function of beauty

  • ADAY aims to simplify your wardrobe with $2M in funding

    ADAY aims to simplify your wardrobe with $2M in funding

    ADAY, a fresh entrant in the highly competitive world of direct-to-consumer fashion, has raised $2 million in new funding for its mission to simplify wardrobes with a line of durable, technical and chic womenswear. The company is the latest in an ever-expanding movement of startups that offer direct-to-consumer products for the fashion-conscious consumer. Read More

  • Beyond Amazon and Alibaba: what’s next for e-commerce? Crunch Network

    Beyond Amazon and Alibaba: what’s next for e-commerce?

    Even with advantages, can startups truly outsmart Alibaba and Amazon? The answer is yes, and the reason is the massive amount of growth that remains to be realized in e-commerce. Amazon and Alibaba may be gobbling up the lion’s share of the two markets, but e-commerce still amounts to just 8% and 16% of the total ~$9 trillion retail market in the U.S. and China respectively. Read More

  • Function of Beauty, offering personalized hair care products, secures $9M Series A

    Function of Beauty, offering personalized hair care products, secures $9M Series A

    Function of Beauty, the YC-backed company that creates personalized shampoo and conditioner based on #hairgoals, has today announced the close of a new $9.5 million Series A funding round led by GGV Capital. Y Combinator followed on in the round. Function of Beauty launched back in December of 2015 with a simple mission: create hair products that are built exclusively for a single… Read More

  • Function Of Beauty, Backed By Y Combinator, Offers Customized Shampoo And Conditioner

    Function Of Beauty, Backed By Y Combinator, Offers Customized Shampoo And Conditioner

    It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the myriad of options in the haircare section of your local store, but it turns out that of all those products, the formula within most shampoo and conditioner doesn’t vary much across brands. A new Y Combinator company, Function of Beauty, is looking to change all that. The company lets the user choose a scent and describe their own hair type… Read More