Birchbox Nabs $10M

New York-based Birchbox, a membership site that sends samples of beauty products by mail, has raised $10.5 million in a Series A financing, according to VentureWire. The round was led by Accel Partners, and included contributions from Consigliere, First Round Capital, Forerunner Ventures, Harrison Metal, Lerer Ventures, Stanford University Endowment, and others. Birchbox was founded in 2010 by Harvard Business School grads Katia Beauchamp and Haley Barna, who raised $1.4 million in seed funding.

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