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Dote raises $7.2 million to scale shopping app

Dote, a San Francisco-based shopping app, has raised $7.2 million in Series A funding. The company has raised $10.8 million to date. The venture investment was led by Lightspeeed Venture Partners. Dote also received some of the funding from Apple Music’s Planet of the Apps startup competition.  The startup series allows developers to pitch their app concepts to celebrity judges, …

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Colorescience raises $15 million to expand sun-protection beauty range

Colorescience, a California-based cosmetics brand, has raised $15 million in Series C funding. The company has raised a total of $40 million to date. The round was led by 1315 Capital, a Philadelphia-based healthcare investment firm, with participation from Healthcare Ventures, Greenspring Global Partners and Montreux Equity Partners. In addition to the investment, Adele Oliva, founding partner at 1315 Capital, has …

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NuOrder raises $8 million to scale B2B e-commerce solution

NuORDER, a Los Angeles-based B2B e-commerce platform, has raised $8 million in Series B funding. The company has raised a total of $21.9 million to date. Argentum led the investment round with participation from the company’s existing investors Upfront Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Cowboy Ventures, Novel TMT and Box Group. As part of the investment, Argentum’s managing partner, Walter Barandiaran, has …

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Rothy’s raises $7 million to develop shoe fiber technology

Rothy’s, a San Francisco-based sustainable shoe brand, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The investment round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Grace Beauty Capital, M13 and Finn Capital Partners. Roth Martin and Stephen Hawthornthwaite launched the direct-to-consumer brand in 2015 at the rise of the athleisure trend. They were focused on creating a sustainable shoe, …

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