Fab.com Scores a $105 Million Venture Round

Jason Goldberg, founder of Fab.com Photograph by Bryan Smith/Zuma Press/Corbis

It’s an e-commerce paradox. As Amazon and EBay have grown in size and scope, the pace of innovation in online retail has actually increased. Over the last few years there’s been a proliferation of new selling concepts like daily-deal sites, exclusive member-only services, and a variety of comparison-shopping engines. Among this class of upstarts is a company called Fab.com, a retail marketplace devoted to well-designed products like baroque furniture and eco-friendly water bottles.

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