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Crowdfunding Superstar of the Week: Fineck

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In our Crowdfunding Superstar of the Week series, we take a look at the crowdfunded campaigns that are worth taking a closer look at. The great thing about wearables, is that the more they become developed and accepted into the fashion tech market, the more that specialized products are created to fit certain customers’ needs. The Fineck is a perfect example of ... Read More »

BREAKING: Rent the Runway Just Raised $60 Million

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Rent the Runway, website that lets women rent designer apparel and accessories, has announced a $60 million round of Series D funding, in a statement released by company officials today. This latest round brings total investment in the company to $116 million to date. The round was led by Technology Crossover Ventures with participation from Bain Capital Ventures, Highland Capital ... Read More »

Shoes of Prey Pockets $5.5 Million for Custom Shoes

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Shoes of Prey has just raised $5.5 million in Series A funding, according to BRW. The new round of funding brings the company’s total funding to date to $8.6 million. Khosla Ventures led the round. Existing investors Blackbird Ventures, Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and Bill Tai from Southern Cross Ventures Partners, also participated in the round. New investors in the ... Read More »

theSkimm picks up funding for news emails to millennial women

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theSkimm, a daily news briefing marketed over email toward millennial women, just raised $6.25 million in funding, according to the New York Times. In addition to this new investment, April, theSkimm raised $1.6 million in seed funding, which brings the company’s total amount of funding to $7.8 million. The round was lead by RRE, with participation from other investors Homebrew ... Read More »