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The Consumer Roundup #8
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With that said, here’s the latest edition of The Consumer Roundup featuring all the deals in consumer products and technology from the past week.
Deals & Debuts
BelliWelli, the gut health-focused food brand, raises $15.4m Series A led by The Invus Group - FoodBev
Immi, the high protein plant-based ramen brand, raises $10m led by Touch Capital - TechCrunch
SafKan Health, a startup that makes it easy to remove earwax, raises $8m Series A led by Unorthodox Ventures - FinSMEs
Skin + Me, a skincare consultation service and brand based in London, raises €11m Series B led by Octopus Ventures - FinSMEs
Shef, a marketplace that connects chefs to consumers, raises $73.5m Series B led by CRV - TechCrunch
Circ, the textile circular fashion company, raises $25m - EcoTextile
Jump, the ticketing startup that was founded by Marc Lore and Alex Rodriquez, raises $20m led by Forerunner - SportsPro
Una Brands, the Singapore-based e-commerce aggregator, raises $30m pre-Series C from Northstar Group - TechCrunch
Oats Overnight, the high protein oatmeal brand, raises $20m from Singh Capital Partners, BFG Partners, Impatient Ventures, Watchfire Ventures, Morrison Seger Venture Capital Partners, Vanterra Ventures, Access Capital, Pure Ventures - PR Newswire
A.P.C., a global French clothing brand, sells controlling stake to L Catterton - PR Newswire
Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn, the premium popcorn brand, raises $3m Series A led by JACS Capital - Gifts and Dec
MasPanadas, the frozen packaged empanadas brand from Rockville, MD (the town next to my hometown REPRESENT), raises an undisclosed seed round led by Angeles Investors and Union Kitchen Ventures - PR Newswire
Funds Raising Funds
Kinship Ventures, a VC fund focused on investing in early-stage consumer, technology and Web3 companies led by Gwyneth Paltrow and Moj Mahdararaises, is raising a $75m debut fund - Axios
Electrify Video Partners raises $50m to acquire Youtube channels - TubeFilter
Founders Fund cuts 8th fund in half from ~$1.8b to $900m - Axios
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