pearpop, a Los Angeles, CA-based marketplace for social collaborations between creators, raised $16M in funding.
The round included $10M in Series A financing led by Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and $6M in prior seed financing co-led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures and Slow Ventures, with participation from Atelier Ventures and Chapter One Ventures. Angel investors supporting pearpop include Abel Makkonen (The Weeknd), Amy Schumer, The Chainsmokers, Diddy, Gary Vaynerchuk, Griffin Johnson, Josh Richards, Kevin Durant (Thirty 5 Ventures), Kevin Hart (HartBeat Ventures), Mark Cuban, Marshmello, Moe Shalizi, Michael Gruen (Animal Capital), MrBeast (Night Media Ventures), Rich Miner (Android co-founder), Snoop Dogg and Tyga.
Founded by Cole Mason, Spencer Markel, and Guy Oseary, pearpop is a marketplace for social collaboration between creators.
Since its launch in October 2020, the platform has attracted almost 10,000 creators including names like Heidi Klum, Loren Gray, Snoop Dogg and Tony Hawk, among others. Together, creators on the platform have a combined audience of more than a billion followers, and hundreds of users have over a million followers on TikTok alone.