Whatnot Connects With $150M More For Live Shopping

Los Angeles-based live shopping streaming marketplace operator Whatnot said on Thursday that it has raised $150M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, YC Continuity, and new investor CapitalG, along with angel investors Andre Iguodala, Logan Paul, Gokul Rajaram, and Nilam Ganenthiran. Whatnot offers up a live stream shopping platform and marketplace aimed at collectors and enthusiasts. The company said it has raised a total of $225M now in funding. The startup is led by Grant Lafontaine and Logan Head, and was founded in 2019. The company’s site sells things like Funko Pops and Pokemon cards, along with many other collectible items.