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Rothy’s is a revolutionary footwear brand. Rothy’s flats are made with an innovative 3D knitting process of fibers from 100% recycled plastic water bottles. The soft fiber becomes a breathable upper that won’t lose shape and wicks away moisture. Rothy’s is located in the heart of San Francisco in a beautiful, dynamic office environment.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)195(-1%)
Job Openings34
Revenue (Y, 2018)$140 M
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Rothy’s

Stephen Hawthornthwaite

Stephen Hawthornthwaite

Co-Founder and CEO
Roth Martin

Roth Martin

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
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Rothy’s Office Locations

Rothy’s has offices in San Francisco, Boston and Roma
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
855 Montgomery St, San Francisco
Boston, MA, US
211 Newbury St
San Francisco, CA, US
2448 Fillmore St, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
501 Pacific Ave, San Francisco
Roma, IT
Piazza Venezia, 11
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Rothy’s Financials and Metrics

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Rothy’s total Funding

$42 m

Rothy’s latest funding size

$35 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Rothy’s investors

Rothy’s's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $35 m. In total, Rothy’s has raised $42 m
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Rothy’s Revenue

Rothy’s's revenue was reported to be $140 m in Y, 2018

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Rothy’s Operating Metrics

Dec, 2018

Pairs Sold

1.4 m
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Rothy’s Cybersecurity Score

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Rothy’s Online and Social Media Presence

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Rothy’s News and Updates

Rothy’s finally made a lace-up sneaker, and it’s amazing

The Rothy’s Lace Up is a super comfortable, eco-friendly shoe perfect for every day. Everyone needs a pair of bright, simple sneakers that are casual enough to go with anything, but snazzy enough to look put together. Rothy’s has just launched the perfect pair for women.Read Full Story

Shoe companies Rothy’s and Steve Madden are at each other’s throats

In August, after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the venture-backed shoe startup Rothy’s, shoe giant Steven Madden filed a pre-emptive lawsuit asking a federal court to rule that its Rosy Flat shoes don’t copy design elements of the Point ballet flat that Rothy’s began selling soon after it…

Rothy’s and Everlane both use recycled plastic to make comfortable women’s flats — here's how they compare in comfort, style, and price

Rothy's and Everlane are two popular brands that offer knit flats.  They're both made from recycled plastic bottles and are comfortable, breathable, and stylish. But they differ in feel, color options, and price (Rothy's are $125-$145, while Everlane's are $98).  If you don't want to spend more …

Rothy’s, whose ballet flats for women are already everywhere, just launched a sneaker, too

If you are a woman who has used the internet to buy something, particularly if you are a woman who has used the internet to buy something in the Bay Area, there’s a very high likelihood you have seen ads for Rothy’s everywhere you go on social media, particularly Facebook. In fact, they’ve likely be…

Rothy’s, the viral Silicon Valley shoe brand, is coming for your kids

The brand just launched a kids’ version of its popular adult shoe, made out of recycled water bottles. Will consumers shell out $65 for a pair? I’m trying to be a responsible mom, so I sometimes attempt to teach my toddler about recycling. But when I explain that we put used yogurt containers and …

Rothy’s Blogs

The Rothy’s Road Trip

Get in, we're going on a road trip. If you’re anything like us, you’ve had vacation on the brain for quite some time. To end the summer right, we’re starting in Los Angeles and heading to our favorite desert destination, Palm Springs. Along the way, we’re stopping at a few of our go-to spots. Plus, …

Three loafers, three looks.

We just launched three new colors in our best selling men’s silhouette, The Driving Loafer. Perfect for lounging poolside, working from the couch or grabbing dinner with friends, these comfortable classics are practically made for summer fun.  To celebrate this launch, we asked our very own Communi…

Why The Summer Archive Event?

First things first: Why are we having a final sale event? Part of being a sustainable brand means finding every product a home—which is why we’re bringing back a few favorites for the season and beyond.  While we try to produce just the right amount of product each time, there can sometimes be a lit…

Distinguishing fraudulent sites from Rothy’s.

At Rothy’s, we believe in using innovative craftsmanship and intentional design to craft products with purpose. Every shoe and bag we make is designed to be remarkably durable, sustainable and machine washable—and it’s important to us that the styles you receive live up to these standards. More

Meet The Hemp Collection.

Hemp may be one of the oldest textiles on earth—like 8,000 BC old—but we see it as the fiber of the future. Our new collection is a curated assortment of styles made with a blend of sustainably grown hemp, cotton and our signature thread made from water bottles. At its core, The Hemp Collection is …

Honoring Pride in 2021

In honor of Pride, this year Rothy’s is partnering with Melonie and Melorra Green: Twin sisters, co-executive directors of the African American Arts & Culture Complex in San Francisco, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and all-around leaders in the local activism scene. And this year, they add …
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Rothy’s Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rothy’s founded?

    Rothy’s was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Rothy’s key executives?

    Rothy’s's key executives are Stephen Hawthornthwaite and Roth Martin.

  • How many employees does Rothy’s have?

    Rothy’s has 195 employees.

  • What is Rothy’s revenue?

    Latest Rothy’s annual revenue is $140 m.

  • What is Rothy’s revenue per employee?

    Latest Rothy’s revenue per employee is $717.9 k.

  • Who are Rothy’s competitors?

    Competitors of Rothy’s include Atoms, PUMA and Adidas.

  • Where is Rothy’s headquarters?

    Rothy’s headquarters is located at 855 Montgomery St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Rothy’s offices?

    Rothy’s has offices in San Francisco, Boston and Roma.

  • How many offices does Rothy’s have?

    Rothy’s has 5 offices.