SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ThirdLove, the world’s fastest-growing online bra and underwear brand, has been named to Forbes' Next Billion-Dollar Startups List for 2018. The coveted list of 25 companies highlights those that Forbes' editorial team, in partnership with TrueBridge Capital Partners, believe are most likely to reach a valuation of $1 billion or more in the near future.
Founded in 2012, ThirdLove is known for its revolutionary approach to designing perfectly fitting bras for women of all shapes and is most notably the only company in the world to offer half-cup sizes. The Company’s immersive online shopping experience is rooted in data science and backed by proprietary algorithms with more than 600 million data points from the more than 11 million women that have been fitted through the Company’s innovative Fit FinderTM technology.
“We’re humbled be named to Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups List this year,” said Heidi Zak, ThirdLove’s Co-Founder and Co-CEO. “This marks a significant milestone for our company founded just six years ago with the mission to empower all women to feel comfortable and confident every day by offering premium quality bras for every body.”
To determine the annual list of Next Billion-Dollar Startups, Forbes teamed up with TrueBridge Capital Partners to ask nearly 200 venture capital firms to nominate companies they thought were most likely to become unicorns. Forbes selected 25 businesses from over 100 recommendations by looking at revenue, funding and most recent valuation.
For the full list of Forbes' Next Billion-Dollar Startups for 2018, visit: https://www.forbes.com/next-billion-dollar-startups/#17618fb04441
More than 11 million women have used ThirdLove’s innovative Fit Finder™ to find a bra that best fits her body and helps give her the confidence she deserves. With more than 300 employees and a female-led executive team, ThirdLove has been called the fastest growing underwear brand in America and the most disruptive company in the lingerie space. Its introduction of half-cup sizes and expansion into larger bras make it the most size inclusive brand in the industry. By leveraging proprietary data and using real women’s measurements in their design process, ThirdLove is able to consider the unique needs of diverse body sizes and shapes and deliver on its mission to create bras that fit real women. To learn more, visit www.thirdlove.com.