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  • DoorDash Shares Rocket by 86% in IPO; Calm Secures a Cool USD$75m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: DoorDash shares rocket by 86% in IPO; Calm secures a cool USD$75m (£55.9m); albo raises USD$45m (£33m); Xprize launches [...]

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  • Mars to Acquire Kind Snacks; Fitness Tracker Strave Secures USD$100 Investment

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Mars to acquire Kind Snacks; Fitness app Strava raises USD$110m (£82.9m); Norway’s Tibber raises USD$65m (£49m); Germany’s Tourlane secures [...]

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  • Farfetch Secures USD$1.1bn investment; Proptech Better.com Raises USD$200m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Farfetch secures USD$1.1bn investment; Proptech Better.com raises USD$200m; E-scooter startup TIER Mobility raises USD$250m; Insurtech Lemonade reports USD$30.1m losses; [...]

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  • UK Insurtech Marshmallow Raises £23.2m; Russian Ecommerce Retailer Ozon Goes Public on US NASDAQ

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Marshmallow raises £23.2m; Dutch Koa Health secures €14m; Russian retailer Ozon files for US IPO; Germany’s Vivid Money bags [...]

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  • GetYourGuide secures €114m; FreshToHome raises USD$121m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Travel start-up GetYourGuide secures €114m (£103m); FreshToHome raises USD$121m (£92.8m) for food e-commerce expansion; Uber sued by drivers over [...]

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  • Calm Seeking Funds at USD$2.2bn Valuation; Hearing Aid DTC Eargo Goes Public

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Meditiation app Calm is seeking funds at a USD$2.2bn valuation; Plant-based food startup Eat Just to launch Asian subsidiary; [...]

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  • Harry's Expands into Europe with Netherlands Roll-Out; Gamified E-Learning Platform Kahoot! Raises USD$215m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Harry’s expands into Netherlands; E-learning platform Kahoot! raises USD$215m from Softbank for gamified e-learning; Car sharing startup Getaround raises [...]

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  • Crowdcube & Seeders Merge; Havas Media Launches Global Ecommerce Offering

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Seedrs and Crowdcube to merge; Havas launches ecommerce offering; Ÿnsect raises €190.6m to grow insect farm; Mosa Meat receives [...]

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  • Allbirds Raises USD$100m; Liquid Death Secures USD$23m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Allbirds raises USD$100m Series E; E-scooter company Neuron Mobility nets USD$12m funding; Water brand Liquid Death secures USD$23m; Digital [...]

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  • Lovehoney CEO Steps Down; Celebs Back Bamboo Toilet Paper with USD$3m Funding for Cloud Paper

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In this week’s edition: Wearable breast pump startup  Willow raises USD$55m; Bamboo toilet paper brand Cloud Paper raises USD$3m; Lovehoney CEO steps down [...]

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