Investment firm pledges $1.5 million to Lafayette-based Something Borrowed Blooms | Business

Something Borrowed Blooms, a Lafayette-based company that offers premium silk flowers to rent online, has received $1.5 million in investment funding from Callais Capital.

The investment will support the company’s growth trajectory and its increased demands from the wedding industry during the coronavirus pandemic. It also brings the company’s total raised to just over $2 million since 2015 amid its growth rate of 35% last year.

The company, founded by cousins Lauren Bercier and Laken Swan, anticipates that growth rate exceeding 150% average annual growth rate now with pandemic restrictions being lifted and the pent-up demand for weddings that will soon follow.

Callais Capital Management, early-stage venture capital firm based in Louisiana, invests in innovative companies and founders who are rapidly scaling their businesses. 

“Lauren and Laken have carved out a unique niche within the wedding market, laying groundwork…

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