Shop Latinx Raises $1 Million

Shop Latinx has closed its pre-seed round of funding, raising $1 million.

Launched by Brittany Chavez in 2016, the Los Angeles-based e-commerce platform offers goods created by Latinx founders and creators across beauty, fashion and home. Investors include Precursor Ventures, Backstage Capital, Debut Capital, 2PM, Humble Ventures, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Silicon Hills Capital and Techstars.

“I feel so blessed and thrilled to have successfully raised VC funding,” Chavez, of Guatemalan and Nicaraguan descent, told WWD in an exclusive statement. “It’s been a journey getting to this point, especially as a Latina solo founder, but I am proud of the

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