Awkward Essentials Raises $2.3M in Seed Funding

Awkward Essentials

Awkward Essentials, a Costa Mesa, Calif.-based personal hygiene company, closed a $2.3m seed funding round.

The round was led by Unorthodox Ventures.

The company will use the funds for innovation, scaling up production, and overall go-to market strategy.

Led by Founder & CEO Frances Tang, Awkward Essentials is a a single-product company offering the dripstick, an after-sex product made with a super soft, medical-grade sponge that quickly soaks up all the excess fluids.

The company is now in the process of expanding its product portfolio to include more products that will seriously upgrade hygiene.