How Allbirds went from a Kickstarter campaign to $1.7 billion company

  • Sustainable shoe brand Allbirds has experienced massive growth since being founded by Joey Zwillinger and Tim Brown in 2016, with celebrities and Silicon Valley elites alike favoring the brand.
  • The company announced a new $100 million round of funding Friday, which increased its valuation to $1.7 billion from its previous $1.4 billion.
  • In just four years, the shoe-maker grew from a small operation making unconventional shoes into a fashion icon.
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Footwear unicorn Allbirds brought in $100 million in Series E funding led by Franklin Templeton, it said Monday.

That new round valued the company at $1.7 billion, up from its last valuation of $1.4 billion, the Wall Street Journal’s John Stoll reported.

The company’s famously comfy shoes have exploded in popularity since it was founded in 2016 by an ex-soccer player and a former biotech executive. The brand is known as a fashion

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JPMorgan lent $5 billion to women entrepreneurs over the last year, halfway to its $10 billion commitment

In 2019, JPMorgan Chase announced a three-year, $10 billion lending commitment to women small business owners in order to help them grow and scale their companies. To date, the banking firm says it is pleased to announce that it has already reached the halfway mark of that goal, having committed $5 billion to female entrepreneurs thus far. 

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JPMorgan announced its progress on hitting the goal at its fifth annual Women on the Move event on Sept. 29, which will be made available for the public to watch on Oct. 1. 

“We understand that getting funding is such an important piece to helping female entrepreneurs start and scale their business,” Samantha Saperstein, managing director of Women on the Move at JPMorgan tells CNBC Make It. Saperstein adds that in addition to lending capital, the bank is helping women entrepreneurs “find new revenue streams, manage their vendors and

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Apple Accessories Market Report 2020: Global Market was Valued at USD 19.9 Billion in 2019 and is Expected to Reach Over USD 27.4 Billion by 2026 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Apple Accessories Market, By Product Type, By Distribution Channel, and By Region: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2019 – 2026” report has been added to’s offering.

The global Apple accessories market was valued at USD 19.9 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach over USD 27.4 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 4.7% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2026.

Apple has become a very popular brand and iPhone is the most selling product of apple brand due to which the usage for screen guards has also increased to a larger extent as it is the most important accessory. Also, introduction of various new models in iPhone at a budget friendly rate has also increased the usage of screen guards which is a driving factor for the apple accessories market.

Global Apple Accessories Market: Overview

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Mobile Coupon Product Market: Billion Dollar Global Business with Unlimited Potential

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Sep 24, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Global Mobile Coupon Product Market Report from AMA Research highlights deep analysis on market characteristics, sizing, estimates and growth by segmentation, regional breakdowns& country along with competitive landscape, players market shares, and strategies that are key in the market. The exploration provides a 360� view and insights, highlighting major outcomes of the industry. These insights help the business decision-makers to formulate better business plans and make informed decisions to improved profitability. In addition, the study helps venture or private players in understanding the companies in more detail to make better informed decisions.

Major Players in This Report Include,

Motorola Inc.(United States), Apple Inc. (United States), Groupon, Inc.(United States), Telenor ASA (Norway), Vodafone UK (United Kingdom), Velti (Ireland), Coupon Sherpa (United Kingdom), Quotient Technology Inc. (United States) and Walmart Inc.(United States)

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