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The Consumer Roundup #22
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Hope you all had a wonderful week. I’m going to be in Chicago this week for the Retail Innovation Conference. If you’re going to be attending, let me know. It would be great to try to meet up.
Now on to our fundraising update –
Deals & Debuts
2045, the membership network and a physical clubhouse for professionals of color, raises $4.2 million led by Benchstrength with participation from CJ McCollum, Miguel McKelvey, AAF, CT Innovations - AlleyWatch
Dew Drops, an NFT art curation and discovery platform, raises $1.5 million pre-seed round from Dream Ventures with participation from VaynerFund, Polygon Technology Fund, Ruttenberg Gordon Investments, and Slow Ventures - Blockster
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Onebeat, the Israeli startup that helps retailers synchronize store management, online sales, product assortment with AI, raises $10 million Series B led by Magenta Venture Partners with participation from AnD Ventures, INcapital Ventures, J-Ventures, Surround Ventures, and Wilson’s Bird Capital - CTech
Bonside, the revenue-based financing platform for brick-and-mortar businesses, raises $4.35 million led by Floating Point with participation from 81 Collection, TMV and Philz Coffee’s Jacob Jaber- TechCrunch
mend, a wellness digital platform and supplement nutrition company raises undisclosed round from Colorcon Ventures - PR Newswire
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