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Alfred Lin, the Sequoia VC and former Zappos COO, thinks this retail startup could be a generation-defining brand 0

Alfred Lin, the Sequoia VC and former Zappos COO, thinks this retail startup could be a generation-defining brand

When the storied venture firm Sequoia likes a deal, it will sometimes not only lead one of its financing rounds but fund it exclusively — no matter how that impacts earlier investors. Given the...

Professional network for women Elpha raises seed funding 0

Professional network for women Elpha raises seed funding

As slow-moving LinkedIn leaves rooms for startups to flourish, Elpha aims to create a tailored online network for women in tech. The company is not only a graduate of Y Combinator but was conceived...

Gallant Pet Vet Kit 2 0

Newly launched pet health startup Gallant wants you to bank your dog’s stem cells for $990

With $11 million in funding and a mission to open up the doors of regenerative therapies to dogs across the nation, the Los Angeles based startup Gallant is now opening its doors for the...

Shoe companies Rothy’s and Steve Madden are at each other’s throats 0

Shoe companies Rothy’s and Steve Madden are at each other’s throats

In August, after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the venture-backed shoe startup Rothy’s, shoe giant Steven Madden filed a pre-emptive lawsuit asking a federal court to rule that its Rosy Flat shoes don’t copy...

Dashboard Week 2 0

Startup says ‘Sober is the new black’

Maveron, Slow Ventures and Female Founders Fund have invested $10 million in a startup that claims it’s carving a new path to sobriety. Tempest offers a $647 eight-week virtual “sobriety school” to help people,...

NakedPoppy assessment 0

NakedPoppy launches curated beauty marketplace for wellness junkies

NakedPoppy co-founders Jaleh Bisharat and Kimberly Shenk are an impressive duo. Bisharat, the startup’s chief executive officer, is a commanding presence and a bona fide marketing savant. The perfect compliment to Shenk, a reticent...

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