Mogu’s long journey: From rejecting Alibaba’s advances to US IPO

Mogu, a Tencent-backed service that offers fashion content and products to young women, has joined a string of Chinese tech companies pressing ahead to sell their shares through initial public offerings in the US before the year-end. Mogu priced its sale at $14 per share on Wednesday, toward the lower end of a marketed range. … Read moreMogu’s long journey: From rejecting Alibaba’s advances to US IPO

I’m Hollywood Stylist Dana Asher Levine, and This Is How I Work

How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:nick.douglas@lifehacker.com).   Even in a post-Miranda Priestly cerulean speech world, fashion jobs can be seen as something un-serious. Stylist … Read moreI’m Hollywood Stylist Dana Asher Levine, and This Is How I Work

FabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

At least one million people will be receiving the next FabFitFun box as the Los Angeles company surpasses $200 million in revenue and continues its run as one of the startups to watch in the Los Angeles tech community.  As it renews its focus on media — doubling down on new programming in a bid … Read moreFabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

Investors see an opportunity framed in Lensabl’s prescription lens fulfillment business

Lensabl, the company that has built a business putting prescription lenses into any style of glasses frame, has raised $3.7 million in a new round of funding.  Based in Los Angeles, Lensabl already has an agreement inked with the city’s latest tech wunderkind, partnering with the spectacles-producing augmented reality luminaries at Snap. “We are the … Read moreInvestors see an opportunity framed in Lensabl’s prescription lens fulfillment business

Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch opens trading on NYSE at $27, a pop of 35 percent

It’s been a strong year for tech IPOs so far, and it looks like today’s debut of Farfetch — a UK-based shopping site for luxury fashion — is on trend, so to speak. The company opened trading today — on NYSE under the ticker FTCH — at $27, making for a decent pop of 35 … Read moreLuxury fashion marketplace Farfetch opens trading on NYSE at $27, a pop of 35 percent