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Stardoll
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Stardoll
At Stardoll, users create their own dolls -- or choose from the site's ever-growing collection of celebrities -- and dress them in virtual fashions. Celebrity dolls like Avril Lavigne or Justin Timberlake can be customized, sent to friends, or printed for free. Stardoll counts more than 5.5 million users, mostly girls aged 7 to 17.

CEO: Mattias Miksche

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

URL: stardoll.com

Launch: 2004

Funding: $10 million (Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital)

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