According to a post on his blog, CEO Tristan Walker said that Walker & Company Brands, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of a shaving solution for men with coarse and curly hair, raised $6.9m Series A round of financing.
The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Upfront Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Daher Capital and Johnson + Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Jeff Jordan (Andreessen Horowitz) joined Walker & Company’s board of directors.
The company intends to use the funds to scale in three key areas:
– Education (Content);
– Acceleration (Distribution and Fulfillment); and
– Innovation (Research & Development).
Founded by CEO Tristan Walker, Walker & Company Brands offers an end to end shaving system designed specifically for men and women with coarse, curly hair. The products are clinically proven to reduce razor bumps and irritation by up to 50% within 4 weeks.
The company is hiring.