✌️ Heartcore Consumer Insights
Welcome to the 99th edition of Heartcore Consumer Insights. Curated with 🖤 every two weeks by the Heartcore Team.
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Consumer Trends Report 2023 - Dan Frommer x Coefficient Capital
The Consumer Trends Report’s goal is to highlight the profound changes in the consumer landscape and what matters most for the years ahead.
Coefficient Capital & Dan Frommer conducted five surveys of 3,000+ US consumers, most recently in November 2022.
88 slides, free to read and download.
Some favorites of ours:
Duolingo Retention team experiment
YouTube Ads Leaderboard 2022
Growth Design Case Studies
Consumer Health: Areas of Opportunity
Hiring: Why More is Often Less
Customer Acquisition Cost: a 2022 guide
The three types of “good” onboarding friction
The Generative AI Revolution in Games
Trends for Community-led Brands: Actionable Insights for Growth
🇪🇺 Notable European early-stage Consumer rounds
La Tournée, a France-based return-and-reuse grocery delivery service, raises $2M with Frst - link
Raus, a Germany-based hospitality platform offering sustainable cabin stays, raises $3M with Speedinvest - link
Cubzh, a France-based gaming programmable voxel platform, raises $3M with New Wave - link
Amie, a Germany-based productivity app, raises $7M with Spark/Creandum - link
Ostrom, a Germany-based energy management platform that makes green electricity affordable, raises $9.3M with USV/Adjacent - link
Evaneos, a France-based web platform helping travelers design their trips, raises $20M with Partech/BPI/XAnge/Serena - link
Treecard, a UK-based green finance platform, raises $23M with Valar/EQT/Seedcamp - link
🇺🇸 Notable US early-stage Consumer rounds
The Mirror, a US-based all-in-one platform for indie game developers, raises $2.3M with Founders Fund - link
Arena Club, a US-based sports trading card platform, raises $10M with Lightspeed - link
Fizz, a US-based social platform to facilitate hyper-local authentic communities, raises $12M with NEA/Lightspeed - link
Roboto Games, a US-based game developer studio building synchronous multiplayer action games, raises $15M with a16z/Makers Fund - link
Zoe, a US-based personalized nutrition company, raises $30M with Accomplice/Balderton/L Catterton/Daphni - link
Ostro, a US-based health tech platform guiding consumers and clinicians to the best treatment faster, raises $45M with Founders Fund/Greycroft/RRE Ventures - link
Greenwood, a US-based mobile banking platform for Black and Latinx people, raises $45M with Pendulum/Citi/TTV - link
🔭 Notable later-stage Consumer rounds
The Modern Milkman, a UK-based return-and-reuse grocery delivery service, raises $50M with ETF/Insight - link
Younited, a France-based instant credit provider, raises $60M with Goldman Sachs/Eurazeo/BPI - link
Le Collectionist, a France-based proptech offering a selection of luxury rentals around the world, raises $60M with Highland - link
Joy, a US-based wedding planning platform, raises $60M with General Catalyst/Nordstrom - link
Oda, a Norway-based grocery delivery startup, raises $151M with Kinnevik/Verdane - link
🍭 Notable Consumer Exits
Getir acquires Gorillas for an undisclosed amount. Gorillas is a Germany-based instant grocery app - link
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