4. Away $50M
Round: Series C
Select investors: Accel, Battery Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, QueensBridge Venture Partners
Description: Away is a brand designing thoughtful luggage for modern travel.
Industry: Business Development, Consumer, E-Commerce, Internet, Manufacturing, Retail, Travel
Funding round details: Smart luggage brand Away has raised $50M in Series C funding from investors that include Comcast Ventures, Global Founders Capital, and Forerunner Ventures. Founded by Jen Rubio and Steph Korey in 2015, Away has now raised a total of $81M in funding over found funding rounds.
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