DaWanda is the online marketplace for unique and handmade products. Going against the grain of industrialised mass production, DaWanda provides a meeting point for people who know how to appreciate the special qualities of unique and handmade items, and are interested in buying fashion, jewellery and home items. At www.dawanda.com, around 130,000 designers offer over 2 million products for sale, with ca. 7,000 new products added daily. DaWanda was founded by Claudia Helming and Michael Pütz in December 2006, and today has around 1.7 million members. The company is based in Berlin. In studies undertaken by the German language Startup-Monitor of ethority GmbH & Co.KG, DaWanda was elected several times as the favourite startup of internet users.