10 influencer-founded brands backed by venture capitalists and transforming into powerful, fast-growing businesses

Posted by Caroline Edwards in Influencer hotlists

4 weeks ago

It’s no secret influencer-founded brands have seen huge success, but few venture capitalists actively invest in these business endeavours, until recently. Yesterday, The Times reported former Love Island contestant Montana Brown received a £200,000 investment for a minority stake in her sustainable swimwear brand Swim Society from Social Chain co-founder Dominic McGregor’s new venture, Fearless Adventures. The funding comes two years after Montana launched the brand, and Fearless Adventures promised a further £800,000 to fund services that will enable the business to grow. While it's a big step for Swim Society, it’s not the only influencer-founded brand which has received investment.

With the help of venture capitalists, influencer-founded startups can transform into powerful, fast-growing businesses, and both parties have the opportunity to evolve and see profits skyrocket. Here are 10 influencer-founded companies that successfully partnered with investors and venture capitalists...

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