Wildfang completes $2.3M round of funding, looks to open NY and LA locations

By Clare Duffy.

Wildfang said Monday it has completed a $2.3 million funding round.

The development comes just days after the company, which makes tomboy and feminist-themed clothing, had a run-in with a box brand. Wildfang’s leaders jokingly suggested the class meant that the Portland company has “made it” in the fashion world.

Even so, the funding round marks another success for the company that’s become somewhat of a star among Portland’s younger apparel startups.

Most of the round’s funding came from Oregon-based investors, including Oregon Angel Fund, Portland Seed Fund and Cascade Angels. The roster signals not only a shift in the company’s trajectory but also a change in local investment philosophy.

Read more at Portland Business Journal.

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