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.
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Floyd locked up a $875K seed round last year (but didn’t tell anyone). Here’s what you need to know.
In something of a delayed fundraising announcement, we spoke to co-founder Alex O’Dell, who filled us in on the furniture brand’s unpublicized $875K seed round from May 2016 led by LZB Investments and Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia. (886 words)
Mizzen+Main’s just become the latest in a series of key modern luxury investment deals for private equity firm L Catterton. We spoke to CEO Kevin Lavelle to get the details that matter. (932 words)
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Does the quick rush to expand globally by suitcase brand Away (after less than a year in business) point to a larger trend among modern luxury brands?