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."

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HQBrooklyn, US
Size (employees)67 (est)+4%
Websitegreats.com
Greats is headquartered in Brooklyn, US
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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 Brooklyn
Brooklyn, US (HQ)
85 N 3rd St
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Greats Financials and Metrics

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Greats total Funding

$3 m

Greats latest funding size

$1.50 m

Time since last funding

4 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Greats News and Updates

Trump Has a Print of Him Chatting With Republican Greats Hanging in the White House

"The Republican Club" was spotted in the background of the president's "60 Minutes" interview.

USO Partners with Kansas City Royals Greats to Visit Service Members Overseas

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The USO is partnering with former Royals stars George Brett, Mike Sweeney, Bret Saberhagen, Reggie Sanders and FOX Sports Kansas City (FSKC) to visit multiple locations in Southwest Asia. As part of the trip, the Royals Greats will...

Indie Sneaker Brand Greats Opens Store in NYC’s Swanky Soho

"We're very particular about where we want to be," said Ryan Babenzien, CEO and co-founder.

Disruptive Sneaker Brand Greats Partners with Nordstrom

The direct-to-consumer footwear label enters the wholesale game for the first time in a deal with the American department store.

The 5 Coolest Sets We Saw at the Men’s Runway Shows at New York Fashion Week

Creative venues included a Chinatown alleyway and an iconic gay bar.
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Greats Company Life and Culture

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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 67 employees.

  • Who are Greats competitors?

    Competitors of Greats include Allbirds, Tecovas and Shoe Carnival.

  • Where is Greats headquarters?

    Greats headquarters is located at 85 N 3rd St, Brooklyn.

  • Where are Greats offices?

    Greats has an office in Brooklyn.

  • How many offices does Greats have?

    Greats has 1 office.