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Beanstalk Ventures closes second fund at $7.1million

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Beanstalk Ventures, a Hartsdale, New York venture capital firm, has closed its second fund, Beanstalk Ventures II, at $7.1 million. A Form D filing with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission details 34 investors that participated in the offering. Beanstalk’s managing director Ken Seiff runs the firm with its general partners Luis Chou and Andrew Fine, who are both also partners at …

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e.l.f. beauty just filed for a $100 million IPO

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Affordable cosmetics giant, e.l.f. beauty, has filed for an initial public offering of up to $100 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Oaklaind, Calif.-based company intends to apply to have its common stock approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “ELF.” The company reported sales of $96.8 million for …

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Curology raises $15 million for prescription skincare service


Curology, a San Diego, Calif. direct-to-consumer prescription skincare service, has raised $15 million Series B financing. Advance Vixeid Partners led the round, with participation from the company’s existing investors Sherpa Capital and Forerunner Ventures. As CEO, David Lortscher founded Curology March 2014. The startup is focused on providing prescription skincare that treats acne and anti-aging patients. Online, patients can use …

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Eponym raises $7 million for eyewear licensing platform


Eponym, a Brooklyn, New York eyewear licensing company, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The company has raised $8 million to date. Tribeca Venture Partners, RiverPark Ventures, Tenfore Holdings and WTI led the investment, WWD reports. As CEO Andrew Lipovsky co-founded the company with Richard Ray Ruiz founded in 2010. Designers looking to branch into eyewear can use …

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