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Blitsy is an e-commerce company that sells arts and crafts supplies to customers from over 100 countries. The company was founded in 2011 and features over 30,000 crafting items for sale to customers from over 100 countries. The company is based in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Prior to being acquired by A.C. Moore on October 31, 2017, Blitsy had raised $11.81 million in total venture capital funding from notable investors, including Greycroft and Hubert Burda Media. [2] [3] [4] [5]

Blitsy
Private
IndustryRetail
Founded2011
FounderRoss Petersen (CEO)
Ryan Petersen (COO)
Katy Weade (CMO)
Headquarters,
ProductsRetail: Arts, Crafts, Scrapbooking
Websiteblitsy.com

Blitsy was co-founded by CEO Ross Petersen, his brother Ryan Petersen, and sister Katy Weade.[6] The company initially grew by promoting flash sales featuring products under the following categories: paper crafts, planners and stationery, writing instruments, arts supplies, kids crafts and toys, DIY home décor, and more. [7]

The sibling team previously co-founded ScrapHD, a digital scrapbooking software as a service platform that was acquired by Michaels Stores in 2010.[8]

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