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The Consumer Roundup #6
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Hope you’re having a great weekend. Here’s the latest edition of The Consumer Roundup featuring all the deals in consumer products and technology from the past week.
Deals & Debuts
Lemon Perfect, the hydrating lemon water company, raises $36m led by Goat Rodeo Capital - Forbes
Smartrr, which creates customizable subscriptions for Shopify brands, raises $10m Series A led by Canvas Ventures – TechCrunch
Spiffy, the on-demand car care company, raises $30 million Series C led by Edison Partners - Business Wire
Planetarians, the food tech plant-based meat company, raises $6 million - TechCrunch
ZeroCater, which provides food services for corporations, raises $15m led by Cleveland Avenue - TechCrunch
SendOwl, who is building the commerce layer for digital products, raises $9m led by TheGP - PR Newswire
Unagi, the NFT fantasy sports program, raises $5m - TechCrunch
Vexi, the fintech neobank and credit card company aiming to distrupt the banking system in Mexico, raises $8m Series A - TechCrunch
Dance, the monthly subscription electric bike company, raises €12 million - TechCrunch
Partner Pet, China’s top freeze-dry pet food brand, raises from L Catterton - PR Newswire
Tofurky, one of the leading plant-based meats brands, gets acquired by Morinaga Nutritional Foods - Business Wire
Curated For You, the consumer insights platform for fashion retailers, raises $2.4 seed round - PR Newswire
Superplastic, the world’s top creator of animated celebrities, announces $20m Series A extension round led by Amazon - PR Newswire
Away, the luggage and travel company, is exploring strategic options which could include a sale - Bloomberg
MrBeast debuts chocolate bar brand Deez Nutz - Tubefilter
OCHO Candy collaborates with Miyoko Creamery and launches four plant-based caramels - PR Newswire
Funds Raising Funds
GGV Capital files to raise $2.5 billion for four new funds - Deal Street Asia
Bain Capital raises $2.4 billion for Tech Opportunities fund - TechCrunch
SignalFire raises $900m spread across their four funds - BusinessWire
Robert Covington launches Braemont Capital with $502m AUM - Dallas Innovates
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