Inked Brands Overview

  • Founded
  • 2007
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 44
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt - PPP
  • Investors
  • 7

Inked Brands General Information


Operator of an influencer commerce platform intended to turn the design into reality. The company's platform designs and develops a product and markets the product to drive sales, fulfill the orders and provide customer service, enabling clients to get their product sold from prototype to end product.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Studio Calico
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Other Industries
Other Consumer Non-Durables
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • PO Box 51008
  • Bowling Green, KY 42102
  • United States

Inked Brands Timeline

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Inked Brands Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Debt - PPP 14-Apr-2020 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 01-Jun-2018 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series A) 11-Jan-2017 000 000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Debt - General 05-Dec-2016 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Debt - General 23-Feb-2016 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2016 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Debt - General 31-Mar-2015 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Debt - General 27-Aug-2014 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Debt - General 29-Aug-2013 Completed Generating Revenue
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Inked Brands Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
April Foster Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Jason Burr Chief Operating Officer & Board Member
Hillary Rickel Director of Human Resources
Kennon Ballou Director, Technology
James Fielding Board Member & Executive
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Inked Brands Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
Amy Nauiokas Archer Gray Board Member 000 0000
April Foster Inked Brands Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Cres Ferrell Panoramic Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Dustin Drees Panoramic Ventures Board Observer 000 0000
James Fielding Inked Brands Board Member & Executive 000 0000
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Inked Brands Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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Majestic Referring Domains


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Inked Brands Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Archer Gray Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Halogen Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
James Fielding Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Southeast Investor Group Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Inked Brands Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000 0000000 000000 05-Aug-2014 000000000000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
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Inked Brands Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000 0000000 000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Spokane Valley, WA 0000
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