Emerging Investor And Incubator Patina Takes Minority Stake In Revered British Brand Perfumer H

Patina Brands has secured a minority stake in Perfumer H. The emerging investor, incubator, distributor and advisor declined to disclose the amount of its investment in the London flagship and fragrance brand, which was started in...

Kobe Bryant’s Brand Art Of Sport Fuels Up With $6M To Build Upon His Legacy

Art of Sport has definitely entered the big leagues. The body care, haircare and skincare brand started two years ago by the all-star entrepreneurial lineup of Brian Lee, co-founder of LegalZoom, ShoeDazzle and The Honest Co.; Matthias...

Bellway Secures $2M To Make Fiber Supplementation A Part Of Gen Z And Millennial Consumers’ Regular Routines

Your fiber intake is probably far too low—and Max Dresse aims to do something about it. The 29-year-old omnichannel prodigy who spearheaded Aloha’s, HelloFresh’s and Freshly’s pivots from clicks to bricks has created Bellway, a natural supplement...

Don’t Hide Your Brand’s Flaws And Other Invaluable Advice From Top CPG Investors

It takes more than a good product and robust social following to convince beauty backers to write massive checks, according to three leading investors. Those investors—Catharine Dockery, founder of Vice Ventures, Larry Kahn, founder and managing partner...

DTC Electric Toothbrush Brand Brüush Closes Oversubscribed $6.5M Series A Round

Investors continue to sink their teeth into the direct-to-consumer electric toothbrush segment. Electric toothbrush specialist Brüush has closed an oversubscribed $6.5 million series A funding round, an amount that’s $2 million above its...

Femtech Startup Joylux Adds Kathy Fields As Investor And Board Member, Readies For Expansion

“We are the vagina queens,” declares Colette Courtion, CEO and founder of Joylux. If the market hasn’t yet coronated the femtech firm atop the women’s intimate care territory, it might move in that direction now that Joylux...