“Fashion Metric, a two-year-old startup that can provide a retailer with your body measurement by asking you less than a dozen questions, has raised a $1 million seed round led by Tahoma Ventures and plans to launch its service in February with three customers. Corsa Ventures, Elementum Ventures and several angels also participated in the round.”

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