Funding & Deal Highlights:
Collab Capital invests in black founder’s beauty startup Hairbrella. The new $500,000 investment comes from Collab Capital, an Atlanta-based investment fund designed to connect black founders to the financial and social capital they need to build profitable businesses.
VEREIT, Inc. announced today that its operating partnership, VEREIT Operating Partnership, L.P., priced an offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.40% senior notes due 2028 at an issue price of 99.144% of par value.
Petlove, the Brazilian online pet retail brand, has received a “significant strategic investment” from the L Catterton.
Ares Management Corporation, a leading global alternative investment manager, announced today that funds managed by its Alternative Credit Strategy led a $250 million revolving asset-backed credit facility for Affirm Inc., a financial technology company that provides consumers with a more simple and transparent form of credit.
Palantir Technologies has raised $500 million in a new round of funding, following reports that the company was aiming to file confidentially in the next couple weeks to go public.
Milk Mantra, a startup that procures, packages, sells and delivers milk and other dairy products, has raised $10 million in a new debt financing round as it looks to grow its business in India, where nearly a dozen startups have attempted and failed to serve this category in recent years.
CasaOne, a San Francisco, CA-based furniture rental company, received $50m in debt financing from Credit Suisse.
Yabb, social networking and instant messaging company today announced it has acquired Fango, a leading influencer marketing platform based in San Francisco with more than 40,000 member influencers and over 1.28 billion social media reach.
Mapillary, the Swedish startup that wants to take on Google and others in mapping the world via a crowdsourced database of street-level imagery, has been acquired by Facebook, according to the company’s blog. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed.