Julep Beauty Inc. has raised $10.3 million in a Series B round of Financing led by venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz.
Returning investors in the round include Maveron, the venture capital firm co-founded by Dan Levitan and Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks. Jane Park, ceo and co-founder of Julep, was a former Starbucks executive. Another returning investor is Precedent Investments, a joint venture capital fund finances by Overbrook Entertainment founders James Lassiter Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jay-Z's Roc Nation.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
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