3. Glossier $52M
Round: Series C
Select investors: 14W, Forerunner Ventures, Index Ventures, IVP (Institutional Venture Partners), Thrive Capital
Description: Glossier is a direct-to-consumer beauty company that leverages content and community to power a superior shopping experience.
Industry: Beauty, Consumer Goods, Fashion
Funding round details: Direct-to-consumer beauty brand Glossier has raised $52M in Series C funding from Index Ventures and IVP (Institutional Venture Partners). Founded by Emily Weiss in 2014, Glossier has now raised a total of $86.4M in funding over four funding rounds.
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