v Harry's lève $122.5M et rachète Feintechnik pour $100M

Harry's lève $122.5M et rachète Feintechnik pour $100M

Not every 10-month old startup can say that it has crossed a handful of oceans and international borders to purchase a 93-year-old factory -- or raised $122.5 million to do so. Yet, not every Internet startup is trying to make waves in the prosaic world of shaving, where 85 percent of the market is controlled by a couple of weathered giants like Gillette and Schick. What's more, while adopting a purely online and direct-to-consumer model can help startups cut out that pesky middle man, to truly reduce the friction and high costs in the market and iterate more quickly, you have to control manufacturing.

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