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.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"