- French magnificence startup Agora lately raised greater than $6 million in a seed funding spherical backed by Draper Esprit and Lakestar.
- Cofounders Riccardo Basile and Elizabeth Craft Townsend-Rose beforehand bought their final startup – e-commerce platform Lazada — to Alibaba in a profitable $1 billion deal.
- We acquired an unique have a look at the pitch deck Agora used to deliver buyers on board.
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Agora, an e-commerce magnificence platform serving to customers monetize content material, simply raised $6.6 million in a funding spherical backed by Draper Espirit and Lakestar.
Launched earlier in 2020, Paris-based Agora permits magnificence followers to monetize their expertise by creating and sharing video content material that hyperlinks on to merchandise from their favourite magnificence manufacturers.
Cofounders Riccardo Basile and Elizabeth Craft Townsend-Rose beforehand based e-commerce agency Lazada, which was purchased by Alibaba in 2016 in a profitable $1 billion acquisition.
As of April, Agora already had 50,000 registered customers who’ve joined the app, with content material creators having produced across the identical variety of movies.
The agency mentioned it will use the brand new capital to scale social promoting and construct commerce options, permitting international and impartial manufacturers to launch flagship shops on the platform.
Fintech Zoom acquired an unique have a look at the pitch deck Agora used to deliver buyers on board. Test it out under: