• Natalie Massenet Confirms Her Venture Capital Fund Is Officially a Thing

    6 monthes ago - By Fashionista

    Back in Oct. 2015, former founder and executive chairman of Net-a-Porter and newly-minted free agent Natalie Massenet registered a mysterious business titled "Imaginary Ventures" with Companies House in the U.K., listing herself as the director. In the two and a half years since, Massenet...
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  • Natalie Massenet Confirms Launch of Venture Fund, Imaginary Ventures

    Natalie Massenet Confirms Launch of Venture Fund, Imaginary Ventures

    6 monthes ago - By WWD

    LONDON - Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet has confirmed her next gig: the launch of a new venture capital firm, formed with Nick Brown, formerly a partner at the venture capital firm 14W.
    Dubbed Imaginary Ventures, the fund will focus on investing on “early stage, direct-to-consumer brands at the intersection of retail and technology.” The firm has closed its first fund of $75 million which includes investments across the beauty, wellness, food and beverage, lifestyle and fashion sectors.
    The company also announced a number of limited partners, which include Tom and Ruth Chapman...
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