thefashionlaw.com Aug. 27, 2019
Rihanna Has Landed $50 Million In Funding For Her Savage X Fenty Venture, Per WSJ — The Fashion Law
Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty lingerie brand has landed a reported $50 million in new funding, “bringing the total amount invested in the company to roughly $70 million,” according to the Wall Street Journal . Savage X Fenty – which is a joint venture between the singer-slash-budding retail mogul’s bran
pymnts.com Jul. 26, 2019
How Calm Became A Billion Dollar Business
Startups, particularly in retail, often run into difficulty when in search of an innovative entrance point to the marketplace they come up with a solution to a problem that no one actually has. Sometimes, with very good marketing, a business can sell the consumer on the problem and then the solution — but usually such […]
businessofapps.com Jul. 4, 2019
Calm, The Mental Health And Meditation 'Unicorn', Adds $27M To Series B Round
Meditation app Calm has raised an additional $27 million in Series B funding less than five months after securing $88 million and becoming the world's first mental health unicorn earlier this year. The additional investment came from US venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners and was revealed in a blog post published by partner Nicole Quinn. This takes the company's overall funding to date to $143 million, according to its Crunchbase profile. Calm has become one of the world's most popu
techcrunch.com Jul. 1, 2019
Calm Raises $27M To Mcconaughey You To Sleep – Techcrunch
Meditation app unicorn Calm wants you to doze off to the dulcet tones of actor Matthew McConaughey’s southern drawl or writer Stephen Fry’s English accent. Calm’s Sleep Stories feature that launched last year is a hit, with more than 150 million listens from its 2 million paid sub…
thetwentyminutevc.com Jun. 28, 2019
20VC: Cameo's Steven Galanis On Why You Must Fall In Love With Your Mission Not Your Product, How To Extract As Much Value From Your Investor Base As Possible & Should You Really Hire For 6 Months Ahead Of What You Need?
Steven Galanis is the Founder @ Cameo, the startup has raised over $65m in VC funding from Bedrock Lightspeed, Kleiner Perkins and Spark Capital.
adweek.com Mar. 18, 2019
As The Classic Department Store Falters, These 4 Challengers Want To Upend The Retail Model – Adweek
New companies like Neighborhood Goods and Showfields are trying to reinvent the retail model, right during what experts are calling a retail renaissance.