Episode from the podcastVillage Global's Venture Stories

Requests For Startups: Beauty with Bee Shapiro and Natalie Toren

Released Sunday, 19th May 2019
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Erik is joined on this episode by Bee Shapiro (@BeeShapiro), New York Times columnist and founder of Ellis Brooklyn, and Natalie Toren (@NatalieToren), creative consultant.

They talk about:

* The current landscape in the beauty sector, including the clout of the massive incumbents and some of the up-and-coming brands.

* Whether successes like Kylie Jenner's line or Glossier can be replicated.

* How fragrance is unique from other categories.

* Where Bee would be investing if she was running a venture fund in the space.

* What distribution deals with big companies look like and what the economics are.

* Whether Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs could take on the space.

… And much more.

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Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.

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