Tag Archives: Forerunner Ventures

Packagd’s Unboxed and the Uncertain but Exciting Future of Mobile Video Shopping

A few days ago, Packagd unveiled their first video shopping app: the Unboxed app. From the announcement: Today we’re thrilled to take the wrapping off our startup, Packagd, a mobile platform creating a new shopping experience that combines the best unboxing videos with social viewing and the ability to buy seamlessly. […] Our first mobile […]

Forerunner and Fung Capital Invest in Flow, a Service Provider for Cross-Border Commerce

Cross-border commerce is all the rage these days. (See Wish and eBay, for example) Now, TechCrunch reports on a funding round for Flow: A startup called Flow wants to make it easier for companies to sell their products in different geographies. To extend its platform to even more e-commerce sellers, the company has raised some funding from Forerunner Ventures and […]

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Here’s the Investment Thesis of the VC Behind Jet.com and Dollar Shave Club

We talked about Forerunner Ventures, one of the most interesting VCs in e-commerce today, at the end of last year: This year, Forerunner Ventures made headlines when their investment Dollar Shave Club sold to Unilever for $1 billion and their investment Jet.com sold to Walmart for $3.3 billion. […] Forerunner segments its portfolio into Connected […]

Future Retail: Forerunner Ventures And The Next Big Thing

What’s the difference between good and bad e-commerce? It’s the shopping experience, says Forerunner boss Kirsten Green. Forerunner Ventures is one of very few VCs specialising in e-commerce: An early stage venture capital firm dedicated to investing in ambitious entrepreneurs to define and dominate a new generation of commerce This year, Forerunner Ventures made headlines […]