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Crowdfunding Superstar of the Week: Moodmetric

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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. Like Ringly, Moodmetric is a fashionable ring that also doubles as a wearable. Although they are both in the fashion tech space, the creators behind Moodmetric are setting the wearable apart as it is the first ring wearable ...

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Brit + Co. banks $23 million for fashion and lifestyle media


Brit Media, parent company of  Brit + Co., has raised $23 million, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This new round of investment brings Brit + Co.’s total amount of funding to $30.7 million to date. The investors in the round were not disclosed. Also as part of the funding, Lisa Lambert of ...

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Shoes.com banks $45M to retail shoes online


Shoes.com, a Seattle-based online shoe retailer, just raised $45 million in private equity funding. Shoes.com is part of the Brown Shoe Company (NYSE: BWS), a U.S. based footwear company, and retails fashion shoes and accessories online for women, men and children. “We’ve been making and selling shoes for 130 years, and, along with our exclusive partners, Famous Footwear, Naturalizer, LifeStride, ...

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Mode Media banks $30M for its massive lifestyle platform


Mode Media, a media platform formerly known as Glam Media, just raised $30 million in new funding. This new investment brings Mode Media’s total amount of investment to $214.6 million in funding to date (with $28.6 million of that funding as debt funding) to date. Hubert Burda Media lead the investment. Co-founded September 2013 by its CEO Samir Arora and ...

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