On Oct. 2, online home-furnishings purveyor Wayfair went public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), pricing its shares above the anticipated range. Battery first invested in Wayfair—and its co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine—in 2011. Battery General Partner Neeraj Agrawal sits on Wayfair’s board.
Click here to read a previous Powered by Battery blog post by Wayfair CEO Shah reviewing “The Everything Store”, a recent book about e-commerce giant Amazon.com by business reporter Brad Stone.
Wayfair co-founders Steve Conine and Niraj Shah, along with their families, at the NYSE opening bell ceremony.
Conine rings the bell with his co-founder Shah.
Home furnishings from Wayfair on the trading-room floor at the NYSE.
Conine and Shah modeling Wayfair’s home goods.
Watching as Wayfair shares begins trading.
Conine and Shah with Battery Ventures General Partner Neeraj Agrawal outside the NYSE.
Congratulations to the Wayfair team!