Saysh Closes $8M Series A Funding Round


Saysh, a Los Angeles, CA-based community-centered lifestyle brand, raised $8m in Series A funding.

The round was led by IRIS and Gap Inc.’s performance lifestyle brand Athleta. Additional investors in the round include Redpoint Ventures and Springbank Collective.

The company intends to use the funds to scale its branded eCommerce, wholesale distribution, and community-based retail footprint, support an expanded product offering and the launch of several new activity-specific sneakers.

Co-founded by Olympian Allyson Felix and her brother and business partner Wes Felix, Saysh is a community-centered lifestyle brand for and by women focused on ethical conscience, aesthetic sensibility and an athletic mindset.

The brand’s debut lifestyle sneaker is the Saysh One.