Requests For Startups: Beauty with Bee Shapiro and Natalie Toren

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Erik is joined on this episode by Bee Shapiro (@BeeShapiro), New York Times columnist and founder of Ellis Brooklyn, and Natalie Toren (@NatalieToren), creative consultant. They talk about: * The current landscape in the beauty sector, including the clout of the massive incumbents and some of the up-and-coming brands. * Whether successes like Kylie Jenner's line or Glossier can be replicated. * How fragrance is unique from other categories. * Where Bee would be investing if she was running a venture fund in the space. * What distribution deals with big companies look like and what the economics are. * Whether Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs could take on the space. … And much more. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal. Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.

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