Dollar Shave Club Countersues Gillette

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Santa Monica-based Dollar Shave Club has filed a lawsuit against razor giant Gillette , in the U.S. Gillette claims Dollar Shave Club has infringed on one of its patents for self cleaning razors. Dollar Shave said "we are not intimidated" by the attempt to "thwart competition with litigation." Dollar Shave Club operates an online, subscription service which delivers razors and other products on a monthly basis.

Dollar Shave Club Boosts Executive Team With Four VP Hires

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Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club is announcing a major boost to its executive team this morning, with the hiring of four executives--Alan Wizeman as Chief Digital Officer, Danny Miles as Chief Technology Officer, Gloria Synn as Vice President of Member Strategy, and David Kujda as Vice President of Experience Design. According to Dollar Shave Club, the hires come as it looks to grow its teams.

6 Commercials That Made Dollar Shave Club So Successful

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And if you are wondering how Dollar Shave Club just locked down a $1 billion acquisition from Unilever, look no further than their catalog of hilarious commercials. Acquisition Commercials Dollar Shave Club tv commercials unilever

Dollar Shave Club Sued By Gillette

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Los Angeles-based subscription razor startup Dollar Shave Club has been sued by razor giant Gillette , which claims that Dollar Shave Club is infringing upon Gillette's patents. According to Gillette, is is seeking both damages and an injunction to prevent Dollar Shave Club from selling any products infringe upon its technology. dollar shave club razor patent infringement gillette

Dollar Shave Club Ups Funding Round To $90.7M

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Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club , the subscription razor delivery startup led by Michael Dubin, has upped its latest funding round to $90.7M, and is aiming at raising over $100M, according to a regulatory filing by the company. dollar shave club venture capital razor subscription delivery ecommerce michael dubin

Neighborgoods Gets $5.75M From CAA, Dollar Shave Club's Dubin

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Neighborgoods , a company which is looking to create a "new type a department store", has received $5.75M in a funding, which included both CAA Ventures, the venture arm of the Creative Artists Agency, as well as Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin. capital venture dupin michael club shave dollar neighborgoods

Dollar Shave Club Boosts Team With Four Exec Hires

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Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club is announcing a major boost to its executive team this morning, with the hiring of four executives--Alan Wizemannas Chief Digital Officer, Danny Miles as Chief Technology Officer, Gloria Synn as Vice President of Member Strategy, and David Kujda as Vice President of Experience Design. According to Dollar Shave Club, the hires come as it looks to grow its teams.

Dollar Shave Club Acquired For $1 Billion By Unilever

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In another, stunning exit for Southern California's technology startup community, Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club has been acquired from a reported $1 billion by Unilever. Dollar Shave Club operates a subscription, razor and toiletries accessory business targeted at men. led by former MySpace CEo Mike Jones, which seeded Dollar Shave CLub back in 2012.

Interview with Michael Dubin, Dollar Shave Club

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Earlier this month, Los Angeles startup Dollar Shave Club (www.dollarshaveclub.com) made a huge splash with its launch of a subscription, monthly delivery service for razor blades. We somehow got on a conversation about shaving, and he mentioned the price of brand name razors.

Dollar Shave Club Expands Product Line

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Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club , is going where no man has gone before: it''s launched a new product, called One Wipe Charlies , for, um. In another humorous, irreverant video, Dollar Shave Club''s founder Michael Dubin, pitches the new wipes , saying it''s "the softest, fastest, manliest way to wipe your a ". Dollar Shave Club is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Forerunner Ventures, Venrock, Andreessen Horowitz, and Science Inc.

Dollar Shave Club Gets $50M More

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Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club , the subscription e-commerce startup led by Michael Dubin, has raised $50M in a Series C funding round, the company disclosed this morning. Dollar Shave Club has now raised $72.8M delivery dollarshave capital venture razor ecommerce subscription club shave dollar

Dollar Shave Club's Secret Weapon: Snazzy Launch Video

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If nothing else, the video seems to suggest that Dollar Shave Club has, if nothing else, an eye for viral Internet marketing. Dollar Shave Club is offering up an online, subscription service which delivers high quality razors to customers on a monthly basis.

Dollar Shave Club Gets $12.0M More

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Santa Monica-based Dollar Shave Club , the company that hit the scene with a viral launch video for its subscription razor e-commerce business, has $12.0M Dollar Shave Club most recently expanded its line of products into the flushable wipe business, and apparently is planning further product expansion. dollar shave club venture capital ecommerce subscription razor expansion dubin

Consumer internet startups go mainstream outside of Silicon Valley

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In the past year, New York has reached a tipping point as consumer-facing startups proliferate and similarly Los Angeles is gaining notice with the success of Snap and Dollar Shave Club among others.

Consumer internet startups go mainstream outside of Silicon Valley

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In the past year, New York has reached a tipping point as consumer-facing startups proliferate and similarly Los Angeles is gaining notice with the success of Snap and Dollar Shave Club among others.

Silicon Beach Report July 20: Dollar Shave Club Acquired for $1 Billion

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Dollar Shave Club acquired for $1 billion, Rubicon Project signs deal to automated Spotify ad inventory, RadPad adds electronic leases, and more

The brains behind one of marketing’s biggest hits are out to reshape the industry again… with direct mail

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Unilever buys Dollar Shave Club for reported $1B value. Postie , a new Los Angeles-based startup, has a vision for the future of advertising and marketing — and it’s direct mail.

Dollar Shave Club | Razors Blades That Shave Time And Money

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The Dollar Shave Club is a new start up that solves a simple but overlooked problem; disposable razor blades are overpriced. Dollar Shave Club is a online service that delivers high quality disposable razor blades for a low price.

Fireside Chat w/ Dollar Shave Club Founder and CEO, Michael Dubin - Startups Uncensored #50

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -- Fireside Chat w/Dollar Shave Club CEO Michael Dubin. Join us for our next Startups Uncensored, a fireside chat with Michael Dubin, Founder/CEO of Dollar Shave Club. We'll be celebrating their $1B recent exit, and talking with Michael about his whole journey. See [link].

Dollar Shave Club Gets $9.8M For Subscription Razor Service

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Dollar Shave Club , the subscription razor delivery service headed by Michael Dubin, has raised $9.8M Dollar Shave Club is one of the company's spawned out of Science, Inc., Dollar Shave Club is based in Venice. investment service razor subscription capital venture club shave dollarin a Series A funding.

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

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Los Angeles investor Mark Suster, a general partner with Upfront Ventures , has been beating the drum for Los Angeles as a new tech hub for a while — and billion dollar exits for Ring and Dollar Shave Club, in addition to the public offering for Snap, lend credence to his position.

Best of 2012: Dollar Shave Club's Launch Video, Red Bull Stratos

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According to the Wall Street Journal today, Santa Monica-based Red Bull 's sponsorship of Felix Baumgartner's skydive from space, and fellow Santa Monica company Dollar Shave Club 's launch video made the list. Dollar Shave Club is the Science Inc.

Dollar Shave Club Gets $1M To Disrupt The Razor Industry

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Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club said this morning that it has raised $1M in a funding round, led by Kleiner Perkins and Forerunner Ventures, and also including Andreesen Horowitz, Shasta Ventures, and Felicis Ventures, along with angels Shevin Pishevar, Dennis Phelps, and David Hornig. subscription ecommerce jones michael science startup blade razor club shave dollar

Pop culture stimulates the evolution of the LA tech scene

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Column Startups TC Los Angeles thrive market tradesy Snapchat The Honest Company Tinder mobcrush Riot Games wevr randy newman nextvr dollar shave clubIt wasn’t so long ago that venture capital was a suburban California phenomenon.

Silicon Beach Report July 13: Spotify Moves to L.A.

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Cylance offers commercial antivirus; Dollar Shave Club leaving traditional adsSpotify moves to L.A.,

No “Pink Tax”: Billie, a Shave Club for Women, Raises $6M

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Billie, a direct-to-consumer seller of monthly shaving and body care products subscriptions, has raised $6 million in new funding. Billie co-founder Georgina Gooley says she saw opportunity in the fact that women’s shaving needs have been overlooked by traditional grooming brands, which are mostly focused on improving the shaving experience for men. [ Corrected, 4/1/18, 4:48 p.m. See below.

Dollar Shave's TV Push Powered By Convertro

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Fans of Los Angeles subscription razor firm Dollar Shave Club might have noticed a lot of the firm recently on television. Media Design Group has been working with Dollar Shave Club to measure how well TV advertising is working for the company.

That’s A Wrap! | Silicon Beach Fest 2015

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Tim Nabhani of Dollar Shave Club | Hiring in LA. Silicon Beach Fest has sadly come to an end, however Elvina Beck hit the marina for this year’s SBF getting some insightful tidbits of information from SBF attendees. So sit back, experience and enjoy what SBF had to offer.

Los Angeles tech companies take a victory lap with planned tech job fair

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Last year saw the city reap windfall exits from the acquisition of companies like Dollar Shave Club, and has a number of promising e-commerce companies… Read More.

YouTube Marketing | Top 8 Tips to Increase Sales with Video

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Billion dollar brands like GoPro built their empire marketing with video, but we don’t all have a sea of extreme sports athletes to upload thrilling footage. Advertising your brand utilizing YouTube could increase revenue by millions in under a year.

R.E.D. Talks: Building a Successful Startup in L.A.

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Michael Dubin, Founder and CEO, Dollar Shave Club. based Dollar Shave Club (and champion of the unconventional approach to business-as-usual), shares his story and insights in the intimate setting of his corporate headquarters. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -- R.E.D. Talks: Building a Successful Startup in L.A. Los Angeles is fertile ground for entrepreneurs—especially for those bold enough to toss conventional wisdom out the window.

Hyperloop One Co-founder Plans California Secession Effort

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Pishevar--who was an early investor in Uber and Dollar Shave Club-- posted a series of Tweets say he would be funding a legitimate campaign for California to become its own nation, saying "It's the most patriotic thing we can do. Shervin Pishevar , the co-founder of Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One , is pushing for a serious, grassroots efforts for California to secede from the United States , after the stunning victory of Donald Trump on Tuesday night.

Postie Raises $3.5M To Apply Machine Learning To Direct Mail

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working on such companies as Dollar Shave Club, DogVacay, MeUndies, Famebit and Hello Society. Los Angeles-based Postie , a new startup focused on using machine learning and "quant marketing" to direct mail, said on Tuesday that it has raised $3.5M in a seed funding. The funding was led by Bonfire Ventures and Crosscut Ventures.