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A $34 Million Fund 2 Focused on Healthier Living // Kiva Dickinson & Madeline Kaplan, Selva Ventures
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A $34 Million Fund 2 Focused on Healthier Living // Kiva Dickinson & Madeline Kaplan, Selva Ventures
The Consumer VC episode #300 with Kiva Dickinson & Madeline Kaplan, Selva Ventures
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Hey friends,

We have two amazing investors on the show today who just came off raising a $34 million Fund 2. Kiva Dickinson and Madeline Kaplan from Selva Ventures. Selva Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to partnering with consumer brands that promote healthier living.

We discuss:

  • How Fund 2 is different to Fund 1

  • The difference between clean and clinically backed beauty brands

  • Do they value $1 of online revenue more than $1 in retail revenue

  • What’s changed across the DTC landscape throughout the pandemic & more

Thank you for listening!


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The Consumer VC

The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.