Investors are getting comfy with couches | Burrow

Big Money: Burrow’s $4.3M seed points to a larger trend – VCs are warming up to emerging furniture brands.

With a couple of recent VC-backed furniture busts, no one would’ve blamed VCs for rejecting the furniture space this year. And yet here we are, close to Christmas, and two rising furniture companies — Floyd and Burrow — have both managed to raise two $4M+ rounds. We spoke to Burrow to find out how investors are looking at new furniture brands like theirs in a different light.

New competition for Forerunner Venture's Kirsten Green (center left) | GigaOm

Attention early-stage brands: There’s a new VC firm you need to know about.

Last week, Natalie Massenet’s long awaited (and long rumored) VC fund was all but officially confirmed. Here’s what you need to know. (473 words)