6 Commercials That Made Dollar Shave Club So Successful


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 Acquired For $1 Billion By Unilever


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.

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Dollar Shave Club Gets $12.0M More


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.

Dollar Shave Club Ups Funding Round To $90.7M


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

Dollar Shave Club Makes Super Bowl Debut


Los Angeles-based Dollar Shave Club made its Super Bowl advertising debut on Sunday afternoon, during the Super Bowl 50 broadcast, went head to head against Schick in running advertising on the big game. dollar shave club superbowl super bowl advertising debut

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.

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


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

Dollar Shave's TV Push Powered By Convertro


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.

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Dollar Shave Club Countersues Gillette


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 Raises $75M


Venice, California-based Dollar Shave Club , the subscription-based razor business led by Michael Dubin, has raised $75M in a new funding round, bringing the company's total raised to $150M. dollar shave club venture capital razor michael dubinThe new funding reportedly values the company at $500M. The funding came from Venrock, Technology Crossover Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, and Dragoneer, among others. READ MORE>>.

Dollar Shave Club Sued By Gillette


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

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.

Dollar Shave Club: 2.2M Members, New Commercials


Santa Monica-based Dollar Shave Club , the membership-based razor delivery service led by Michael Dubin, says the firm is up to 2.2 dollar shave club michael dubin razor membership delivery ecommerce advertisingmillion members, and has just launched a new ad campaign which taps into TV commercials, outdoor media, radio, social, and online.

Dollar Shave Club Expands Product Line


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


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

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.

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

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


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.

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


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.

Ground Control Aims At Voice Activated Entertainment, Backed By CAA


While at Science, Ground Control said Macadaan was responsible for design and branding for companies such as Dollar Shave Club. Los Angeles- and Vancouver-based Ground Control , a new startup led by LA technology veteran Mike Macadaan, said on Wednesday that it has launched with the backing of the Creative Artists Agency.

FameBit Acquired By Google


Science's Mike Jones said that FameBit's acquisition is the third for the company this year, including the acquisition of HelloSociety by The New York Times in March, and the acquisition of Dollar Shave Club by Unilever in July. Los Angeles-based FameBit , the online marketplace which helps brands connect with YouTube influencers, has been acquired by Google , the company's backer--Science--announced on Tuesday afternoon. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Quarterly Gets Funding From Science


Science has extensive experience in the subscription area, with other, subscription-based businesses like Dollar Shave Club, and influencer businesses like HelloSociety. Los Angeles-based subscription box service Quarterly , which develops unique gift boxes every three months from such influencers as Pharrell Williams, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and actress Rosario Dawson, has raised a round of funding and connected with Los Angeles-based Science Inc.

FameBit Passes 300M Subscribers


The company says that it has such brands as Adidas, L''Oreal, Hint, JustFab, and fellow Science company Dollar Shave Club with its marketing efforts. Santa Monica-based FameBit , the developer of a self-serve, YouTube marketing marketplace that helps brands connect with YouTube celebrities, has just passed 300 million subcribers, according to the company. The startup--backed by Science and led by David Kierzkowski--said it now has over 7,000 YouTubers on its marketplace.

Report: Unilever Eyes The Honest Company


If true, an acquisition would be the second by the company of a high profile, Los Angeles startup this year, after the acquisition of Santa Monica's Dollar Shave Club by Unilever--for a billion dollars--in May. Is another, Los Angeles consumer startup-- The Honest Company --about to be acquired by Unilever ?

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Science Raising New $30M Fund For LA Startups


Science has been one of the more active acceleration/incubation efforts in the region, and has been behind such companies as DogVacay, Dollar Shave Club, Eventup, MeUndies, Uncovet, and Wittlebee. Science, Inc. , the startup incubator headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones, is reportedly raising another $30M in funding to put towards its startups. According to a report this morning, the fund will also invest in non-Science incubated startups.

Eat Club Brings Startup Food Delivery Craze To LA


Now, one of those Bay Area startups-- Eat Club --is taking that concept to Los Angeles, with the launch of its meal delivery service to Silicon Beach companies. According to Eat Club, it has expanded its coverage to the Los Angeles area, offering up both in-house meals and restaurant delivery to corporate customers, who let their employees select meals using the company''s website or mobile app. Eat Club said that so far, it has delivered 1.5

Pritzker Group Boosts Focus On Los Angeles Startups, Moves Partner To LA


Pritzker says it has invested in such local companies as Dollar Shave Club, Honest Company, and Hello Giggles. Chicago-based venture capital investor Pritzker Group Venture Capital announced this morning that it is expanding its efforts to invest in early stage companies in Los Angeles, and has moved partner Gabe Greenbaum to Los Angeles. Greenbaum had been based at Pritzker's home office in Chicago.

Loot Crate Tops Deloitte Technology Fast 500


Among the many Southern California startups on the list were #4, SearchMarketers.com (based in Irvine), with a 16,547% growth rate; #12, San Diego's Imprimis Pharmaceuticals (9,616%); #25, Dollar Shave Club (4,186%); #33, Render Media (3,238%); #35, Cognitive Medical Systems (2,997%); #39, Tandem Diabetes Care (2,843%); #40, Crowdstrike (2,665%); #51, San Diego's Cireson (2,152%); and #55, The Trade Desk (1,836%).