GOAT Names Former Twitter COO To Board

Los Angeles-based GOAT, which operates an online sneaker marketplace, said on Thursday that it has named former Twitter COO Adam Bain to its board of directors. GOAT, led by Eddy Lu and co-founded by Daishin Sugano, is venture backed by Accel Partners, Matrix Partners, and Upfront Ventures, and has raised $37.6M in total. Accel's Ryan Sweeney, Matrix Partners' Josh Hannah, and Upfront's Greg Bettinelli also sit on the company's board of directors. GOAT said Bain first started out as a customer of the marketplace, which lets members sell and buy collectible sneakers.