(BPRW) The PuffCuff Announces $300K Funding Partnership with 1863 Ventures
1863 Ventures Deepens Support of PuffCuff’s Continued Growth in Hair Care & Beauty Sectors
(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA – PuffCuff, an rising world chief in magnificence and hair care, at the moment introduced a brand new partnership with 1863 Ventures, giving the corporate entry to $300,000 in funding as a part of a push to help “New Majority” entrepreneurs throughout the United States. 1863 Ventures, primarily based in Washington D.C., is acknowledged because the main nationwide enterprise growth non-profit for New Majority Entrepreneurs – people who’ve been traditionally marginalized.
“At PuffCuff, self-love and self-acceptance are our guiding rules,” stated PuffCuff Founder and Inventor Ceata Lash. “We goal to positively affect and affect the wonder and hair care industries by growing merchandise for curly- and natural-haired prospects who are sometimes ignored by mainstream corporations. It’s nice to have further companions on this journey, and we’re grateful for the funding, mentorship and help of 1863 Ventures and its fantastic workforce.”
Founded in 2013, The PuffCuff is an easy, no-nonsense, no-headache various to elastic bands that places an finish to stress and hair breakage. The triple-patented design works with the fullness of curls as an alternative of restraining them, leading to a “barely there” feeling that reduces hair loss and harm brought on by tight, cinching stress. Since its founding, The PuffCuff model has grown to incorporate a number of hair merchandise and instruments to resolve the wants of goal prospects in quite a lot of new markets.
“1863 Ventures is proud to help PuffCuff as an rising, high-growth firm. The magnificence business has traditionally fallen brief in providing Black and Brown prospects haircare merchandise that promote hair well being and think about the intricacies of thick, curly, and tight-textured hair,” stated Melissa Bradley, Founder and Managing Partner, 1863 Ventures. “Ceata Lash’s ingenuity of the PuffCuff is a testomony to the innovation teeming amongst New Majority entrepreneurs. She is the primary African American lady to personal three patents for a pure hair instrument, and the simplicity of her product gives an accessible haircare resolution for all ladies of shade.”
1863 Ventures was based to assist 500 Black entrepreneurial minded residents East of the River in Washington, D.C., begin companies and create jobs for his or her group. Now, with a mission to create $100 billion in new wealth by 2030 by each its non-profit programming and enterprise fund, 1863 Ventures goals to alter the narrative for New Majority founders. 1863 Ventures’ entrepreneur membership represents practically $300 million+ in revenues and greater than 3,500 jobs created.
In 2020, PuffCuff welcomed tons of of fairness traders as a part of a crowdsourcing marketing campaign with Republic.co, leading to greater than $170,000. For extra details about The PuffCuff and how one can help its additional progress, go to thepuffcuff.com.
Founded in Romeoville, IL, in 2013, PuffCuff LLC holds three patents for hair care merchandise, together with its signature PuffCuff Hair Clamp which is manufactured in the usA. The PuffCuff makes it straightforward to attain fashionable appears with out stressing curly hair or inflicting ache from pulling and stress. This instrument not solely places a cease to stress complications and curl breakage, however is a sanitary, sturdy and reasonably priced alternative to hair-damaging elastic bands for its numerous mixture of curly-haired customers. PuffCuff merchandise will be bought on-line by way of its web site, Amazon.com, Sally Beauty, Walmart.com, along with a group of different independently owned magnificence retailers. Learn extra at thepuffcuff.com
About 1863 Ventures1863 Ventures is the #1 nationwide enterprise growth nonprofit for New Majority Entrepreneurs; people who’ve been traditionally marginalized (e.g. BIPOC). The DC primarily based non-profit group’s mission is to create $100 billion in New Wealth, by and for New Majority Entrepreneurs, by 2030. The group was based by Melissa Bradley, entrepreneur, VC investor and Georgetown University affiliate professor. This 12 months, 1863 Ventures will help over 1,500 New Majority entrepreneurs throughout the United States, by programming and grant help. Learn extra at 1863ventures.web.
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