Here is a list of contenders that we came up with :
Etsy – Kid from the old block by eCommerce lifespan . Marketplace for individual creators and handmade crafts. Solid revenue stream.
Lot18 – Wine and gourmet retailer backed by A-list VCs. Said to be doing 50M-100M in revenues , still a long way before hitting the big B mark but operates in a space that offers a runway to scale.
Fab – Been making a lot of noise with huge funding rounds and a design focused inventory push . A ton of investors from The Washington Post to Kevin Rose backing them.
Gilt Groupe – Membership based flash sale site claiming more than 6M members
Everyday Health – Sort of next gen WebMD, offers online health info and solutions, Said to be eyeing an IPO with revenues approaching $1B
Let us know if there are other fast growing New York eCommerce firms we might have left out.