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[The Bouqs in USA Today] Floral start-ups aim at younger generation with flash sales, organic bouquets

The new way to ‘say it with flowers’ may be tapping a flash sale for organic cactus. A crop of tech start-ups aims to marry the tradition of sending flowers to loved ones with a new generation’s passion for artisan products, ordering via smartphone and fast delivery. Los Angeles-based Bouqs, backed by $43 million in venture capital, touts flowers that are grown in environmentally friendly conditions and come to consumers direct from the farm. Read more on USA Today...

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[The Bouqs in TechCrunch] Flower delivery startup The Bouqs raises $24 million to grow past its many competitors

There’s a field full of flower delivery services to choose from these days from the old school 1-800-flowers and FTD to startups popping up over the last few years like BloomThat, Farmgirl Flowers, UrbanStems and The Bouqs. That last one just raised $24 million in Series C financing, bringing the total now to $43 million. The Bouqs doesn’t quite roll off the tongue but that fresh new funding puts it at the top of the heap in capital raised among on-demand flower startups. Read more on TechCrunch...

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OurCrowd’s portfolio company The Bouqs featured in TechCrunch

Leading technology website, TechCrunch, featured OurCrowd’s portfolio company The Bouqs. The company is a direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform for purchasing flowers, that uses technology to restructure the supply chain from A to Z. We’re a week and a half away from Valentine’s Day, one of the biggest days for flower purchases everywhere and probably the best time for The Bouqs, an on-demand-ish flower startup to announce it pulled in $12 million in Series B financing. The Bouqs is not a name that rolls off the tongue, but it promises better pricing and next day shipping with flowers that last longer. The Bouqs raised $415,004 from OurCrowd investors in December 2015. Read more on...

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