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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
Culture scoreA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)167(+3%)
Job Openings6
Revenue (FY, 2018)£15.2 M(+45%)

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

$60.5 m

Lyst latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Lyst investors

Lyst's latest funding round in April 2015 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Lyst has raised $60.5 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)
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

-48.5 x

EV/EBIT

-45.4 x

EV/CFO

-60.1 x

Revenue/Employee

115.6k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Lyst Online and Social Media Presence

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Lyst Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    94/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Lyst Blogs

Jelly Sandals Are the Latest Take on the “Ugly Shoe” Trend

Having benefitted from a high-fashion makeover, as well as a renewal in interest for all things related to nostalgia, jelly shoes are making a comeback for the Summer: there has been an 82% month-on-month increase in online searches on Lyst since April. Labels like Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Simone Rocha, a…

Caroline Flack’s Outfits Are the Real Winners of Love Island

Love Island 2019 has once again become this Summer’s most talked-about show on British TV, with millions of us watching the islanders couple up, break up and make up. While the winning duo has yet to be announced, Lyst’s data team has been monitoring UK fashion search and sales patterns online, and …

Kate or Meghan: Who Really Has the Most Influence on Fashion?

Duchesses Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle regularly provide fashion inspiration to customers around the world, more often than not prompting specific items to sell out. Based on the analysis of over 20 million search queries over the past two years, Lyst has examined some of the most talked-about f…

These Are the Five Best-Selling Styles of Summer Dresses Right Now

Dresses are an undisputable Spring/Summer staple for many. They can be both statement-making and office-appropriate, and over the past few months, five trends have been dominating this category. Ahead, see the types of dresses that have been driving demand amongst online customers. 1. Slip Dresses D…

From Gucci to Off-White, Luxury Belts Are Driving Big Sales

Since January, Gucci’s signature logo belt has driven 642% more searches than the second most popular luxury belt on Lyst.  For the fourth time in the last year and a half, Gucci’s signature logo belt has entered the Lyst Index as one of the Hottest Women’s Products of the quarter. Driving over 237K…

Sneakers Top the World’s Hottest Women’s Products List in Q1

Footwear officially remains one of the hottest product categories in womenswear. Having been searched every 2 minutes on Lyst since the beginning of January, the Alexander McQueen oversized sole sneakers top this quarter’s hottest women’s products list, followed by the Gucci Ace sneakers and the stu…
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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 167 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 £91.2 k.

  • Who are Lyst competitors?

    Competitors of Lyst include Rue Gilt Groupe, Videdressing and Depop.

  • 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.