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Glossy

The Heyday guide to growing an experiential beauty company

Tuesday, November 13th 2018

Heyday has already administered more than 200,000 personalized facials to consumers in New York and Los Angeles. The company just raised $8 million, with participation from Lerer Hippeau, to grow its support team and expand its number of locations.

Forbes

Forbes' 30 Under 30 Class of 2019

Tuesday, November 13th 2018

Forbes released its annual 30 Under 30 list honoring top young innovators across 20 sectors. Founders and leaders from Genies, Recharge, Prose, CryptTV, Atrium, Glossier and SeatGeek were among those acknowledged.

TechCrunch

Unicorn shoe startup Allbirds debuts a high-top sneaker

Wednesday, November 14th 2018

Say hello to the high-top. Allbirds just unveiled its latest line, the "Tree Topper," which uses sustainable materials including merino wool knit, eucalyptus tree fiber fabric, and sugarcane-based foam.

Fortune

Plus-fashion is a $100 billion opportunity. That's why Dia&Co raised $40 million

Thursday, November 15th 2018

Plus-size fashion is a $100 billion opportunity, and Dia&Co is doubling down. The inclusive DTC clothing brand has raised an additional $70 million, with participation from Lerer Hippeau, which will help the company meet demand in the underserved market.

TIME

TIME's Best Inventions 2018

Thursday, November 15th 2018

Allbirds' Sweetfoam sustainable soles, Mirror, and Zipline's second-generation drones were named to TIME's list of the Best Inventions of 2018.

From the blog

Paths into Venture Capital: How to land a job as a VC

Wednesday, November 28th 2018

By: Isabelle Phelps, Investing Associate In this series, “Get a job in VC,” we’ll cover how to break into the venture...

What’s in a role: Eric Knudsen, Manager, People Analytics at Namely

Friday, November 16th 2018

By: Amanda Mulay, Senior Talent Manager People problems are a major reason startups fail. But recruiting the right people for your team...

The Business of Blockchain Applications: 4 Lessons from the leaders of Abra and Casa

Thursday, November 1st 2018

Left to right: Julian Moncada, Senior Associate at Lerer Hippeau, Bill Barhydt, Founder of Abra, Carolyn Reckow, Head of Operations...

Looking to get into VC? 4 Questions you need to ask before you start your search

Tuesday, October 30th 2018

By: Stephanie Manning, Director of Platform, and Isabelle Phelps, Investing Associate In this series, “Get a job in VC,” we’ll cover...

“A great brand delivers on a great promise”: 6 Brand lessons from the CEOs of Casper, SoulCycle…

Friday, October 26th 2018

“A great brand delivers on a great promise”: 6 Brand lessons from the CEOs of Casper, SoulCycle, and Harry’sLeft to right:...