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The company is growing at an incredible pace — 15 times in gross merchandise volume in just the last 30 days.
Pet item sales topped $100 billion in 2020, driven by the 48 million dogs and cats that were adopted over the past three years.
Cubbo touts itself as the only company that can take an order up to 5 p.m and get it out in Mexico City the same day.
E-commerce fulfillment is certainly having a moment.
This year, Amara produced its Yogurt Smoothie Melts, which CEO Jessica Sturzenegger touts as “the only melt-in-mouth snacks for babies and toddlers without any added sugar.”
Given its product market fit in real estate, Zuma now aims to implement its business model into other industries with sales teams, like healthcare, automotive, insurance, education and fashion.
Helaina is tapping into a precision fermentation process that programs yeast cells and teaches them to become manufacturing hubs to develop almost identical proteins found in human milk.
Fora is one of the latest startups seeing venture capital attraction to push more of the travel industry into the digital age and tapping into the creator economy.
The company was co-founded by a group that includes doctors and a lawyer, all who know what it takes to build a healthcare brand because they did it with their own brand in 2016.
Mom-and-pop corner store owners in Latin America manage relationships with over 100 different suppliers, often traveling long distances to pick up inventory and aren’t able to regularly restock.
Carro enables brand partnerships to sell each other’s products without having to purchase inventory or manage logistics and returns.
Elude launched on iOS, but has plans to launch a web version and Android version in the coming months.
Settle extends payment terms for a customers’ vendors, paying them with Settle's money so the company can pay them back 30 to 120 days later.
Accelerated inbound attention had investors reaching out to both the company and its customers though Hightouch was not fundraising.
The firm touts this fund as “the largest institutional Texas-focused, early-stage venture fund in the past decade” at a time when funding to companies within the state is at an all-time high.
Macaroni and cheese is still advertised specifically to children, despite the fact that 59% of adults eat at least one noodle dish each week.
The holiday season is in full swing, and just in September and October, the volume of gifts sent grew by 615%.
Prior to the global pandemic, technology for older folks was a nice to have, but now is “an absolute necessity to live your best life,” according to AARP's Andy Miller.
Since its seed round, Aplazo grew its total processing volume more than eight times and in less than a year has partnered with over 1,000 merchants.
Husband-and-wife co-founders Daniel and Brenna Stitzel have developed a way for foodies to monetize their culinary creations.