Will Schmitt Featured on TenOneTen Podcast

Will Schmitt is Head of Venture Strategy at Miroma Ventures. Miroma recently announced a $100M commitment to fund the next generation of consumer brands and media platforms. Miroma has worked with companies from McDonald’s to Netflix to Masterclass and Spotify. They invest at the seed or Series A stage and aim to bring that expertise … Continued

June 23, 2021


Fig.1 skin care launches for the ‘skinimalist’ consumer

As accessible skin care becomes a growing market, new brand Fig.1 is launching with a focus on simplifying the routine. Co-founded by four business partners including Harvard dermatologist Dr. Courtney Rubin, LVMH alum Kelly McCarthy, VC Kimmy Scotti and skin-care chemist Lizzy Trelstad, the brand came to market via DTC e-commerce on Tuesday.

June 8, 2021


Jay-Z, Pitbull among investors as Denver-based fitness startup CLMBR raises $13.5M

Avrum Elmakis might have 99 problems, but a lack of investors ain’t one. The founder and CEO of CLMBR, a Denver-based startup making an 8-foot-tall vertical climbing machine, closed last month on a $13.5 million funding round involving 29 investors — including celebrities like Jay-Z.

June 3, 2021


Miroma Ventures To Invest $100M In Consumer And Media Brands

Miroma Ventures said Tuesday that it will invest $100 million over the next few years into consumer brands and media startups through its first formal fund

May 11, 2021


Will New York’s Fitness Scene Stay Home?

Merger talks between ClassPass and Mindbody are a bet on a gym revival, but Peloton’s continued strength suggests many won’t return.

May 5, 2021


10 best refillable everyday items to help reduce plastic waste

These products make going green a whole lot easier. Skip the bulky plastic bottle with By Humankind’s unique mouthwash tablets.

April 22, 2021