Acquisitions + Strategic Investments in Wedding Tech

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Over $250mm was invested in wedding technology companies in 2015. See the list of companies who benefited. | ThinkSplendid.com
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Here is another excerpt from The Splendid Collective's upcoming 2016 State of the Wedding Industry report (you read the post on 16 Wedding Professionals to Watch in 2016 here).  

In 2015, over $250 million of venture capital and strategic funding was poured into wedding-related technology companies, nearly twice the $128 million that was invested in 2014 and almost three times the $89 million invested in 2013.

Below is a list of some of the technology companies with connections to the wedding industry who were acquired or received funding in 2015:

ARTIFACT UPRISING
Acquired by Visual Supply Co (VSCO)
Undisclosed Amount | January 2015

BRIDESTORY
Series A
Undisclosed Amount | March 2015

FOUR MINE
Seed Round
$40,000 | June 2015

GAYWEDDINGS.COM
Acquired by WeddingWire
Undisclosed Amount | June 2015

GIGMASTERS
Acquired by XO Group
$8.5 million | October 2015

GRACIOUS ELOISE
Series A
$3.21 million | February 2015

HAPPILY
Angel Investment
$600,000 | August 2015

HONEYBOOK
Series B
$22 million | March 2015

JETAPORT
Investment by XO Group
$1.5 million | July 2015
Seed Round
$3.46 million | August 2015

JIFITI
Series A
$3.3 million | October 2015

LOVER.LY
Investment
$2 million | March 2015

NEWLYWISH
Acquired by WeddingWire
Undisclosed Amount | November 2015

SHOOTQ
Acquired by Simply Color Lab
Undisclosed Amount | October 2015

WANDERABLE
Investment
Undisclosed Amount | February 2015

WEDDING PARTY
Acquired by Instacart
Undisclosed Amount | August 2015

WED ME GOOD
Seed Round
$407,200 | September 2015

WEDPICS
Series B
$7.25 million | February 2015

WEDSPIRE
Investment
$150,000 | April 2015
Investment
Undisclosed Amount | November 2015

ZOLA
Series B
$10 million | November 2015

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