Sekhmet Ventures Grows Its Clean Beauty And Wellness Portfolio By Backing Fragrance Brand Heretic
Sekhmet Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in clean beauty and wellness, has invested in the boundary-busting natural fragrance brand Heretic. The amount of the firm’s investment wasn’t disclosed, but it injects startups with on average $500,000 to $1.5 million in seed funding, and accelerates their business through its technological, financial, marketing, ...
Multi-Brand Beauty Company Rare Beauty Brands Launches With The Acquisition Of Plant Apothecary
Rare Beauty Brands, a new company from the leadership of Patchology built to foster emerging brands, has purchased Plant Apothecary. The company focuses on brands with groundbreaking entrepreneurs spearheading product development, clear points of differentiation and masstige to prestige positioning that have demonstrated market traction, but aren’t equipped with the funding, skill ...
Teen Wellness Brand Blume Is Growing Up With $3M In Funding
Blume is out to make a tumultuous life transition a little less so by providing teens and tweens natural skincare and period products they can trust. Now, it’s making a business transition from early startup to budding consumer packaged goods contender a little less tumultuous by raising $3.3 million from Felicis Ventures, Victress ...
Fast-Growing Wellness Supplement Brand 8Greens Receives Minority Investment From Prelude Growth Partners
Wellness supplement brand 8Greens has added a new sort of green to its business: a minority investment from Prelude Growth Partners. Created by former model and cancer survivor Dawn Russell, 8Greens has achieved 400% annual sales growth driven by a single product, a tube of 10 effervescent tablets filled with greens Americans ...
New Clean Beauty And Wellness VC Firm Sekhmet Ventures Launches With Investment In Ingestible Brand Stamba
Sekhmet Ventures, a new venture capital firm dedicated to the beauty and wellness category, has launched with an investment in superfood ingestible brand Stamba. The firm is putting seed investments ranging primarily from $500,000 to $1.5 million toward companies targeting specific concerns with rigor baked into their business models, differentiated products and patentable ...
The $900M Elemis Deal: What High Valuations Mean For Indie Beauty Brands
The beauty bull market received another upward jolt earlier this month with the revelation that global beauty giant L’Occitane had acquired British skincare leader Elemis for $900 million. L’Occitane, which was the first French company to go public in Hong Kong, picked up Elemis from Steiner Leisure and private ...