Bespoke Post, a subscription-based e-commerce startup offering a hilariously titled “Box of Awesome” (no, not that one – Bespoke Post is for grown-ups), is today announcing having closed on $850,000 in seed funding, led by Warby Parker and Bonobos investor, Great Oaks VC. Also participating in the round, which actually closed last fall, were 500 Startups, Brad Harrison Ventures, 1-800 Flowers’ strategic investing arm, and several angel investors. And, as of Monday, the company is expanding into Canada.
Launched in summer 2012, following participation in NYC’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Bespoke Post is targeting the men’s shopping space by offering themed boxes that cost around the same price as a gym membership ($45/month, shipping included). When the service arrives in Canada next week, that price will increase by $15 to $25, depending on location, to cover shipping, duties, and taxes. Boxes typically retail at over…
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