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About Brud

Brud is a studio that creates digital character-driven story worlds. Brud is the company behind "Lil Miquela", a virtual celebrity influencer.On October 4th, 2021, Brud was acquired by Dapper Labs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Brud Headquarters Location

837 N. Spring Street

Los Angeles, California, 90012,

United States

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Latest Brud News

Pacsun Partners With Miquela, The First Ever Virtual Influencer

Aug 18, 2022

Pacsun Partners With Miquela, The First Ever Virtual Influencer Pacsun has teamed up with virtual influencer Miquela as it doubles down on establishing itself in the metaverse and focusing its marketing efforts on the interests of its customer base. Miquela, who emulates a 19-year-old teenager, was created by Los Angeles-based company Brud. The virtual influencer rose to fame in 2016 when she made her debut on Instagram and instantly went viral. Since 2016, the virtual influencer has partnered with major brands such as Calvin Klein, Dior, and Prada and has been featured on a billboard in Times Square. In 2018, she was named by TIME Magazine as the “most influential person on the internet,” having garnered a following of 3 million people on Instagram known as her “Miqaliens.” The self-proclaimed “queen of the metaverse” will collaborate with Pacsun on creating social content to amplify the brand’s back-to-school and 2022 holiday campaign efforts. “Miquela has become a digital muse for Pacsun and we’re thrilled to be working with a great example of a strong female advocate and inspiration,” said Brieane (Brie) Olson, president at Pacsun. “She aligns with our core brand values and vision…speaking out on important social issues like BLM and Rally The Vote, as well as achieving inroads into metaverse fashion and culture. Miquela has been traveling to New York City, and we’re excited to invite her to shop with us in our Soho location.” Read More

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Brud Rank

  • When was Brud founded?

    Brud was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Brud's headquarters?

    Brud's headquarters is located at 837 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles.

  • What is Brud's latest funding round?

    Brud's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Brud raise?

    Brud raised a total of $25.48M.

  • Who are the investors of Brud?

    Investors of Brud include Dapper Labs, Spark Capital, Amazon Alexa Fund, SV Angel, BoxGroup and 3 more.

  • Who are Brud's competitors?

    Competitors of Brud include Superplastic and 5 more.

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