previous experience in manufacturing or inventory ...

Chicago-based BucketFeet raises $3.7 million in funding  Chicago Tribune

BucketFeet, a Chicago-based startup that connects art and footwear, announces that it raised $3.7 million in venture capital funding.

Chicago Tribune
BucketFeet Is Opening Its Largest Store Yet in Bucktown  Chicagomag.com

​BucketFeet, the Chicago-based shoe brand that pairs artists with canvas shoes, is opening up a 1,800-square foot store at 1647 North Damen Avenue.

What Happened to Threadless?  Racked

Threadless made millions by selling out huge runs of crowdsourced T-shirts; now they're printing almost everything one by one.

A Conversation About Shoes In Argentina Led To A Hot Startup Combining Art And Footwear  Business Insider

Bucketfeet About six years ago, two Americans living in Buenos Aires bonded over a discussion about shoes that were hand-decorated. Today, the two are the ...

Business Insider
Photos: "Through the Lens" at Bucketfeet  Michigan Avenue Magazine

On February 4, 2017, guests packed into Bucketfeet's Damen Street store to celebrate the brand's custom photo series with Modern Notoriety. Throughout the ...

Michigan Avenue Magazine
Raaja Nemani, co-founder and CEO, BucketFeet  Chicago Tribune

Notable book: “The Hard Thing About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz Nemani says: “I think Horowitz is great at explaining the psychological experience of being ...

Chicago Tribune
How I Built It: Art-Inspired Shoes Take BucketFeet to Next Level  Wall Street Journal

BucketFeet's Raaja Nemani talks about how the footwear company was able to get into major retail stores and the benefits of 'shameless' self-promotion.

Wall Street Journal
Bucketfeet hopes to follow Crocs and Toms with its artist-designed shoes  Crain's Chicago Business

Raaja Nemani is in the middle of a 16-day, round-the-world trip that will take him to Britain, Germany, Italy, South Korea and Hong Kong. He hit some of the ...

Crain's Chicago Business
Bucketfeet’s Festive Holiday Sneaker Collection Has Arrived  Footwear News

From sweater inspired designs to a Hipster Penguin, get the first look at the new collection.

Footwear News
Bucketfeet + Jason Peterson’s Photo-Inspired Shoe Collection  Cool Hunting

Thanks to Instagram, photographer Jason Peterson has amassed quite the following—which, unsurprisingly, has successfully transitioned into real life.

Cool Hunting
We Love These Cool Sneakers, Designed By Street Artists Across the World  Condé Nast Traveler

Why wear shoes when you can wear a piece of art? These awesome kicks made by Chicago-based "shoe lab" BucketFeet have been designed by local artists ...

Condé Nast Traveler
The shoe brand turning footwear into an art form  CNNMoney

Bucketfeet has a noble goal: To connect people through art -- or artsy shoes at least. Founders Raaja Nemani and Aaron Firestein met as volunteers at a slum ...

Mission Style - something to say with fashion  Mission Local

Fashion is one of the ways people communicate – without words – to the rest of the world. How people convey their mood, their values, their style, who.

Mission Local
BucketFeet To Release Mid-Top Sneakers Tomorrow  Racked

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to ...

BucketFeet.com: How You Can Support Emerging Artists, One Cute Sneaker At A Time!  Glamour

I've still got back-to-school fever, ladies, and it seems the only cure is more online shopping. But this time, I'm also giving back! Enter BucketFeet.com: A site that ...

Artist says his work was used in Lollapalooza gear without his permission: lawsuit  Chicago Tribune

An artist is suing C3 Presents and Live Nation for allegedly using his designs in Lollapalooza gear and marketing materials without his permission.

Chicago Tribune
Auntie Anne's Releases Apparel Line in Honor of 30th Anniversary  QSR magazine

In honor of its 30th birthday, Auntie Anne's, the world's largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, has partnered with six artists to create a bold, graphic ...

QSR magazine
Why Have So Many Shops Closed at the Shay?  Washingtonian.com

Given the spate of recent departures there, the Shay has started to look something like the Bermuda Triangle of DC retail. But the reality is more.

​Bethesda getting a new tiny Target, Aldi opening in Alexandria and more retail news  Washington Business Journal

Bethesda will soon get its own tiny Target. The Minneapolis-based retailer has signed a lease to open a 35,000-square-foot store at 6831 Wisconsin Ave., ...

Washington Business Journal
Chicago startup LearnCore acquired for $50M  Chicago Business Journal

LearnCore, a Chicago startup that makes sales training software, announced Tuesday that it has been acquired by Belgium-based sales enablement platform ...

Chicago Business Journal
Nicecream opening first D.C. shops  Washington Business Journal

Nicecream, the local ice cream shop that mixes up cold batches to order using liquid nitrogen, will open its first two shops in the District in Adams Morgan and ...

Washington Business Journal
BucketFeet: Footwear and Philanthropy  Gapers Block

By LaShawn Williams. Lovers of both shoes and art will definitely want to check out BucketFeet, a new shoe company based in Chicago. Co-founded by Aaron ...

Gapers Block
Matthew Hoffman Drops 'You Are Beautiful' Kicks Via Bucketfeet  DNAinfo

CHICAGO — Matthew Hoffman, the artist responsible for sprawling "You Are Beautiful" across Chicago neighborhoods, is bringing the positive mantra to the ...

Tasty Burger Closes in Shaw, Pulls out of the DC Market  Washingtonian

Tasty Burger has permanently closed in Shaw. The DC branch, which debuted in 2016 with a burger bar and late-night eats, was the New England chain's first ...

Office Envy: Inside Threadless's Art-Filled Office  American Inno

Bright, vibrant artwork is a great way to add character to an office. At Chicago-based Threadless, its in-office murals even extend to the bathrooms.

American Inno
Printed Sneakers for When You Just Can't with Sandals  Paste Magazine

Slip into some of these when you don't want to worry about chipped nail polish.

Paste Magazine
Songs for Screens: Young & Sick Premieres ’70s-Centric Track ‘Letting Go of Giving Up’  Variety

Songs for Screens is a Variety column sponsored by music experiential agency MAC Presents, based in NYC. It is written by Andrew Hampp, founder of music ...

Glen's Garden Market Will Close in Shaw  Washingtonian.com

Glen's Garden Market is closing in Shaw after two-plus years. The locavore grocery, cafe, and beer bar in The Shay development is shrinking its operations as of ...

Tech roundup: Chicago's youngest VC fund, Packback pivots, & more  Built In Chicago

A typical investment fund may back just 20 companies at once, but the new M25 Group is looking for safety in numbers. The fund announced this week that it ...

Built In Chicago
Meet the Man Behind Bark’s Adorable Sneakers for Dog Lovers  Footwear News

The well-known illustrator talks with Footwear News about why dogs are an endless well of humor.

Footwear News
Only In Indiana: Sweet Pea Up In Heaven  WTHR

CARMEL, Ind. (WTHR) - It is often said you can't judge someone until you have walked a mile in their shoes. For the Blackmores in Carmel, that phrase has new ...

Glacier-themed shoes designed by local architect arrive in Alaska  Alaska Dispatch News

Anchorage architect Monica Sullivan won the 2015 Bucketfeet Design Contest with her low-top slip-on shoe design titled “Matanuska Glacier.”

Alaska Dispatch News
Steal This Idea! Custom Sneakers for ACL Fest  Amplify

The ongoing Austin City Limits Festival generated some extra buzz by partnering with shoe company BucketFeet to design some limited edition ACL Fest ...

Painted peds: Artist-designed shoes make a splash in DC  WTOP

This summer, you can wear art on your arches. A new D.C. shop is selling original masterpieces on canvas slip-ons.

Artist Kevin Bongang To Create Two Murals on Northwest Campus  Santa Fe College

August 16, 2018 – Artist Kevin Bongang will be creating two murals on the Santa Fe College Northwest Campus during the week of Aug. 20-24. The murals will ...

Santa Fe College
And the 2016 Moxie Awards go to...  Built In Chicago

Last night, the fifth annual Moxie Awards came to a close, with Chicago's hottest digital tech companies coming together to celebrate a year's worth of innovation, ...

Built In Chicago
Here are all the Chicago companies on the 2017 Inc. 5000  Chicago Business Journal

The annual Inc. 5000 came out today, which lists the fastest-growing private companies in America.

Chicago Business Journal
Chrome Industries' DC Shop Will Close  Washingtonian.com

Urban cyclists will soon need to find a new place to buy their sleek backpacks and gear. Chrome Industries' DC shop is soon shutting its doors, marking the third ...

Best Tech Gifts: 2018 Chicago Startup Gift Guide  American Inno

Chicago Inno has compiled a list of Chicago-made products from local startups and entrepreneurs that offer a range of different gift ideas.

American Inno
Kellogg, Booth students show increased interest in working at startups  Chicago Tribune

Officials say more students at the Kellogg School of Management and Booth School of Business are looking to startups for jobs and summer internships.

Chicago Tribune
Where to Shop in Logan Circle and Shaw  Washingtonian.com

1. Bucketfeet There's a story behind every patterned pair of sneakers at this new-to-Washington shoe store. The funky designs are the result of.

Happy Socks Built a $100 Million Sock Business — and It's Coming for Women's Fashion Next  Fashionista

The nine-year-old Swedish sock label is introducing more styles, fabrics and patterns to brighten up your underwear drawer.

The Gifts Four Sets of Co-Founders Are Giving Each Other This Holiday  Entrepreneur

Although after co-founding a business together, it's safe to say you know your partner well. Find out what these co-founders are giving each other this holiday ...

Retailers to pop up in new dedicated Tysons Corner Center space  Washington Business Journal

A section of Tysons Corner Center mall will soon be reserved for pop-up stores from mostly new and emerging online retailers. BrandBox, as the space will be ...

Washington Business Journal
Vida and Umaimah Mendhro let artists be designers - New York Business Journal  New York Business Journal

Vida, the fashion e-commerce site that transforms artwork—from sculptures to photographs to paintings— into apparel is now featuring the work of artists from ...

New York Business Journal
Watercolor Animals Illustrate The Beauty of the Natural World  My Modern Met

Illustrator Canan Esen creates ethereal images of watercolor animals, marine life, and planets. With over 9000 Instagram followers, her admirable work is ...

My Modern Met
4 Pairs of Podiatrist-Approved Shoes That Are Actually Super Cute  Washingtonian.com

A fall staple, this bootie has a relatively low heel with a wide base to give your foot extra stability. It's made from suede, so it's got some stretch, plus there's a ...

Stylish Graphic Tees & Sneakers to Ensure You Look Effortlessly Cool This Fall  Michigan Avenue Magazine

The onset of fall means that chic dressing is no longer as easy as throwing on your favorite sundress or sliding on flip-flops to complement shorts and a tee.

Michigan Avenue Magazine
Graphic Sneakers You'll Want to Wear All Summer  Paste Magazine

Draw some extra attention to your feet with these graphic printed sneakers perfect for summer.

Paste Magazine
Why EMANUEL's exiting the race — Who's GETTING IN — The Chicago law firm hired by TRUMP TOWER  Politico

By Shia Kapos (skapos@politico.com; @shiakapos) with Garrett Ross (gross@politico.com; @garrett_ross). Good Wednesday morning, Illinois. The word of the ...

5 Ways to Show Your Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Your Shoes  Footwear News

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and once again, the footwear community is lending its support to the cause through charitable donations and ...

Footwear News
Gravel Bottom Opens New Brewery Location  GR|MAG

Matt Michiels is happy Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery has a new location, but it won't change the business. Gravel Bottom, which Michiels started in 2013, opens ...

Former Chicago Bear Launches Reusable Straw Startup  American Inno

SWZLE is launching its fundraising campaign at a time when plastic straws are a big part of the public discourse.

American Inno
Glen Tullman: a serial entrepreneur bracing for change  Crain's Chicago Business

An elder statesman among Chicago entrepreneurs, Glen Tullman has invested in at least 20 businesses over the years. What's his advice in this new era?

Crain's Chicago Business
Best Tech Gifts: 2017 Chicago Startup Gift Guide  American Inno

It's not too late to find the perfect gift for that special someone on your shopping list. And Chicago startups are ready to help you find a unique gift for just about ...

American Inno
Q&A with Raaja Nemani, CEO of Bucketfeet  Butterboom

Raaja Nemani is the co-founder and CEO of Bucketfeet. Founded in 2011, Bucketfeet is a footwear company that collaborates with a global community of artists ...

Rex Real Estate Exchange Secures $15M In Series B Funding  FinSMEs

Rex Real Estate Exchange, a Woodland Hills, Calif.-based full-*service* real estate agency, secured $15m in Series B funding. Backers included: – Scott McNealy ...

Young & Sick Releases Single 'The Road' + 'Ojai' EP  Broadway World

Today, Nick van Hofwegen, musician and visual artist known as Young & Sick, has released a brand new collection of songs titled the Ojai EP, out now via ...

Broadway World
Pretty Ways to Wear Pastels in Winter :: Style :: Galleries  Paste Magazine

Keep it breezy in winter chills with these pastel picks.

Paste Magazine
Techweek Chicago announces list of notable names  Blue Sky Innovation

Techweek Chicago announces its annual list of notable names in the local tech space, including Braintree CEO Bill Ready and Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney.

Blue Sky Innovation
Safest bet is to bet on yourself: 30-year-old CEO  Rediff

The safest bet most people can make is to bet on themselves, says Raaja Nemani, the 30-year-old co-founder and chief executive officer of BucketFeet, a shoe ...

Smartwool, Enaz And Ministry Of Supply Liven Up Damen's Retail Corridor  Block Club Chicago

BUCKTOWN — Goodbye, empty storefronts! A trio of shops all recently opened along a stretch of Damen Avenue between North Avenue and The 606 in ...

Block Club Chicago
The coolest new businesses in NYC  Business Insider

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Many will agree that being your own boss sounds like an appealing lifestyle, but few have what it takes to make it as a small ...

Business Insider
Sole Superior's HOUSE PARTY Starts This Weekend at the District Design Dialogue Holland Village  The PLAYBOOK

Sole Superior, known for being Singapore's premier sneaker and streetwear convention every November, is doing something a little bit different this month.

Turbine installation underway at Borkum Riffgrund 2 Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is currently installing 56 MHI Vestas  4C Offshore

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is currently installing 56 MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW turbines at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

4C Offshore
Creative Art-Related Businesses to Inspire You  Business News Daily

Whether you're an artist or an art enthusiast, here are some businesses you need to know.

Business News Daily
Upgrade: Go-Anywhere Canvas Sneakers  Outside Magazine

If you treat your feet well, they'll repay the favor. These five canvas options are as good a place as any to start this summer.

Outside Magazine
How Staying in Front of the Pack Helped the 'Forward Thinkers' Nab a Spot on Entrepreneur360  Entrepreneur

As they willingly embrace new technologies and processes, the businesses in this archetype are able to surge ahead in growth and profits.

Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month In Style With 10 Fashion Finds  Forbes Now

This month, think pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness, and it's easier than ever to show your support. Each of these fab finds helps the cause in style.

Forbes Now
3 Tips for Starting a Company in an Unfamiliar Industry  Entrepreneur

Launching a company within an industry you know nothing about isn't impossible; nor is it necessarily an unwise move. In fact, your ignorance can be a blessing ...

Shohei Ohtani is off to a crazy start. A century ago, so was ‘Grunting’ Jim Shaw.  The Washington Post

News item, via the Los Angeles Times, about new baseball sensation Shohei Ohtani: Ohtani became the first player in 99 years to win two games and hit three ...

The Washington Post
A/B Testing Goes Mainstream: Used By Stores, Campaigns, Even Schools  NPR

As our world moves more and more into the digital realm, industries that used to be aligned with art and craft are becoming more scientific. Design in particular is ...

Frank and Oak, menswear brand for young creatives, to open in Bucktown  Chicago Tribune

Canadian menswear e-tailer Frank and Oak, which bills itself as a lifestyle brand "for the creative generation," is opening a long-term pop-up next month in ...

Chicago Tribune

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