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The Consumer Roundup #21
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Hope you all had a wonderful week. Thank you to everyone that came out to our coffee meetup on Wednesday and tuned into our Debt & Equity Webinar.
I’m going to be headed to Chicago next week (June 13-15) for the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo. If you happen to be there or in Chicago in general, would love to say hello.
Now on to our fundraising update –
Deals & Debuts
GetYourGuide, the platform that makes it easy to discover and book your travel, raised $85 million Series F, led by Blue Pool Capital with participation from KKR and Temasek, and a $109 million debt financing round led by UniCredit, with participation from BNP Paribas, Citi and KfW - PR Newswire
Beem, the French startup that makes DIY solar panels that are easy to set up, raises $21.4 Series A from Bpifrance, Alter Equity, 360 Capital, David Sloo, and BNP Paribas Développement, and Cathay Innovation - Tech.eu
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CPG & Consumer Goods
Debut, the vertically integrated beauty company that’s creating novel active ingredients, raised $34M Series B led by BOLD, the venture capital fund of L'Oréal, with participation from Fine Structure Ventures, Material Impact, GS Futures, Cavallo Ventures, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, ACVC Partners - PR Newswire
Chamberlain Coffee, YouTube influencer Emma Chamberlain’s coffee brand, raised $7 million from Blazar Capital, United Talent Agency, Volition Capital, Electric Feel Ventures and Noah Bremen – TechCrunch
Authentic Brands Group, a global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform that owns Forever 21, Brooks Brothers, Lucky Brand, Aéropostale, acquired Hunter Boots’ intellectual property - WWD
Funds Raising Funds
Talis, the U.K. based Seed and Series A generalist VC firm, announces $100 million of $175 million raised in new funding. They will focus on investing in tech infrastructure, climate tech and consumer internet startups across the U.S., Europe and U.K. - Sifted
Selva Ventures, the VC firm that focuses on investing in health and wellness brands like MUD/WTR, Mid-Day Squares and Native Pet, raised $34 million fund 2 - TechCrunch You can check our podcast episode we released this past week Here
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