Blitsy is a content-driven commerce platform for crafters looking to buy the supplies they need to turn their creative ideas into finished projects. Founded in 2011 in Chicago, Blitsy’s ability to excite its customers has led to impressive revenue growth with a customer repurchase rate approaching 90 percent.
Blitsy sells to crafters in more than 70 countries. With the support of its partners, Blitsy aims to spend the next years growing into one of the world’s leading online retailers in the arts and crafts industry.
Hubert Burda Media has led the Series B funding in 2015. Alongside Burda, existing investors Greycroft Partners, Data Point Capital and Chicago Ventures provided further expansion capital for Blitsy. In November 2017, A.C. Moore acquired Blitsy, which will use its e-commerce capabilities to fuel the company’s digital transformation.