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The 9 Best Gadget Holders/Cases For Dad

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Does your Dad have a Kindle, iPad, AND Macbook Pro? Does he know about the hot new app that makes your pictures look like a Polaroid photo from the original 1947 camera AND prints directly out on your printer via your WiFi network (that doesn’t actually exist…yet).  Does your Father often get the new generation of iPhone before you do?  Don’t worry, you’re not alone – the Tech Dad is a phenomenon sweeping the nation, with my own father among them. Or maybe your dad just got his very first iPhone and still doesn’t know how to text. Either way, he needs a cool and functional case to make sure his tech toys stay in top notch condition! (more…)

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6 Totally Unique Rustic Style Pieces

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Rustic Chic has been a huge trend in home decorating. From reclaimed wood to industrial style furniture, a rustic piece can give any home a huge dose of character. Whether you’re decorating a small Manhattan apartment, homey summer lake house, or a family style house,  these six pieces are on point with the latest trend while still being unique and custom to your tastes.

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Customer Story: A Necklace for Mom Starring Mom

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You might remember a little something we created for Mother’s Day called Momtage. Well here is Momtage in action! We asked you to upload pictures of your mom when she was young. Christina then used Hatch Compass to find the perfect photo gift to put her picture on and what resulted is a gorgeous necklace and memory that her mom can keep forever.

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6 Ways to Optimize Your Listings for Sales

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Learnings from Interviews with Hatch Users

We recently conducted a series of ‘usability tests’ with savvy shoppers browsing and choosing items to buy on Hatch. We wanted to share with you some of the most important things we’ve found so that you can dramatically increase your conversion rates on your Hatch product listings (and elsewhere!).

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Hatch Makes Time Inc.’s Top 10 NYC Startups to Watch for 2014

And we’re not only deeply honored, but still pinching ourselves to make sure it’s real!

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It seems like only yesterday that we started Hatch from the couch in Ryan’s West Village apartment. Our mission was to create a different kind of retail experience, a place where you didn’t just have to settle for things that were “good enough.” We wanted Hatch to be the kind of place where you could put you own personal touch on any product you saw (jewelry, home decor, accessories etc.) and have that product made-to-order just for you, resulting in something that is meaningful, creative, and utterly unique.

As a founder, you rarely look up to take in what your team has created because you’re so focused on hitting the next milestone and the one after that, not to mention just surviving. While the road ahead remains long, this moment is a wonderful opportunity to reflect just how far our mighty team of 8 has come along since that time on Ryan’s couch. In just under 2 years, Hatch has become home to 1000 curated makers from 18 different countries and over 3000 customizable products (resulting in over 50,000 unique product combinations) that can be personalized to your heart’s content. We’ve brought together customers and makers who were 10,000 miles apart to create unique, made-to-order items that simply couldn’t be found in a regular store.

Thank you Time Magazine for recognizing our work and giving us a reason to stop and celebrate.

Onwards!

-Anastasia & Ryan, on behalf of the entire Hatch team

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