Hum Nutrition Scores $5M As Investment Pours Into Ingestibles
The ingestibles category received another stamp of approval from investors with Hum Nutrition finalizing $5 million in Series A funding from CircleUp Growth Partners, Imaginary Ventures and Strand Equity Partners. The deal follows Unilever Ventures’ bet on Nutrafol, CAVU Venture Partners’ infusion into Vital Proteins, Goodwater Capital’s backing of Care/of and Founders Fund’s ...
Vital Proteins Plans Collagen Product Expansion With Funding From CAVU Venture Partners
Vital Proteins has secured a large dose of supplemental income. CAVU Venture Partners poured $19 million in Series A funding into the Chicago-based collagen-boosting nutrition company that sells products in over 8,000 doors at a wide range of retailers, including Whole Foods, Sprouts, Neiman Marcus, Urban Outfitters, Free People, Anthropologie ...
FAR Botanicals And The Grueling Task Of Early-Stage Fundraising
Every pitch to investors begins with a compelling founder story, and here is FAR Botanicals creator Sequoia Brown’s: she’s a former librarian, artist, web designer and Cleveland native who’s overcome adversity (a modest upbringing with a single mother, the tragic death of a sibling and persistent prejudice) with her can-do attitude ...
Shiro Cosmetics Grows Its Niche With The Acquisition Of Hello Waffle Cosmetics
Shiro Cosmetics, pop culture savant of the online beauty segment, has acquired digital makeup brand Hello Waffle Cosmetics. The deal is Portland, Ore.-based Shiro’s second and includes the lipstick line Howl Cosmetics as well as Hello Waffle, which is known for eyeshadow packaging featuring cats dressed up as ...