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Jaanuu raises $5 million for on trend medical apparel

Jaanuu, a medical apparel brand based in El Segundo, California, has raised $5 million in seed funding. The company has raised $7.6 million to date. The investment round was led by Innovation Global Capital and Sipadan Capital, with participation from BAM Ventures, Potenza Capital, M3 Ventures and angels Dan Nordstrom, Deborah Benton, John Suh, Ron Burkle, Sean Collins and Rick Marini. …

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Meet Marianna Rosati, the music-loving creative director of DROMe

Here at FashInvest we have a penchant for discovering new talent and bringing them to light. One such talent is Marianna Rosati, the creative director of DROMe, an Italian brand that Rosati says she uses to express her love of music and travel. Rosati made waves last season with her debut Paris collection, and recently launched a standout Pre-Fall collection. …

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Meet Koio: The approachable luxury sneaker brand you never knew you needed

When it comes to having a passion for leather sneakers, Koio founders Johannes Quodt and Chris Wichert’s penchant for cool kicks, comes close to an obsession. Quodt and Wichert told me over the phone a few months ago that you can trace their love for sneakers all the way back to high school.  “We’ve always been aesthetically inclined and have …

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Sophia Webster has raised $4.8 million in venture funding

Sophia Webster, a British accessories brand, has secured £4 million ($4.8 million at current exchange) in venture funding. The investment came from the Business Growth Fund. As part of the funding, Peter Williams, the non-executive chairman of Boohoo, former CEO of Selfridges and former non-executive director of ASOS, has joined the brand’s board.  He has been appointed non-executive chairman of …

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