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Extra Crunch Live: Join Kirsten Green today for a live chat right now

When the world is in an unprecedented state, it’s fair — and appropriate — to challenge the status quo. Right now, Jordan Crook and Natasha Mascarenhas are hosting a Extra Crunch Live chat w

Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe

Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led by London-based VC MMC Ventures, with support from existing investor All Iron Ven

‘The best VC on Instagram’ is now VC-backed

@thingtesting wants to become the ultimate review platform for D2C products.

Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Ampush

Customers have described Ampush as the “McKinsey of growth marketing,” and in many ways, it’s apt. Ampush has a relentlessly quantitative, full-funnel approach to growth marketing, and they’v

These ad execs have a venture fund they’d like to sell you

Mike Duda comes from the world of advertising. In fact, he spent 13 years at the renowned ad agency Deutsch, becoming the youngest partner in the company’s history until another creative, Brent Vart

Walgreens takes a minority stake in Birchbox, which will now come to its stores

Walgreens has entered into a strategic partnership with beauty-in-a-box startup Birchbox, which will involve building Birchbox experiences inside Walgreens’ stores so customers can shop and try

Some of the top female founders in the U.S. are backing the latest Female Founders Fund

Roughly five years after the launch of its first fund in 2013, Female Founders Fund (F3) has closed on $27 million for its latest seed fund — backed by some of the startup world’s top w

Birchbox ownership changes hands after beauty business does recap

Beauty-in-a-box brand Birchbox has changed up its ownership structure. The New York-based startup, which has raised almost $90 million in funding from noted venture firms like Accel Partners and Fir

Hayley Barna just became the first female GP in First Round’s history

Founder turned investor Hayley Barna is now a general partner with the early-stage venture firm First Round Capital. The appointment comes roughly one-and-a-half years after Barna — who cofounde

ipsy launches its beauty product e-commerce business Shopper as hit hits 3M subscribers

ipsy, a subscription service that delivers a collection of products to its users every month, has spent the last six years building up a community with millions of people obsessed with beauty products

Rocket Internet’s Glossybox acquired by UK ecommerce platform player, THG

Glossybox, a BirchBox clone launched by the Samwer brothers back in 2011 to deliver willing consumers a monthly subscription of beauty products, has been acquired by UK online retailer and ecommerce p

Scentbird plans expansion into home fragrances and personal care products

The perfume and makeup subscription service Scentbird intends to launch into the home and personal care markets in the fall.

Birchbox to launch a second, more personalized beauty subscription service

Subscription beauty service Birchbox is launching a new, pricier tier to its service, offering customers the ability to better customize their monthly box of products, along with other perks. The ser

First Round Capital Brings Aboard Birchbox Cofounder As Venture Partner

Early-stage venture firm First Round Capital has brought aboard Birchbox cofounder and former co-CEO Hayley Barna as a venture partner. Barna, who is expected to spend a couple of years at the firm wh

Beyond Tech IPOs

Technology darlings like Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb may be taking their time on the way to exit, but that doesn’t mean IPOs aren’t happening. They’re alive and well in the consumer space -- from

Makeup Subscription Delivery Service ipsy Raises $100M

ipsy, an online makeup subscription delivery service, said today that it had raised $100 million. Users subscribe to ipsy, paying the company $10 per month, which then sends them a monthly package of

Beauty Product Subscription Service Birchbox Is Opening More Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores

Subscription-based beauty sample box provider Birchbox, which helps consumers discover new products by shipping them samples by mail, today announced its plans to expand its offline retail footprint

Birchbox Founders To Share Subscription Commerce Insights At Disrupt NY

There's no question that the future of commerce lies in providing a more personalized experience to consumers. And <a target="_blank" href="http://www.birchbox.com/">Birchbox</a> has quietly created a

Birchbox Rebrands In The UK, Hopes To Take A Little Shine Off Glossybox And Other Beauty Box Rivals

If you're familiar with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.birchbox.com/">Birchbox</a> -- the subscription service that delivers boxes of cosmetics and beauty products to your doorstep -- you know th

Glossybox, The Samwer Brothers’ Birchbox Effort, Opens Its Lid: $72M In Funding And 2M Boxes Shipped

Rocket Internet is sometimes known for being reticent on how its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/20/rocket-internets-new-site-reveals-a-huge-global-cloning-operation-in-full-flow/">vast e
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