Tag: consumer

  • Liquid Death Scores $75M More

    Los Angeles-based canned water brand Liquid Death has raised $75M in a Series C funding round at a valuation of $525M. The funding was led by startup studio Science, and also included Live Nation, PowerPlant Partners, Access Capital, and Nomad Ventures…

  • Amazon, Twitter, Meta, And Others Pull Out Of CES

    In a blow to the return to normal for the tech industry, a number of companies–including Amazon, Meta, and Twitter–announced yesterday that they will not be attending what had been expected to be the first, in-person Consumer Electronics Show since t…

  • NZXT Gets $100M For Gaming PCs

    City of Industry-based NZXT, a maker of custom, gaming PCs, has raised $100M in a strategic investment, the company said this week. The funding came from private equity investor Franciso Partners. Acording to NZXT, the investment will bring on more sen…

  • Bird Launches New Products At Target

    Santa Monica-based micromobility services provider Bird is offering up several new, retail products at Target, saying it has launched three new retail vehicles. The company said it has launched the electric Bird Bike, the Bird Flex e-scooter and Birdie…

  • Ember Finds $23.5M More

    Westlake Village-based Ember Technologies, best known for its temperature-controlled mugs, said today that it has raised $23.5M in a Series E funding round. The funding was led by GOLDTek Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group, and also i…

  • Daring Foods Snags $65M More

    Los Angeles-based Daring Foods disclosed on Tuesday that it has raised $65M in a funding round, which came from Founders Fund, D1 Capital, and also included a number of celebrities, including DJ Steve Aoki, the NFL’s Cameron Newton, tennis star Naomi O…

  • Winc Postpones IPO

    Santa Monica-based wine subscription service Winc postponed its IPO on Thursday. Winc has not announced the reason for the delay. Winc had filed to raised $75M in an IPO, selling 5 million shares at between $14.00 and $16.00 per share. Winc had filed t…

  • Outer Finds $50M In Funding For Outdoor Living Brand

    Santa Monica-based direct-to-consumer brand Outer, which sells outdoor living furniture and related products, has raised $50M in a Series B funding round, the company said this week. The funding was led by Capital Today, and also included Tribe Capital…

  • Zevia Hits Market Via IPO

    Los Angeles-based soda company Zevia has its IPO on Thursday, launching itself onto the public markets on the New York Stock Exchange at ZVIA. The company priced at $14.00 per share on Wednesday night, offering up 10,700,000 shares to buyers. The price…

  • Interview with Steve Malony, CEO, Belkin

    Our interview today is with Steve Malony, the CEO of Belkin International (www.belkin.com), the consumer electronics and accessories giant which is based in Playa Del Rey (and soon is moving to El Segundo). The company recently announced an effort wher…