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Villoid raises $1.62 million to fuel growth of shopping app

Villoid, an Oslo-based shopping app, has raised kr13 million ($1.62 million at current exchange) in venture funding. The company has raised a total of $1.74 million to date. The investment came from angel investors Andreas Randel and Mikael Randel. Villoid was founded by Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Jarle Snertingdalen in 2015. The app is a mixture of Instagram, Pinterest and online …

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Grabr raises $2.7 million to expand global shopping service

Grabr, San Francisco-based global shopping service, has raised $2.7 million in seed funding. The company has raised $6.2 million to date. The investment round was led by SignalFire, with participation from FF Angel, NFX and Global Founders Capital. Angel investors, including Diana Moldavsky and Charles Songhurst, also contributed to the round. “Having grown up around the world, Grabr’s service resonated …

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L’Oreal partners with Perfect Corp. to launch YouCam makeup app  

L’Oreal has partnered with Perfect Corp., a beauty app lab based in San Jose, California, to integrate the beauty brand’s range of color products into a new app. The YouCam beauty app gives users the ability to apply makeup virtually and learn about shoppable products. Features on the app include filters, live streaming and augmented reality-powered shopping. The app moves …

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Clique Media Group launches Shop/Who What Wear app

In 2015 Clique Media Group raised $8 million, acquired Wantering and announced the company would be launching an e-commerce product. Since CMG had already launched Shop/Who What Wear, a desktop shopping platform for its subsidiary Who What Wear, speculation about what the e-commerce product would be led many to conclude it would be an app. Today, the media group, which …

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