Minibar alcohol marketplace picks up $5 million in funding

TechCrunch | 8/15/2017 | Jordan Crook
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Minibar, a marketplace for wine, beer and spirits, has today announced the close of a $5 million Series A round led by Corigin Ventures, with participation from Female Founders Fund, Winklevoss Capital, LaunchCapital and RiverPark Ventures.

Minibar launched back in 2013, trying to give liquor stores an ecommerce outlet and users the ability to buy booze with the click of a button. The company has since expanded to 37 markets across the country and has started to test shipping for new markets.

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Shipping essentially allows Minibar users outside those 37 markets to place an order on the platform and receive their order via the mail.

Liquor stores have back-end control over their inventory and prices, and users have the option to shop by liquor type, brand, or...
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