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The Consumer Roundup #31
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Hope you all had a great weekend and for those in Southern California I hope are all safe from the hurricane and earthquake.
I’ll be planning a few events and webinars for September, including one in Philly during Expo East 👀 More to come!
📆 For August, I’m hosting a Beauty and Personal Care Brands on Tuesday (8/29) at 12 pm PST featuring Sarah Woelfel from Cult Capital, Ming Zhao from PROVEN Skincare, Lisa Guerrera from EXPERIMENT, and Keith Kohler from K2 Financing
I’m also cooking up another event at Expo East, so stay tuned!
Here are the latest consumer fundraises from the past week.
Jinx, the dog food brand that’s backed by Chris Evans, raised $17 million led by Merchant Club with participation from Align Ventures and AF Ventures - BNN Bloomberg
Mixlab, the pet pharmacy that focuses on custom medications, raised a $10 million Series A extension led by Vanterra Ventures with participation from Lakehouse Ventures - TechCrunch
D’Amelio Brands, a collective of brands produced by the D’Amelio family, raised $5 million led by Fifth Growth Fund to expand into food and beverage - FoodBev
Fantasy Life, a sports betting media company founded by former ESPN fantasy analyst Matthew Berry, raised $2 million seed funding. Investors include LRMR Ventures, Casey Wasserman, Josh Allen, Joe Burrow, the family office of LeBron James, Ja’Marr Chase, Austin Ekeler - Gambling Industry News
Voime, the company that provides personalized health products and recommendations, raised $86.5 million Series C from Khosla Ventures, Bold Capital, WRG Ventures - PR Newswire
FIGUR8, the wearable sports tech company that provides accurate musculoskeletal assessments, raised $25 million Series A funding round led by First Spark Ventures with participation from DigiTx Partners and Phoenix Venture Partners - Sports Business Journal
Visana, the virtual women’s health clinic, raised a $10.1 million led by Flare Capital Partners and Frist Cressey Ventures with participation from InHealth Ventures, Oxeon Partners, Pixel Perfect Ventures, and Venture Investors - PR Newswire
Braid, the platform that helps creators create custom landing pages and share their work across the web, raised $6.8 million from Andreesen Horowitz and Initialized Capital - Built In SF
Robomart, the company that is creating self-driving supermarket stores, raised a $2 million seed round led by W Ventures with participation from Wasabi Ventures, SOSV/HAX and Hustle Fund - TechCrunch
Highlight, the tech platform that helps CPG brands with product testing, raised an $18 million Series A led by Acre Venture Partners and HearstLab with participation from Ingeborg Investments and GS Futures - TechCrunch
ShipCalm, the ecommerce fulfillment and logistics startup, raised $2 million from Montage Capital - Business Wire