Trading platform EToro, a rival to Robinhood Markets Inc., plans to go public via a merger with a blank-check firm led by serial dealmaker Betsy Cohen. Read more.
Disney sells mobile game studio FoxNext Games to Scopely
Disney announced today it has sold the game studio FoxNext Games Los Angeles, the makers of “MARVEL Strike Force” and other titles, as well as Cold Iron Studios in San Jose, to the interactive entertainment and mobile game company Scopely. Read More.
Liquid Death water promotes recyclable packaging with demons in hell
Liquid Death, a water brand packaged in recyclable aluminum cans, has launched a new marketing campaign calling out the overuse of plastic bottles, according to details shared with Marketing Dive. The humorous “Keep the Underworld Beautiful” effort is centered around a video of hell getting filled up with plastic garbage coming down from Earth. The demons urge people to stop consuming and discarding plastic, because it is ruining the aesthetics of …
Canned Water Company Liquid Death Raises $9 Million
Liquid Death — a canned water company that is known for having a punk style of branding — has raised $9 million in funding led by Velvet Sea Ventures. Liquid Death CEO & co-founder Mike Cessario told Business Insider that the company took its time to find strategic investors for this round. Read more.
Liquid Death raises $9M to make canned water cool
It sounds like Liquid Death has won over investors with its promise to “murder your thirst.” The startup is announcing that it’s raised $9 million in Series A funding. https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/20/liquid-death-series-a/