Bloom & Wild, a London-based online flower gifting company, is reportedly all set to raise $100M (approx €82M) in funding from various investors including Index Ventures and General Catalyst. According to the report, the UK company will be valued somewhere around $500M (approx €408M) post the funding round.
Index Ventures is a venture capital firm based in London, San Francisco, and Geneva, helping ambitious entrepreneurs turn bold ideas into global businesses. So far, the company has invested in Adyen, Deliveroo, Dropbox, Farfetch, King, Slack, and Supercell.
On the other hand, General Catalyst, a Cambridge-headquartered VC firm makes early-stage and growth equity investments. The company has backed Airbnb, BigCommerce, ClassPass, Datalogix, Datto, and others.
Redefining flower delivery service
Founded by Aron Gelbard, and Ben Stanway in 2013, Bloom & Wild is on a mission to redefine flower delivery service and is on its way to becoming the UK’s leading alternative to traditional online flower companies.