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Mad Rabbit Announces Closing of $2M Seed Funding Round Led by Acronym Venture Capital With Participation From Mark Cuban

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:03pm

Mad Rabbit , a California-based tattoo aftercare brand, is pleased to announce that it has raised a $2 million seed round led by Acronym Venture Capital with participation from Mark Cuban and Stefon Diggs.

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  • Mad Rabbit , a California-based tattoo aftercare brand, is pleased to announce that it has raised a $2 million seed round led by Acronym Venture Capital with participation from Mark Cuban and Stefon Diggs.
  • With this funding, Mad Rabbit will continue to expand its experiential lifestyle brand and optimize its product offerings, manufacturing, and operations, and marketing efforts.
  • With a mission to fill a void in the tattoo aftercare market, Mad Rabbit officially launched a simple, effective, and skin-friendly tattoo balm.
  • Acronym Venture Capital looks to invest in strong, founder led brands that are defining consumer categories.

Redbox and Quiver Expand Original Film Slate Acquire True-Crime Thriller “BANDIT” Based on the Best-Selling Novel The Flying Bandit Starring Josh Duhamel, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell, and Mel Gibson

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

Redbox Entertainment, Americas destination for affordable new-release movies and Quiver Distribution, have acquired the North American distribution rights to BANDIT, starring Josh Duhamel, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell, and Mel Gibson.

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  • Redbox Entertainment, Americas destination for affordable new-release movies and Quiver Distribution, have acquired the North American distribution rights to BANDIT, starring Josh Duhamel, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell, and Mel Gibson.
  • BANDIT is a thrilling true-life story of Gilbert Galvan Jr., who successfully got away with 63 bank and jewelry heists during his crime spree.
  • After falling in love and getting married, he claims to take a job as a traveling security consultant, and his crimes continue.
  • Josh Duhamel shines as the anti-hero bandit that you will root for against Mel Gibson in this true action thriller that we know audiences will love.

Sonos and The North Face Team Up, Inviting Fans to Sonically Explore The Outdoors This Summer

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:30pm

The partnership first comes to life with a station on Sonos Radio: Never Stop Exploring.

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  • The partnership first comes to life with a station on Sonos Radio: Never Stop Exploring.
  • What weve created with the Never Stop Exploring station on Sonos Radio is so much more than the reimagined audio itself.
  • Sonos Radio is the premiere radio experience, only on Sonos.
  • The North Face products are available at premium and specialty retail sporting goods stores globally and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

HyperX Extends Pro Football Player JuJu Smith-Schuster Ambassadorship – Three Year Deal Includes Team Diverge Esports Org.

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:15am

HyperX , the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced a multiyear renewal with pro football player JuJu Smith-Schuster as a global brand ambassador.

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  • HyperX , the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced a multiyear renewal with pro football player JuJu Smith-Schuster as a global brand ambassador.
  • HyperX is the Official Gaming and Audio Partner of Smith-Schuster and is now also the Official Peripheral Partner of his esports organization, Team Diverge.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005004/en/
    HyperX Extends Pro Football Player JuJu Smith-Schuster Ambassadorship Three Year Deal Includes Team Diverge Esports Org (Photo: Business Wire)
    I am so excited about renewing my partnership with HyperX, and also so happy to bring my eSports team, Team Diverge, into the HyperX family, said JuJu Smith-Schuster, pro football player and HyperX ambassador.
  • HyperX is thrilled to continue our relationship with JuJu Smith-Schuster and expand it to include his esports org., Team Diverge, said Dustin Illingworth, celebrity and athlete marketing manager, HyperX.

Clubhouse Media Group Hosts Los Angeles' Top Influencers To Raise Awareness And Funds For Homeless Youth At #YOUMATTER Launch

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:00pm

The social media collaboration event is part of the company's effort to encourage philanthropic participation and cause marketing amongst its network of influencers and their Gen-Z and Millennial audiences.

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  • The social media collaboration event is part of the company's effort to encourage philanthropic participation and cause marketing amongst its network of influencers and their Gen-Z and Millennial audiences.
  • The afternoon event featured live entertainment, visual activations and various sponsorships from leading consumer brands.
  • Supporters were encouraged to donate $5 to Covenant House of California in the name of that person.
  • Clubhouse Media Group represents the future of influencer media and marketing, with a global network of professionally run content houses, each of which has its own brand, influencer cohort and production capabilities.

Step & Repeat—the TikTok Fashion Reality Competition by Glamhive and Mary Kay Global Design Studio—Is Turning Heads on the Virtual Runway

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 9:33pm

Step & Repeat, a first-of-its-kind fashion reality competition hosted on TikTok, is currently turning heads on virtual runways across the world.

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  • Step & Repeat, a first-of-its-kind fashion reality competition hosted on TikTok, is currently turning heads on virtual runways across the world.
  • I love that we are able to showcase a global creative platform and movement, said Wujek.
  • I loved mentoring one of the incredible winners of the Step & Repeat TikTok challenge, said Brian Underwood, Beauty & Wellness Director for Oprah Daily.
  • The Mary Kay Global Design Studio is the in-house creative agency serving as the creative incubator for Mary Kays fashion, designer and influencer collaborations and branding campaigns, to transform product and packaging design and consumer-facing digital innovation.

Powering Influencer Relationships for Major Brands, Agencies, and Networks, ChannelMeter Reaches One Million Creators on Its All-in-One Management and Payment System

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

“ChannelMeter helped us focus on results and ROI, not paperwork and personalities,” said Kenneth Ash, GM & VP of Frederator Digital & Channel Frederator Network, a network dedicated to helping animators and artists become independent creators. “The platform serves as our mission control center that allows a small team like mine to manage and pay thousands of creators. This enables us to focus on what's most important -- building the network and growing creators.”

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  • ChannelMeter , the only all-in-one management and payment suite for the creator economy, today announced it has reached one million influencers on its platform.
  • ChannelMeter automates the ability for brands, networks and agencies to source creators, manage contracts, terms and payments, and measure impact and results.
  • The size and scale of the creator economy is so much bigger than we ever anticipated, said Eugene Lee, founder and CEO of ChannelMeter.
  • And we have built a system that scales as brands move from hundreds to thousands of creators in the future.

Step & Repeat—The TikTok Fashion Reality Competition by Glamhive and Mary Kay Global Design Studio—Is Turning Heads on the Virtual Runway

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:03pm

Step & Repeat, a first-of-its-kind fashion reality competition hosted on TikTok, is currently turning heads on virtual runways across the world.

Key Points: 
  • Step & Repeat, a first-of-its-kind fashion reality competition hosted on TikTok, is currently turning heads on virtual runways across the world.
  • I love that we are able to showcase a global creative platform and movement, said Wujek.
  • I loved mentoring one of the incredible winners of the Step & Repeat TikTok challenge, said Brian Underwood, Beauty & Wellness Director for Oprah Daily.
  • The Mary Kay Global Design Studio is the in-house creative agency serving as the creative incubator for Mary Kays fashion, designer and influencer collaborations and branding campaigns, to transform product and packaging design and consumer-facing digital innovation.

Outside Announces New Hire, Senior Content Producer for Nutrition and Cooking, Biju Thomas

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

Outside, Inc. , the worlds leading creator of active & healthy lifestyle content, events, and experiences, announced Biju Thomas, chef, entrepreneur, cyclist, and food industry pro, has joined the Outside, Inc. team as Senior Content Producer for Nutrition and Cooking.

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  • Outside, Inc. , the worlds leading creator of active & healthy lifestyle content, events, and experiences, announced Biju Thomas, chef, entrepreneur, cyclist, and food industry pro, has joined the Outside, Inc. team as Senior Content Producer for Nutrition and Cooking.
  • Thomas will have a significant role in creating video, TV, and visual content that builds ties across Outsides publications.
  • Ive been very aware of Outside as a brand my whole life, so this is a very exciting opportunity for me, said Thomas.
  • To learn more about Outside, Inc., its leadership team, and discover new content from more than 41 brands, please visit outsideonline.com .

SummerSlam® to Air Live in Theaters Nationwide for the First Time Ever

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Iconic Events Releasing today announced a new partnership that brings SummerSlam, WWEs biggest event of 2021, to movie theaters nationwide for the first time.

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  • WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Iconic Events Releasing today announced a new partnership that brings SummerSlam, WWEs biggest event of 2021, to movie theaters nationwide for the first time.
  • Iconic Events Releasing is proud to be in partnership with WWE to bring their incredible brand to movie theaters coast to coast, said Iconic CEO Steve Bunnell.
  • SummerSlam is a marquee event that demands to be seen on the big screen, with big sound, in an auditorium full of excited fans.
  • Iconic Events Releasing brings live and filmed entertainment of all types to movie theaters as special limited engagement events, so that fans can gather together to watch their favorites on the big screen.