BizWireTV Accelerator Report: FreshDirect Sees $189M Investment and Introducing the First Wearable Gaming Platform


Featuring FreshDirect, Gfycat, SuperSuit and TrueFacet

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BizWireTV–On the latest BizWireTV
Accelerator Report
, FreshDirect, the Northeast’s preeminent online
food retailer, sees a $189M investment from J.P. Morgan Asset
Management. Earlier this year, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio with
the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand, mobile-first delivery business
that caters to the spontaneous needs of urban dwellers with a curated
selection of localized food, alcohol and everyday essentials.

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Also featured in the episode is this week’s startup standout, SuperSuit,
the world’s first wearable gaming platform. The company announced the
launch of its crowd funding campaign via Indiegogo.

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This week’s episode features:

closes $189M investment led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management

On the VC Watch:

content pioneer Gfycat announces $10M in seed round

raises $6M in Series A led by Maveron

This week’s startup standout:

introduces world’s first wearable gaming platform

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