San Francisco-based Zesty, a healthy food delivery service, has secured $17 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Index Ventures led the round with participation from Founders Fund and Forerunner Ventures.
The Dollar Shave Club has raised $75 million in Series D funding, according to the company. The investors in this round include Technology Crossover Ventures, Dragoneer, Comcast Ventures and Forerunner Ventures. The capital infusion will be used for growth and expansion. Based in Venice, California, the Dollar Shave Club is a provider of razors and other personal grooming products.
Retail tech company INTURN has closed $3.6 million in funding. Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Novel TMT Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Ariba co-founder Bobby Lent, T5 Capital and Beanstalk Ventures.
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Italian footwear provider M.Gemi has secured about $14 million in funding. General Catalyst led the round with participation from Forerunner Ventures and Breakaway Ventures.
Utah-based Cotopaxi, a consumer outdoor gear and apparel company, has received $6.5 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates, Forerunner Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures.
Family-focused rideshare service Shuddle has raised $9.6 million in Series A funding. RRE Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Comcast Ventures, Forerunner Ventures and Accel Partners.
Cendana Capital has closed on a new $50 million fund of funds and raised money for a direct investment fund, Managing Partner Michael Kim said. The new fund, Cendana Capital II, is a step up from Cendana’s first fund, which was $28.5 million.
Beauty brand Glossier has closed $8.4 million in Series A funding. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included 14W, TOMS Capital, Manzanita Capital, WME, Forerunner Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures.
Chime has secured $8 million in funding in a round led by Crosslink Capital. The other investors were Homebrew, Forerunner Ventures and PivotNorth Capital. Based in San Francisco, Chime is a bank account and rewards app for millennials.
Brickstream has bought Nomi, a New York City-based location analytics firm. No financial terms were disclosed. Nomi’s backers included Accel Partners, First Round Capital, CAA Ventures, SV Angel, Forerunner Ventures and Greycroft Partners.
According to a company spokesperson, Venice, Calif.-based men’s lifestyle brand Dollar Shave Club has closed $50 million in Series C funding. Technology Crossover Ventures led the round with participation from Forerunner Ventures and Venrock.
Retention Science, a Santa Monica, Calif-based retention marketing firm, has raised $7 million in Series A financing. Upfront Ventures led the round with participation from investors that included Baroda Ventures, Forerunner Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, the firm has appointed Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures and Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures to its board of directors.
Bonobos said Thursday that it has closed $55 million in Series D funding. Coppel Capital led the round with participation from investors that included Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nordstrom, Mousse Partners, Glynn Capital Management, Forerunner Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Based in New York City, Bonobos is a men’s clothing brand.
Chloe + Isabel said Friday that it has received $15 million in Series C funding. SoftBank Capital led the round with participation from previous backers General Catalyst Partners, First Round Capital, Forerunner Ventures and Floodgate Fund. Based in New York City, Chloe + Isabel is a social commerce jewelry company.
Darby Smart said Wednesday that it has closed $6.3 million in Series A funding. Maveron led the round with participation from investors that included Forerunner Ventures and CAA Ventures. Based in San Francisco, Darby Smart is a DIY craft kit startup.
Cendana Capital announced the final close of a pair of seed-based fund of funds on Friday. The institutional seed investor now has raised $88.2 million and taken a position with nine investment partnerships. The final close announced Friday in a document filed with Securities and Exchange Commission was on $28.2 million raised by Cendana Capital L.P.
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