Etsy IPO rumored by Sharon Hill in Marketplace 16 Jan 2015 Craft marketplace Etsy is expecting to raise $300 million with an Initial Public Offering (IPO), according to Bloomberg News. It could happen by the end of March. Etsy last reported annual gross merchandise sales for 2013, stating a total of $1.35 billion. In the last year it has expanded mobile and so This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share etsyFinancial resultsInvestors Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.