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PayPal to relaunch Made platform for emerging designers

April 21, 2022

Made, founded in 2009 following the Great Recession of 2008 to support up-and-coming designers, has found a newfound purpose during the COVID-19 pandemic. PayPal’s involvement in Made’s relaunch is part of the payments company’s efforts to close the racial wealth gap and combat economic inequality, per its press release.

“PayPal is proud to work with IMG to relaunch MADE – a powerful platform for fostering diverse and emerging talent in the fashion industry,” Amanda Miller, vice president of corporate affairs at PayPal, said in a statement. “At this critical moment of recovery from the inequitable impacts of the pandemic, MADE x PayPal will contribute to empowering the next generation of diverse designers and building a more inclusive digital economy.”

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