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About Essence Ventures

Essence Ventures is an independent African-American owned company focused on merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of women of color. The company began in 2017 and is chaired by its founder – entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Richelieu Dennis.

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Essence Ventures Investments

1 Investments

Essence Ventures has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in Mayvenn as part of their Series B on November 11, 2018.

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Essence Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/7/2018

Series B

Mayvenn

$23M

Yes

1

Date

11/7/2018

Round

Series B

Company

Mayvenn

Amount

$23M

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

1

Essence Ventures Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

Essence Ventures acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was Beautycon Media on September 08, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/8/2021

Debt

$99M

$11.68M

Asset Sale

2

1/3/2018

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Date

9/8/2021

1/3/2018

Investment Stage

Debt

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$11.68M

Note

Asset Sale

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Sources

2

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Essence Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Essence Ventures has 1 fund, including Essence Creators and Makers Fund.

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Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

Essence Creators and Makers Fund

2

Closing Date

Fund

Essence Creators and Makers Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2

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