Saysh$8 million in Series A funding was raised by, a Los Angeles-based brand that promotes community-centered living.
The round was led by IRIS and Gap Inc.’s performance lifestyle brand Athleta. Redpoint Ventures, Springbank Collective and Springbank Collective were also investors in this round.
The company plans to use these funds to grow its branded eCommerce, wholesale and retail footprints in the community, to support an expanded product range and launch of new activity-specific shoes.
Co-founded by Olympian Allyson Felix and her brother and business partner Wes Felix, Saysh is a community-centered lifestyle brand for and by women focused on ethical conscience, aesthetic sensibility and an athletic mindset.
The brand’s debut lifestyle sneaker is the Saysh One.