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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, US

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)49(-10%)

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, 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

$1.50 m

Time since last funding

5 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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Steven Madden acquires online shoe company Greats

Steve Madden Ltd. said Monday that it has acquired Greats, a Brooklyn-based digitally-native maker of Italian-made sneakers. Greats, whose best-selling shoe is priced in the $159 to $179 range, is a player in the expanding athletic shoe sector at a time when casual styles, even for the office, are …

Cannabis Science Announces NFL Greats Past and Present Set to Participate and Partner With the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard Medical School on May 24-26, 2019

IRVINE, CA, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce the upcoming Global Health Catalyst (GHC) Summit at Harvard Medical School has been further enh…

Harlem Globetrotters To Honor Three Former Greats As "Globetrotters Legends" At Upcoming 2019 Tour Stops

ATLANTA, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced today that the team will honor three former greats as Globetrotter Legends, the team's highest honor short of jersey retirement, at upcoming stops on their 2019 Fan Powered North American Tour. The three ...

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...
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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 49 employees.

  • Who are Greats competitors?

    Competitors of Greats include Allbirds, Zappos 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 1 office.