Chubbies Shorts raises $9 million in Series A funding

Chubbies Shorts

Chubbies will be opening their own factory, as well as expanding their product line beyond their now iconic shorts.

By Nicole Goodkind.

Just days after the second-largest snowstorm in New York City history, Kyle Hency and Tom Montgomery walked into the Yahoo offices wearing only shorts. Call it dedication—the pair are co-founders (along with Rainer Castillo and Preston Rutherford) of Chubbies, an online clothing retailer that specializes in men’s shorts.

The pair announced that the company has raised $9 million in Series A funding—bringing total funding to over $14 million since 2011. They plan to use the money to increase inventory but also to double down on domestic manufacturing by opening their own factory.

Read more at Yahoo.

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