BucketFeet Steps Into $7.5 Million

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BucketFeet is hitting it even bigger with $7.5 million in Series A funding. JumpStart Ventures (led by ContextMedia's Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal) led the fundraising round. Since it was founded in 2011, BucketFeet has raised $13.3 million and grown exponentially. The sky's the limit for this incredible company connecting people through art, and giving the world very cool shoes in the process. Congratulations to founders Aaron Firestein and Raaja Nemani on their continued success. At Catapult, we are proud to say "we knew them when..."

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BucketFeet pencils in $7.5 million for growth in Crain's Chicago Business

BucketFeet lands $7.5 million new funding in Chicago Tribune

BucketFeet Raises $7.5 Million To Put Art On Your Shoes in TechCrunch

A startup founded by a pair of backpackers — selling canvas shoes featuring art from all over the world — just raised $7.5 million in Business Insider

 Artful shoemaker Bucketfeet grabs $7.5M to bolster growth in Built In Chicago

BucketFeet Kicks Up $7.5M to Grow Its Popular Footwear Brand Globally in ChicagoInno

BucketFeet, a Threadless for Shoes, Raises $7.5 Million to Scale its Business in Fashionista