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Greats is the first men's sneaker brand to be Born In Brooklyn. Greats is passionate about building the highest quality footwear in the game at the best price. As Charles Eames liked to say about his designs, "The best, for the most, for the least" and that's what Greats is all about. With the idea of building a better sneaker at a disruptive price, Greats was launched in August 2013 and quickly became an instant "Classic" selling out of most styles within 90 days. Founders, Ryan Babenzien and Jon Buscemi, knew that the wholesale business of selling sneakers to 3rd party retailers was inefficient and that inefficiency was paid for by the customer. GQ recognizes that Greats is "shaking up the sneaker-to-store inventory flow" and in that vein, FORBES writes, "Greats is building the next Great footwear company."
HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings4.5
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)19
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Greats

Ryan Babenzien

Ryan Babenzien

Founder & CEO
Wonny Lee

Wonny Lee

Head of Digital
Kyle Megrue

Kyle Megrue

Finance and Operations
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Greats Office Locations

Greats has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
42 Crosby St
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Greats Financials and Metrics

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Greats total Funding

$3 m

Greats latest funding size

$1.5 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Greats investors

Greats's latest funding round in January 2015 was reported to be $1.5 m. In total, Greats has raised $3 m
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Greats News and Updates

Jazz Greats Kirk Whalum, Chris Standring and Jason Rebello Headline New 'Ultimate' Play Along App

LONDON, Dec. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- London-based UK Music Apps Ltd has today launched the 'ultimate play along' app for iPad and iPhone: Jazz300 features over 300 professional jazz, blues, soul, funk and pop backing tracks aimed at practising and improvising musicians. The brand new app...

Comedy Greats, Other Celebs React To Norm Macdonald’s Death With Emotional Tributes

Jim Carrey, Conan O'Brien, Seth Rogen and others shared their heartbreak over the "SNL" veteran's passing.

ESBC Major Updates: Tons Of Heavyweight Greats Added To The Roster

There are no names bigger than Muhammad Ali in boxing, and now he's headed for the ESBC roster.

Rap Legend Chuck D Drops Stunning Tribute To The Baseball Greats We’ve Lost

The Public Enemy co-founder's new song pays homage to the MLB icons who died over the past year.

The All American Greats – Californian wines to toast the fall of Trump

History was made in Paris in 1976 when a now-infamous blind tasting pitched California’s top Cabernet Sauvignons and Chardonnays against The post The All American Greats – Californian wines to toast the fall of Trump appeared first on CityAM.
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Greats Blogs

How to Clean Knit Sneakers

Here’s a step-by-step guide to giving your knit sneakers a thorough cleaning.More

A Day In Her Shoes: Jeanne Grey

A guest feature from Jeanne Grey of @thegreylayers on the value of a great pair and what that really means to her.More

Ready For November 3rd?

Election day is right around the corner, time to slip into your GREATS and make your voice heard!More

Greats Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Greats key executives?

    Greats's key executives are Ryan Babenzien, Wonny Lee and Kyle Megrue.

  • How many employees does Greats have?

    Greats has 19 employees.

  • Who are Greats competitors?

    Competitors of Greats include Allbirds, Mark's & L'Equipeur and Caleres.

  • Where is Greats headquarters?

    Greats headquarters is located at 42 Crosby St, New York.

  • Where are Greats offices?

    Greats has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Greats have?

    Greats has 2 offices.