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Nigerian-American Fashion Designer Autumn Adeigbo Raises Nearly $3M In Funding Round

It’s an undeniable fact that Black designers are trendsetters and Autumn Adeigbo is a part of their domination in the fashion industry. Adeigbo recently raised nearly $3 million in a funding round led by venture capital firm Offline Ventures, WWD reports. Prior to this recent funding, the fashion designer earned a $1.3 million investment in July 2020. While known for her “eye-catching dresses in bright colors and headbands,” Adeigbo’s collections are blazing in the fashion world and her celebrity clientele is steadily growing. Actresses Gabrielle Union and Kerry Washington and poet Amanda Gorman have rocked her designs. “More than just creating chic, colorful clothing, Autumn is creating a movement tied to sustainability, design and culture,” said Offline Ventures general partner Brit Morin. “Never before has the world seen a multibillion-dollar fashion label from a young Black woman, but we believe that Autumn Adeigbo has the x-factor to be the first. Investing in a fashion brand...

Sep 28, 2021

Andreessen Horowitz Announces Talent x Opportunity Fund's First Cohort

With technology and culture being at the forefront of America as the most enduring and important exports, this new initiative by Andreessen Horowitz is building an ecosystem for scaling technology companies.   View this post on Instagram   The power of culture is all around us. The genius minds who show us new ways of doing things, invent the waves, and turn hype into enduring trends that change the world. TxO is an initiative to help the best culture driven consumer startup companies and give them the tools and access to build something great. Today we announced the first seven companies in the TxO program, in who we have appropriately named, Cohort Alpha Elite Sweets @elite.sweets Amin @amin_bahari5 Future Stream @futurestreamtv Javier: @javierlaval Breakr @musicbreakr Anthony @tbii_9 Ameer @ninobreez Tobe @tobenwigwe Jeff @mynameisjeff.i Pamper @pampernailgallery Vivian @vivxue Coco and Breezy @cocoandbreezyeyewear Coco and Breezy @cocoandbreezy Autumn Adeigbo @autumnadeigbo Oui...

Nov 2, 2020