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The Consumer Roundup #18
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For all the mothers reading – Happy Mother’s Day! Hope you all have a wonderful day & weekend.
Reminder: If you’re in Dallas, TX – we’re producing another The Consumer VC LIVE event on Tuesday, May 23rd. I’ll be interviewing Matt Alexander, Founder & CEO of Neighborhood Goods followed by a CPG-focused panel with Marisa Bertha (Liquid Death), Blake Wiley (Access Capital), Greg Russell (Pitted Ventures) + a discussion with Lindsay Lightman (RevTech Ventures) about the future of retail from a technology perspective.
If you’re going to be in Dallas or plan on heading there –
On to the fundraising update –
Mother Science, a skin-care brand founded by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and wife & violinist Ann Marie Simpson-Einziger, raises $6.2 million. Female Founders Fund led their seed round. Other investors include: defy.vc, Founders Fund, KarpReilly, H Venture Partners, NewBound Ventures, BFG Partners, Tuesday Capital, Olive Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures, and Hawktail, Drew Houston, John Paul DeJoria, Hedi Gores, Jared Smith, and Toni Ko - Axios
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AudioShake, a company that can can isolate dialogue, vocals, and instrumentals for karaoke, dubbing, synthetic voice, sync licensing, raised $2.7 million seed round led by Indicator Ventures, with participation from Precursor Ventures and Side Door Ventures - Music Business World