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Lyst is a company developing a fashion marketplace platform. It offers a universal cart that enables users to make a purchase from multiple retailers in a single checkout. The platform offers fashion intelligence and insights based on product changes analysis and user behaviour.  

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQLondon, GB
Websitelyst.com
Employee Ratings4.4
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)222(+4%)
Job Openings33
Revenue (FY, 2018)£15.2 M(+45%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Lyst

Chris Morton

Chris Morton

Founder & CEO
Sebastjan Trepca

Sebastjan Trepca

Chief Product Officer
Jose Ojeda

Jose Ojeda

COO
Lucas McGregor

Lucas McGregor

CTO
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Lyst Office Locations

Lyst has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
4th Floor, The Minster Building, 21 Mincing Ln
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Lyst Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

Lyst total Funding

$145.5 m

Lyst latest funding size

$85 m

Time since last funding

a month ago

Lyst investors

Lyst's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $85 m. In total, Lyst has raised $145.5 m. Lyst's latest valuation is reported to be £124.6 m.
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Lyst Revenue

Lyst's revenue was reported to be £15.23 m in FY, 2018 which is a 44.7% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

15.2m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

44.7%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(2.5m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(2.5m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(2.6m)

Market valuation

124.6m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

6.5m

EV

119.6m
  • Source: Company Filings
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

225.6k1.0m3.9m6.1m10.5m15.2m

Revenue growth, %

356%73%45%

Operating expense total

1.1m3.0m10.1m17.9m17.9m17.9m

EBITDA

(907.3k)(1.9m)(6.0m)(11.6m)(7.2m)(2.5m)
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

819.4k58.0k7.8m3.1m13.9m7.0m6.5m

Accounts Receivable

3.9k94.3k365.1k876.3k1.6m2.4m3.0m

Current Assets

823.3k152.3k9.6m4.4m16.3m10.3m10.3m

PP&E

5.0k40.0k199.8k339.6k405.0k318.0k230.1k
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(867.6k)(1.8m)(5.8m)(11.5m)(7.3m)(2.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(789.9k)(1.6m)(5.6m)(11.3m)(6.8m)(2.0m)

Cash From Financing Activities

2.7m7.6m1.1m22.5m(344.9k)1.9m

Net Change in Cash

1.8m5.9m(4.7m)11.0m(7.5m)(504.9k)
GBPFY, 2011

Financial Leverage

1 x
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Lyst Operating Metrics

Lyst's Users was reported to be 150 m in May, 2021.
May, 2021

Brands

17 k

Products

8 m

Users

150 m
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Lyst Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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Lyst Online and Social Media Presence

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Lyst Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    95/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    95/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Lyst News and Updates

London-based fashion platform Lyst scoops up $85 million, snags Spotify’s Director of Product, lysting imminent?

London-based global fashion shopping platform Lyst has raised $85 million in a round that saw participation from a number of existing investors including Draper Esprit. The round welcomed new players Fidelity International, Novator Capital, Giano Capital, and former Apple executive Pascal Cagni’s C4…

UK fashion portal Lyst raises $85M in a ‘pre-IPO’ round, reportedly at a $500M valuation

E-commerce continues to be a huge focus for investors watching consumer behavior and spending patterns in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. In the latest development, UK startup Lyst, a portal for high fashion brands and stores to sell directly to users, has picked up $85 million, in what the start…

These are the 20 hottest fashion brands in the world right now, according to Lyst

Gucci was the hottest fashion brand in the second quarter of 2019, according to the latest quarterly Lyst Index report, released this week.  The Lyst Index examines a wide range of data points to determine the buzziest brands and products. It also considers findings from Google and social media s…

Connectif partners with Lyst on Islamic finance platform

Connectif today announces the launch of its new, innovative Islamic finance platform, iWAVE, powered...

Royal Wedding Celebrities Boost Lyst Searches By 3,000 Percent for These Luxury Brands

The Royal Wedding Saw Search Spikes of 3000% for These Brands on LVMH Financed Platform Lyst

LVMH Pumps Over $60 Million Into Lyst

Fashion platform Lyst has forged a strategic partnership with the world’s largest luxury conglomerate as the e-commerce market heats up.
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Lyst Blogs

Royal Tour of South Africa: Meghan Markle’s Immediate Impact on Fashion Is More Tangible Than Ever

On Monday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle touched down in South Africa for the start of their first royal tour as a family of three, and the Duchess of Sussex’s outfits have already had a strong influence on shoppers around the world. Lyst’s data team has been monitoring search data over the past fe…

The 6 Brands That Got Everyone Searching After Copenhagen Fashion Week

Following a week of fashion shows in Copenhagen, Lyst’s data team monitored how the Scandinavian street style influenced shoppers all over the world — and the results are in. These are the 6 brands that took over the streets of the Danish capital and that got everyone searching. Bottega Veneta Dubbe…

The 5 Biggest Shopping Trends Influenced by the Street Style at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Copenhagen Fashion Week is over, and in just a week, show-goers gave us all the inspiration we’ll need to finish the year in style. Lyst’s data team monitored real-time search data over the past seven days, and these are the key street style trends that instantly sent people searching and browsing o…

Luxury Beach Wear Took Menswear by Storm This Quarter

With Summer comes the search for hot weather-friendly clothing, which has translated into a rise in global demand for updated vacation essentials. Among the Hottest Men’s Products featuring in this quarter’s Lyst Index are a short-sleeved shirt, swimming trunks, and pool slides, which respectively r…

A New Generation of “It” Bags Tops the World’s Hottest Women’s Products List in Q2

After a quarter that saw shoes and small accessories dominate the women’s products list, a new generation of “It” bags is taking over. For the second quarter of 2019, three handbags are some of the hottest products of the season, taking the first, third and fifth spots respectively in the latest Lys…

Celebrity Influencers Were the Most Powerful Forces in Fashion This Quarter

Between high-profile partnerships and perfectly timed Instagram content, celebrities have been the driving force behind some of the most powerful fashion moments of the last three months. A-listers like Beyoncé, Jeff Goldblum, and Khloé Kardashian have had an undeniable influence on shopping behavio…
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Lyst Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lyst founded?

    Lyst was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Lyst key executives?

    Lyst's key executives are Chris Morton, Sebastjan Trepca and Jose Ojeda.

  • How many employees does Lyst have?

    Lyst has 222 employees.

  • What is Lyst revenue?

    Latest Lyst annual revenue is £15.2 m.

  • What is Lyst revenue per employee?

    Latest Lyst revenue per employee is £68.6 k.

  • Who are Lyst competitors?

    Competitors of Lyst include Trend Nation, Rue Gilt Groupe and The Black Tux.

  • Where is Lyst headquarters?

    Lyst headquarters is located at 4th Floor, The Minster Building, 21 Mincing Ln, London.

  • Where are Lyst offices?

    Lyst has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Lyst have?

    Lyst has 1 office.