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Company typePrivate
Founded2008; 16 years ago (2008)
Area served
Key people
Thomas Plantenga (CEO)
ProductsUsed clothing and various products
Revenue€371.4 million (2022)[1]
Number of employees
1242 (2022)

Vinted, UAB Group, commonly known as Vinted is a Lithuanian online marketplace for buying, selling and exchanging new or secondhand items, mainly clothing and accessories.[2]


In 2008, Milda Mitkute and Justas Janauskas co-founded Vinted in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 2012, Vinted partnered with Lemon Labs, a Lithuanian-based app development consultancy to launch their mobile app.[3]

In 2016, Vinted's management team was joined by Dutch businessman Thomas Plantenga as a strategy consultant, and he has since become CEO.[4]

In 2019, Vinted became Lithuania's first tech unicorn by raising €128 million at €1 billion valuation in a round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners[5]

In October 2020 Vinted acquired United Wardrobe, a Dutch competitor.[6]

In 2024 Vinted acquired Trendsales, a Danish competitor.[7]

As of March 2024, Vinted is available in twenty-one countries and has more than 65 million registered users.[8]

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  2. ^ "The story behind Lithuanian secondhand marketplace Vinted". 15 January 2015. Archived from the original on 9 June 2021. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Vinted Case Study". Lemon Labs. Archived from the original on 30 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  4. ^ Knowles, Kitty. "Step Into Vinted: The World's Largest Pre-Loved Fashion Marketplace". Forbes. Archived from the original on 14 August 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Lithuania crowns its first tech unicorn! Vinted, second-hand fashion marketplace, pockets €128 million and secures €1 billion valuation". 29 November 2019. Archived from the original on 20 October 2021. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  6. ^ "Second-hand fashion consolidation: Lithuanian unicorn Vinted acquires Dutch competitor United Wardrobe". Silicon Canals. Archived from the original on 1 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Vinted acquires Danish second-hand marketplace Trendsales". 5 March 2024. Archived from the original on 4 April 2024. Retrieved 4 April 2024.
  8. ^ "About Vinted". Vinted. Archived from the original on 19 June 2018. Retrieved 30 November 2022.