Bulu, Inc. Selected for Capital Investment from Invest Nebraska

Newest investment in Bulu, Inc. propels continued growth of both company divisions
 
 
Bulu Marketplace | Bulu Box
Bulu Marketplace | Bulu Box
 
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LINCOLN, Neb. - Oct. 5, 2016 - PRLog -- Bulu, Inc. announces an investment by Invest Nebraska Corporation. The capital, provided from the Angel Sidecar Fund, will continue to propel the growth of both Bulu Box and Bulu Marketplace by enabling the deployment of enhanced customer acquisition channels and by accelerating product development.

"We made a conscious decision to build Bulu, Inc. in Nebraska; to keep our staff and warehouse in Lincoln as we grew. Bulu, Inc. is proud to be a Nebraska company and we are proud to partner with Invest Nebraska as we continue to build big ideas," said Bulu, Inc. Co-Founder and CEO, Paul Jarrett.  (Click to tweet: http://ctt.ec/y36bs (http://ctt.ec/y36bs))

Bulu, Inc. was founded in 2012. The consumer division is Bulu Box, which provides customers with a full ecommerce platform and monthly subscription boxes of premium health, wellness and nutrition product samples. Subscribers to Bulu Box engage in data-driven product discovery across all 50 states, with over 5MM samples distributed since conception.

Bulu Marketplace is a business-to-business software platform that uses proprietary matchmaking and data technology to connect suppliers of consumer packaged goods—many backed with consumer insights—to national and regional retailers globally. View the complete program details at www.bulumarketplace.com

"Bulu, Inc. has the potential to be the Alibaba of consumer packaged goods. The company's ability to leverage thousands of monthly box subscribers to provide unbiased third party reviews simplifies the product discovery process for retailers and substantially increases the likelihood of exposure for high quality products. Our co-investor, Omaha-based Dundee Venture Capital, brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience in building eCommerce companies and eMarketplaces," said Brock Smith, Senior Associate of the Invest Nebraska Corporation.

About Bulu, Inc.

Founded in 2012, Bulu, Inc. operates Bulu Box, a B2C discovery ecommerce platform that allows consumers to sample and find their new favorite vitamins, supplements and healthy snacks while providing actionable data back to brands; and Bulu Marketplace, a proprietary B2B software which connects suppliers of consumer packaged goods and consumer insights data to retailers like GNC, Meijer and Target. Find more at www.BuluMarketplace.com or www.BuluBox.com/Press

Contact: Mariah Nimmich, Director of Public Relations

Mariah@BuluMarketplace.com ph: (253) 241-5761

Invest Nebraska Contact: Brock Smith, Senior Associate

Brock@InvestNebraska.com ph: (402) 742-7860

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