Intimate apparel start-up ThirdLove has closed an $8 million Series A round of funding that includes Laurie Ann Goldman, former chief executive officer of Spanx, and former Victoria’s Secret Stores ceo Lori Greeley.
The round, revealed today, was led by existing investors New Enterprise Associates and also includes REI chairman John Hamlin, Starwood Hotels founder Barry Sternlicht and Claire Bennett, an executive vice president and general manager at American Express and Tumi board member. The round follows a $5.6 million seed round raised in 2013, bringing the company’s total current funding to $13.5 million.
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