Kendra Scott Gets Venture Funding Round

Austin-based Kendra Scott, a fashion jewelry designer, has scored funding from Norwest Venture Partners, an interesting, non-technology venture investment in the region. According to the two, Norwest Venture Partners made a "substantial" minority growth equity investment in Kendra Scott, to help the brand expand its retail, wholesale and online presence. The brand is sold at retailers like Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdales. The company is led by founder and namesake Kendra Scott. More information »