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  • Japan's Bulk Homme Raises £12m; UK's Chip Secures £10m; US' Zwift Receives USD$450m

    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: Bulk Homme raises £12m; Chairish secures USD$33m; Bulletproof closes USD$13m funding round; Hungry Harvest raises USD$13.7m Series A; Chip [...]

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  • Grab to Raise Up to USD$500m; Chilean FoodTech NotCo Raises USD$85m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Grab in talks to raise USD$500m; Foodtech NotCo raises USD$85m; and wellness app Urban raises £5.6m. Grab negotiating to raise up [...]

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  • Lululemon's DTC-Driven Q2 Earnings; Chip's Plans to Become the Next Unicorn

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Lululemon Q2 earnings up 2% YOY; Chip’s plans to become the next unicorn; vegan food startup, Planty, raises €180,000 in [...]

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  • Amazon Fined for Late Documents in Deliveroo Investigation; Starling Bank Launches Kids Card

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Amazon is fined for document delays in Deliveroo funding investigation; Starling Bank launches a children’s debit card; and baby nutrition [...]

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  • Thai Ecommerce Tech, Freshket, Raises USD$3m; French Vitamin Startup, Cuure, Secures €1.8m Funding

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Freshket raises $USD3m Series A; Cuure secures €1.8m seed funding; and Hedoine raises £500,000. Thai ecommerce platform Freshket raises USD$3m Series [...]

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  • Warby Parker Raises USD$245m; British Femtech Callaly Raises £1.7m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Warby Parker raises USD$245m; Pinterest trials quiz ad unit in Canada; Callaly raises £1.7m. Warby Parker raises USD$245m in Series F/G DTC [...]

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  • Pinduoduo 67% Revenue Growth; Beyond Meat Launches DTC Platform; Bayer Acquires Care/of

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Pinduoduo posts Q2 revenue jump; Beyond Meat launches DTC platfotm; Bayer acquires Care/of. Pinduoduo posts Q2 revenue jump Pinduoduo, China’s second largest [...]

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  • Gymshark Valued at £1bn; Antitrust Case Filed Against Amazon in India

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Gymshark is valued at over £1bn; Indian retailers file an antitrust case against Amazon; Juni Learning raises USD$10.5m in Series [...]

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  • Nike to Close 9 Wholesale Accounts; Tandem Bank Acquires Allium

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Nike closing 9 wholesale accounts; Tandem Bank acquires Allium; Zoom EV exceeds seed funding target. Nike closing 9 wholesale accounts It’s no [...]

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  • Bolt Bikes Rebrands to Zoomo; B2B Startup Riff Raises USD$1.5m

    The FGB Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer and challenger brands. In today’s edition: Bolt Bikes USD$11m Series A plus rebrand; B2B startup Riff raises USD$1.5m; and smart-kitchen company, Njori, is overfunding on CrowdCube. Bolt [...]

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