PERSONAL CARE REINVENTED FROM FARM TO FACE
San Francisco, CA
“I’m passionate about healthy living and entrepreneurship. Thrive’s mission attracted me as well as the team’s potential to make an impact by revitalizing land and reducingh armful chemicals we put on our skin. The team’s early traction has been a nice indicator of future success. I also admit to enjoying Thrive’s products, and have weaned a number of my friends from their synthetic products to the Thrive shave/skincare regime!”
Team Nestle, Burt’s Bees, L’Orèal, Revlon, startups, Unilever
Performance Launched in 2014; +26% per month same store unit sales since
Customers Whole Foods, Pharmaca, Thrive ecommerce site
Potential Acquirers Unilever, L’Oreal, Natura, J&J, Colgate, EL, Shiseido
Investors Kim Jeffery (NCP, Nestle Waters) Jim Geikie (Burt’s Bees)
Advisors Kim Jeffery (North Castle Partners, Nestle Waters)
Thrive reinvents personal care from farm to face — high design, deep sustainability and groundbreaking digital functionality for the products millions of people use everyday in a $450B market.
Dynamic leader with more than two decades of success bringing new initiatives to life, attracting great talent, securing funding (Nestle Waters, Nature Conservancy, News Corp., Duke University, Yale University)
Leading Costa Rican formulator and entrepreneur, with over 10 years experience designing great skin and bodycare products for national retailers and spas.
Global supply chain/operations executive. Experienced in all Supply Chain disciplines including; quality, bulk manufacturing, filling ,assembly, logistics, procurement, planning, engineering, purchasing and third party development. Burt’s Bees, Revlon, L’Oreal. Creates competitive advantage by implementing business practices that leverage; Kanban, JIT, TPM, Lean Manufacturing, GMP, Quality Control, Safety and Environmental Strategies by focusing on the Triple Bottom Line. Decisive leader with strong financial acumen skilled at building and leading organizations that value; accountability, diversity of thought, fiscal responsibility and are driven to exceed goals. Worked with companies ranging from start ups, turnarounds, consulting and fortune 100’s with revenues of $150MM to…
Mario Garcia, botanical supply, costa rican operations
15 years leading botanical ecologist and sustainable supply operations for North American companies manufacturing with unique natural ingredients.
Cosmetic Chemist with extensive Personal Care formulation and applications experience (Tri-K, Revlon, Dow) from both the finished goods , including sunscreens, skin care and hair care, and the ingredients/raw materials sides of cosmetic technology. Natural products and botanicals are a focus of his development and training programs. Specialties: Skincare, suncare, hair care and color cosmetics formulation; technology transfer ; personal care ingredient development and evaluation
investor, growth strategy advisor
RevenueLaunched in 2014; +26% per month same store unit sales since
Distributiononline, natural channel, fashion channel
Round Type Convertible Note
Entity Type C-Cor