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Hypebeast

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Hypebeast
Type of site
Digital Media
OwnerHypebeast Limited
Websitewww.hypebeast.com
CommercialYes
Launched2005[1]

Hypebeast Limited (stylized HYPEBEAST Limited) is a digital media and e-commerce company based in Hong Kong. Founded as a sneaker culture blog by Kevin Ma in 2005,[2][3][4] Hypebeast offers sneakers- and fashion-focused digital media oriented towards youth and young adults.

"Hypebeast" is listed as a term in dictionary.com.[5]

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On April 11 2016, Hypebeast Limited filed for an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s Growth Enterprise Market, which is specifically designed for emerging companies.[6][7][8] It was the best-performing IPO in Asia in 2016.[6] As of April 2016 the company was valued at US$270 million.[9] In 2018 the brand began an annual multi-brand fashion, food and music event in New York City called Hypefest.[10]

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  1. Kevin Ma Interview Fashionista 2015/12
  2. "How 'Hypebeast' Became Much More Than a Sneaker Blog". Fashionista. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  3. "Fast Talk: How This "Sneakerhead" Built A Major Online Magazine". Fast Company. 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  4. "He's domain man". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  5. "Hypebeast". dictionary.com. 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Lifestyle Blog Hypebeast Soars 708% in Record Asia Debut". Bloomberg.com. 2016-04-11. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  7. "Hypebeast's Record-breaking IPO Debut Shines A Light On The Booming Streetwear Market". Fashionista. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  8. "News Bites | Hypebeast Launches Hypekids". The Business of Fashion. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2017-07-18.
  9. "Hypebeast Files for IPO". The Business of Fashion. 2016-04-08. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
  10. HYPEBEAST’S KEVIN MA DOESN’T CARE ABOUT SNEAKERS ANYMORE. HE WANTS TO START A BOOK CLUB INSTEAD Georgia Frances King, Quartz Media, September 23, 2018
  11. "Webby". Webby Awards Award. 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  12. "Webby". Webby Award. 2016-08-27. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  13. "MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES-Hypebeast". Fast Company. 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  14. "Tatler". Tatler. 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2018-05-21.

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