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Bobbie
2.19.24

Bobbie launches supplements as it expands beyond baby formula

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Danessa Myricks Beauty
2.13.24

This Viral Danessa Myricks Product Was Key to Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Look

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solidcore
1.17.24

[solidcore] Launches New Membership Benefit Program, core collective

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nutpods
1.16.24

MPearlRock Acquires Non-Dairy Creamer Nutpods From VMG Partners

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The Honey Pot Company
1.16.24

The Honey Pot Company Has Entered a Partnership with CODI

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K18 Hair
12.22.23

Unilever to acquire K18

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solidcore
12.18.23

Solidcore Eyes Major Expansion with Fresh Take on Pilates

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Ghetto Gastro
11.22.23

Ghetto Gastro Co-Founder Pierre Serrao on What He’ll Be Celebrating—And Cooking—This Thanksgiving

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11.8.23

Attentive & Boulevard listed as winners on Deloitte 2023 Fast 500 List

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11.8.23

CEW Beauty Award Winners Announced: Nine VMG Portfolio Companies - Past & Present - Recognized

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Attentive
10.26.23

Milwaukee Bucks tap Attentive to reach fanbase with AI

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Ampla
10.24.23

Ampla, Attentive, Daasity make Inc. Power Partner List 2023

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Necessaire
10.20.23

Nécessaire Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

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Specright
10.4.23

Specright, Trustwell Announce Partnership Enabling End-to-End Digitization for Food Nutritional Labeling

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Little Freddie
10.2.23

Organic babyfood brand Little Freddie launches dairy-free yoghurts

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Afresh
9.14.23

Afresh Adds Inventory Management Solution to AI-Powered Fresh Tech Platform

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ILEGAL Mezcal
9.11.23

Bacardi Acquires ILEGAL Mezcal - A Leading Artisanal Mezcal Brand in the U.S.

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Ampla
9.7.23

Ampla Raises $258m Credit Facility with Goldman Sachs and Atalaya Capital Management

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BeautyStat
8.16.23

BeautyStat Names Yaso Murray its First CMO

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Bobbie
8.15.23

Bobbie makes Forbes 2023 Next Billion-Dollar Startup List

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Nowsta
8.14.23

Nowsta: A Rising Star on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

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Swell
8.14.23

Swell Announces Paypal Commerce Platform Integration

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nutpods
8.10.23

nutpods Pumpkin Spice Creamer Returns for the Fall Season

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Mantra Health
8.9.23

Mantra Health Expands Suite of Mental Health Services in Partnership with Charlie Health

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K18
8.5.23

K18 Granted Patent for Hair Fiber-penetrating Peptides

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Honey Pot
8.3.23

Real Talk on Building a Beauty Business with New Voices Family

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Ancient Nutrition
7.31.23

Ancient Nutrition Review: We Tested These Protein Powders, Collagen Supplements, Matcha, & SuperGreens

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parcelLab
7.28.23

WYZE Selects parcelLab to Strengthen its Post-Purchase Customer Experience

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Rinsed
7.24.23

Rinsed expands CRM to include both retail customers and members

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Bobbie
7.19.23

Bobbie CEO on "resetting" the baby formula industry

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Bobbie
7.18.23

How Bobbie disrupted the baby formula aisle and created a motherboard of advocates

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Daily Harvest
7.18.23

Kroger adds in-store items from online meal service Daily Harvest

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K18
6.26.23

Sofia Richie Grainge Is K18’s New Brand Ambassador

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Specright
6.1.23

Specright CTO says to take advantage of AI for packaging, data is key

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Ancient Nutrition
4.18.23

Sprouts Farmers Market Partners with Ancient Nutrition on Climate-Friendly Regenerative Farming Approach

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Spindrift
4.18.23

Spindrift Spiked, America's Best Tasting Hard Sparkling Water, launches Spiked Strawberry Lemonade and brings Hard Sparkling Water back to its roots

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K18
3.31.23

K18 Debuts Its First Hair Oil

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Attentive
3.27.23

Announcing Attentive AI: A New Data-Driven Approach to Save Marketers Time and Increase Revenue

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[solidcore]
3.24.23

Meet The Black Executive Who Is Making Fitness More Inclusive

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Daasity
3.21.23

Daasity Delivers New Marketing Attribution Models to Help Consumer Brands Fully Analyze All Upstream Channels, Optimize Spend

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Bobbie
3.16.23

FDA Gives Greenlight for Bobbie’s First of its Kind Tolerance Formula

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Bobbie
3.2.23

Bobbie Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies 2023

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Afresh
3.2.23

Afresh expands into meat, seafood, deli, and foodservice

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Goli
2.9.23

Goli® Nutrition Announced as a Winner of 2022 NielsenIQ BASES Breakthrough Innovation Awards

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Kosas
1.31.23

Kosas just launched a glowy skin enhancer that'll make you look like you've had a full night's sleep and 8 glasses of water.

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Afresh
1.12.23

Afresh Technologies and Albertsons Companies Implement AI-Powered Platform to Help Improve Fresh Produce Inventory and Reduce Waste Going to Landfill

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Ancient Nutrition
1.9.23

Ancient Nutrition Unveils Innovative New Organic SuperGreens Line-Up

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Spindrift
1.3.23

Spindrift Announces New Flavors For 2023

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Boulevard
11.29.22

Boulevard Named to the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

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Ilegal Mezcal
11.27.22

Ilegal Launches A Rare Aged Mezcal

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Nécessaire
11.2.22

Nécessaire Receives B Corp Certification

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Ampla
11.1.22

Fintech startup Ampla buys Upside Financing to launch a buy now, pay later service for consumer-facing businesses.

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Daily Harvest
10.6.22

Daily Harvest Announces First Round of Grants to Underserved Farmers to Help Build a More Regenerative Food System

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K18
9.27.22

K18’s older sibling, Aquis, rebrands for the TikTok era

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The Good Face Project
8.23.22

Check out the pitch deck cosmetic startup The Good Face Project used to raise $5.65 million from investors like the cofounder of GoFundMe

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The Good Face Project
8.23.22

The Good Face Project raises $5.65 million for platform to streamline demand on R&D

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K18
8.6.22

The Brand Behind the Hair Treatment Kim Kardashian and Hailey Bieber Use Just Launched Two Shampoos

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Maev
7.21.22

Maev founder Katie Spies on going from dog walker to pet food CEO

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Milton's Craft Bakers
7.14.22

Milton's Craft Bakers Ranked The #1 Best Frozen Pizza At Costco, According To A Dietitian

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Nutpods
5.16.22

Nutpods Launches New Barista Oat Milk

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5.16.22

Hello Bello Expands Vitamin Offerings

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Ancient Nutrition
5.15.22

Ancient Nutrition Announces Greatest Mission Yet: To Save the World with Superfoods

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Popchips
4.8.22

Popchips Unveils New Look, Flavors

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3.21.22

The Pill Club Rebrands as It Expands Beyond Birth Control

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1.21.22

Is K18 The Next Big Thing in Hair Care?

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1.11.22

Hello Bello signs lease on spec building near Amazon, expanding its Waco diaper footprint

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Bobbie
1.1.22

Bobbie drinks up $50M to expand infant formula product line

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Humm
12.21.21

Humm Expands Platform as ‘Drink Better Co.’ with Probiotic Sodas and Seltzers

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12.21.21

Spindrift® Spiked Hard Seltzer Wins in 'Best of' Industry Awards

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12.11.21

[solidcore] Opening First Jersey City Studio Later This Month

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11.24.21

Celeb-Loved Medical Spa OVME Is Coming to the Main Line

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11.15.21

Startup Daily Harvest Reaches Unicorn Status With $1.1 Billion Valuation

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10.27.21

Rowan Raises $20M Series B to Expand Retail Footprint and Provide Job Opportunities for Nurses

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10.26.21

Hello Bello Celebrates Grand Opening Of First US Diaper Factory

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10.24.21

Goli Nutrition Expands its Award Winning Product Line with Goli Ashwa Gummies, made with the World's Most Powerful Full Spectrum Ashwagandha

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10.12.21

Ancient Nutrition Launches First Clinically Studied Collagen Peptides for Results in as Little as One Day

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Rowan
10.11.21

Ear-Piercing Firm Rowan Valued at $100 Million in Funding Round

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9.20.21

[solidcore] Breaks Ground on First Two Studios in Los Angeles

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9.11.21

With VMG Investment, Shani Darden Hires New CEO and Plans Growth

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Briogeo
8.11.21

Briogeo Launches a New 360-Degree Brand Campaign To Bring Their Core Mission To Life

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6.25.21

Master Class: Yatsen Founder David Huang

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6.25.21

Hershey Completes Acquisition of Lily's Confectionery Brand

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6.15.21

The Pill Club takes on primary care with $41.9M in fresh funding

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6.11.21

Kristen Bell, Hello Bello donate 10,000 diapers to TAKE5 to Care Diaper Drive in Las Vegas

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6.1.21

Frédéric Fekkai, Nancy Twine Discuss Consumers’ Gravitation to Self-Care, Experimentation and Hair Treatments

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5.20.21

Daily Harvest Has New Dairy-Free Ice Creams, and They Taste Like the Real Deal

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5.19.21

Vera Bradley Picks Nancy Twine for the Board

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5.18.21

Hershey to Acquire Lily's Confectionery Brand

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Nutpods
5.14.21

Nutpods Brings Needed Category Innovation With the Launch of Zero-Sugar Sweetened Coffee Creamers

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4.22.21

Daily Harvest Contributes to a Sustainable Plant-Based Planet

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4.21.21

This Bellevue mom found a multimillion-dollar idea in her coffee cup

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4.15.21

Ancient Nutrition Launches R.A.N.C.H. Project Radically Committing To Sustainability

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4.1.21

How Kind Snacks Grew Faster Than Ever During a Recession

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4.1.21

Stone Brewing Announces Buenavida Hard Seltzer, Crafted for the Good Life

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3.24.21

In Its First Campaign, Lily's Sweets 'Reimagines' The Chocolate Experience

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3.15.21

Spindrift® Disrupts the Hard Seltzer Category with Spindrift Spiked

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3.9.21

TOP 5 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS IN THE VEGAN WORLD

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3.5.21

Stone Brewing Releases Dayfall Belgian White

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3.2.21

Perfect Diary’s Yatsen to Buy Eve Lom From Manzanita Capital

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2.19.21

Stitch Fix’s former data chief wants to personalize your food at Daily Harvest

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11.14.23

Looking ahead to 2024: Our expectations for consumer behavior in the new year

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10.24.23

The Future of Frozen Foods is Heating Up

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Undefeated Tribe
10.3.23

VMG Partners Teams Up with Leading Crunch Fitness Franchisee 'Undefeated Tribe'

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9.25.23

Allure Magazine ‘Best of Beauty’ Awards: VMG Portfolio Winners

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9.13.23

VMG Partners Publishes Annual Responsible Investment Report

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8.1.23

Adit Broadens Portfolio Of Brand Matchmaking Services To Investment Channel

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3.1.23

Championing Change Makers: VMG’s Rebrand

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8.4.22

Honest Retail Podcast with VMG Partners' Alex Sonageri

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4.8.22

Institutional Investors Drink Up as Celebrity-Backed Beverage Brands Beckon

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2.3.22

15 Minutes of Genius - Episode 121 with Wayne Wu of VMG Partners

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1.14.22

Quick Bites: What to Expect in the 2022 Food & Beverage M&A Market

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11.17.21

Consumer Brands Podcast: Unseen Upside - Cambridge Associates ft. Robin and Wayne

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11.10.21

VMG Consumer Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of $200 Million Initial Public Offering

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9.3.21

San Francisco private-equity investor expands to East Coast with New York City office

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8.26.21

VMG Partners Welcomes Brianna Rizzo as Talent Partner

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4.7.21

The Glossy Beauty Podcast: Robin Tsai of VMG Partners

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3.8.21

VMG Closes Fund V, Invests in Milton’s

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3.25.21

Stop Asian Hate Statement

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3.10.21

Investing in the Future of Food: VMG Partners raises $850m to invest in CPGs with potential to be iconic

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3.10.21

VMG Partners Closes New Growth Fund With $850 Million

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3.8.21

VMG Raises $850 Million for Food and Beverage, Wellness Bets

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3.8.21

VMG Partners Closes Growth Fund V at its $850 Million Target and Hard Cap

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7.20.20

VMG Partners Appoints Four New Partners

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12.1.20

Alex Cole to Speak at Nosh Live Winter 2020

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3.16.20

Growing a Healthy Portfolio: VMG’s founder-friendly approach helps scale health and wellness brands

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1.11.21

McConnell Smith to Judge Naturally Bay Area's 2021 Pitch Slam

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9.1.20

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel Podcast: Wayne Wu

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12.8.20

VMG Named in Bobsled Marketing's List of Best Ecommerce and Retail Podcasts

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6.23.20

NOW, NEXT & NEW Speaker Series: Wayne Wu

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9.6.20

The Venture Brief Podcast: Wayne Wu - Investing In The Iconic Brands of Tomorrow

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9.15.20

The Consumer VC: Wayne Wu – His Ecosystem Approach, How He Builds Community In CPG, and Advice for Founders Located in Secondary Markets

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9.18.20

Consumer Packaged Podcast: Wayne Wu

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7.29.20

Behind the Buyouts: VMG Partners Embraces Diversity

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6.15.20

25 Black Women in Beauty: Alisa Williams + Cara Sabin Instagram Live

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3.2.20

Why Getting More Women on Corporate Boards Makes Economic Sense

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3.2.20

Women on Boards Project Announces Consortium With Esteemed Private Equity Firms & an Inaugural Cohort of 20 Consumer Companies

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7.24.19

VMG Partners Announces Closing of Debut $250MM VMG Catalyst Fund

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1.8.18

VMG Partners Promotes Robin Tsai to Managing Director

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5.16.19

VMG Partners Aims to Join with Brands Offering Something Unique

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1.31.19

Angad Hira Transitions into Chief Financial Officer Role at VMG Partners

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3.25.19

VMG Partners talks CBD, navigating Expo West, picking winners, & 'scrappy' Entrepreneurs

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11.8.18

Women to Watch: Female Influencers Making Their Mark on Private Equity

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11.30.18

VMG Partners Sees Big Growth Potential As The World Becomes A Smaller Place

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6.12.18

CircleUp25: Announcing the 2018 Winners

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2.7.24

The Art of Expo West

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10.18.23

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Are they worth the time & money?

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8.2.23

Navigating Generational Differences in the Workplace

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7.28.23

Unfinished Biz Podcast: Stu Landesberg, Grove Collaborative

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Rinsed
5.30.23

Why We Invested in Rinsed

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8.3.22

Announcing Our New $400M Fund: VMG Catalyst II

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Afresh
8.11.22

Why We Invested in Afresh

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11.18.22

VMG Technology Shares What They Believe Sustainability Practices Will Look Like Over the Next Few Years

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Milk Moovement
7.12.22

Why We Invested in Milk Moovement

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12.7.22

Bea Dixon, The Honey Pot

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4.29.22

Jerry Rice & Jaqui Rice, G.O.A.T. Fuel

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4.29.22

Anne Mahlum, [solidcore]

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2.3.22

Larry Liu, Weee!

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11.2.21

April Gargiulo, Vitner's Daughter

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9.22.21

Saeju Jeong, Noom

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5.5.21

Nailah Ellis, Ellis Isle

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3.30.21

Bentley Hall, Good Eggs

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3.3.21

Marc Washington, Muniq

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2.11.21

Denise Woodard, Partake Foods

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1.22.21

Mark Taira & John Linehan, King's Hawaiian

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8.13.20

Alex Buckley, Maggie Patton, Gabrielle Union, BITSY'S

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3.17.20

COVID-19 Special

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3.2.20

Randi Christiansen, Necessaire

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3.26.20

Jens Greda, FRAME

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2.5.20

Rachel Drori, Daily Harvest

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1.10.20

Dave Heath, Bombas

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1.10.20

Nancy Twine, Briogeo

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1.10.20

Laura Modi, Bobbie

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1.10.20

Bill Creelman, Spindrift

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1.10.20

Kat Nouri, Stasher

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7.23.19

Madeline Haydon, Nutpods

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7.23.19

Kerry Cooper, Rothy's

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7.23.19

Matthias Metternich, Art of Sport

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5.23.19

Nicole Dawes, Late July Organic Snacks

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5.23.19

Kevin Cleary, Clif Bar

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3.29.19

Courtney and Gordon Gould, SmartyPants Vitamins

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3.29.19

Tina Sharkey, Brandless

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2.20.19

Nick Green, Co-Founder & CEO Thrive Market

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2.20.19

GT Dave, Founder & CEO GT’s Kombucha

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2.20.19

Josh Tetrick, Co-Founder & CEO JUST

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2.20.19

Sheena Yaitanes, Founder & CEO Kosas Cosmetics

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2.20.19

Philip Krim, Co-Founder & CEO Casper

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2.20.19

Doug Bouton, President & COO Halo Top

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2.20.19

Tarang Amin, Chairman & CEO E.L.F. Cosmetics

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2.20.19

Katlin Smith, Founder & CEO Simple Mills

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2.20.19

Tiffany Masterson, Founder Drunk Elephant

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2.20.19

John Coogan, Co-Founder Soylent

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2.20.19

Moj Mahdara, Co-Founder & CEO Beautycon

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2.20.19

Miguel & Veronica Garza, CEO & President Siete Foods

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2.20.19

Eric Ryan, Co-Founder Method, Co-Founder & CEO Olly

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2.20.19

Jillian Michaels & Giancarlo Chersich, Co-CEOs Lucky Jack

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2.20.19

Sarah Michelle Geller & Greg Fleishman, Co-Founders Foodstirs

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2.20.19

Jack Normandin, Co-Founder & CEO Dirty Lemon

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2.20.19

Sheryl O’Laughlin, CEO REBBL

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2.20.19

Conor Begley & Jonathan Namnath, Co-Founders Tribe Dynamics

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2.20.19

Adam Lowry, Co-Founder Method, Co-Founder & Co-CEO Ripple Foods

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2.20.19

Jody Levy, Co-Founder & CEO WTRMLN WTR

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2.20.19

Tim Brown, Co-Founder & Co-CEO Allbirds

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2.20.19

John Foraker, CEO Once Upon A Farm

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2.20.19

Neil Grimmer, CEO Habit

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2.20.19

Bill Weiland, CEO Presence Marketing

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2.20.19

Amy Regan, CEO Skinfix

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2.20.19

Koel Thomae, Founder Noosa Yoghurt

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2.20.19

Leandra Medine, Founder Man Repeller

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2.20.19

Bill Keith, CEO Perfect Bar

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