Memebox (pronounced "mi-mi-box") is a consumer ecommerce start-up headquartered in San Francisco, California. A Y-Combinator portfolio company, Memebox was started in 2012 as an online beauty retailer in Seoul, Korea. After experiencing tremendous growth, the company expanded internationally and now has offices in Korea, China, the US, and beyond. We strive to offer our customers an easy and reliable way to access the trendiest yet most affordable beauty products, inspired by Korean and Asian beauty culture. Our experts carefully curate non-subscription, themed beauty boxes with full-sized products for a fun and playful way to discover new skincare and cosmetic brands. For the returning customer looking to re-purchase their new favorites, our e-commerce and mobile platform offers the box products and more, ranging from skincare to cosmetics, to hair and body care. We also collaborate with rising digital stars to produce our own private label brands, and ensure that our high-quality collections are at the forefront of this season's beauty trends. Our mobile-to-doorstep delivery model guarantees a fulfilling and fun experience you won't want to miss.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
291 (est)+3%
Memebox was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Memebox Office Locations

Memebox has offices in San Francisco and San Leandro
San Francisco, US (HQ)
180 965 Mission St

Memebox Data and Metrics

Memebox Financial Metrics

Memebox's revenue was reported to be $100 m in 2016

Revenue (Y, 2016)

100 m
USDY, 2016


100 m
USDY, 2016


428.9 k

Traffic Overview of Memebox

Memebox Online and Social Media Presence

Memebox News and Updates

Online Korean beauty retailer Memebox raises $60M more to sharpen its focus on the U.S.

 Memebox, a Y Combinator startup that sells Korean beauty products in the U.S. and Asia, has raised $60 million. The cash is an extension of the firm’s Series C round which initially closed at $65.95 million in August. Read More

K-Beauty gurus’ favorite Memebox raises $65.9 million to expand online retail

If you’ve ever binge-watched YouTube makeup tutorials, then you probably know South Korean beauty brand and distributer Memebox thanks to its peeling masks. K-Beauty favorite Memebox — think Sephora for South Korean products — announced today that it scored a $66 million investment led by Formation …

Memebox raises $66M for its e-commerce platform for Korean beauty products

 Memebox, an e-commerce company specializing in beauty products from Korea, has closed a significant $65.95 million Series C funding round to fuel further expansion. Read More

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