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About Fancy

Fancy, created by thingd (Thing Daemon), is a social shopping and blogging platform to list products. Fancy's scrapbooking and shopping site allows a user to create a catalog of favorite things around the web and around the world. Fancy users can curate a collection of things they love, receive updates on favorite brands and stores and share discoveries all in one place.

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96 Spring Street

New York, New York, 10012,

United States


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Fancy Patents

Fancy has filed 6 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Advertising techniques
  • Internet advertising methods
  • Online advertising
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Latest Fancy News

Flights of Fancy at the Fitz

Jun 1, 2022

Flights of Fancy at the Fitz The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Belfast has created an overnight package, Flights with Fitz, which is aimed at fans of gin and whiskey. As well as an overnight stay in a guestroom, Flights with Fitz provides an opportunity to sample a variety of quality Irish gin and whiskey variants, explained Cian Landers, General Manager of the Fitzwilliam Hotel. Cian said: “Whether you’re a fan of gin and whiskey or interested in finding out more, this package is the perfect way to spend an evening. The tasting flights we have specially curated, include six drinks in total – three of each spirit – so guests can indulge themselves in a sociable tipple with a loved one before retiring to one of our fabulous rooms on the 9th floor to enjoy the beautiful city views. “Our friendly and knowledgeable bartenders will be on hand to answer any questions regarding tasting notes, and we just happen to have some of the best cocktails in Belfast. That means if guests are inspired by their tasting flights experience our mixologist can prepare a gin or whiskey inspired cocktail as a nightcap”, said Cian. The Flights with Fitz package is priced from €139pp based on two people sharing and includes six tasting samples in total, shared between two people, as well as an overnight stay in a city view room at the top of the hotel, and a full Irish breakfast in the morning. This offer is available for booking until 30th September 2022, for more information or to book call +442890 442080 or visit . Get our newsletter every weekday morning and start the day with the latest news from Ireland's hospitality sector SUBSCRIBE!

Fancy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Fancy's headquarters?

    Fancy's headquarters is located at 96 Spring Street, New York.

  • What is Fancy's latest funding round?

    Fancy's latest funding round is Series E.

  • How much did Fancy raise?

    Fancy raised a total of $98M.

  • Who are the investors of Fancy?

    Investors of Fancy include Culture Convenience Club, Carlos Slim, Richard C. Perry, Allen & Company, Jack Dorsey and 16 more.

  • Who are Fancy's competitors?

    Competitors of Fancy include Pinterest and 5 more.

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