The Bouqs offers 40 elegant, minimalist arrangements, with nary a sprig of baby's breath in sight, for a flat rate of $40, including shipping to anywhere in the United States. Because they're sent straight from sustainable Equadorian farms, where they're grown in sun-drenched, mineral-rich volcanic soil, the flowers arrive just four days after being cut.
Ordering flowers online can be a seedy affair. At least it was, until The Bouqs arrived with roses, agapanthus, and lilies in tow.
For startups like The Bouqs, breakout sales can validate an entire business model. With a record day on the Sunday holiday that helped it reach its 10,000th order in just six months, the Venice Beach, Calif. startup passed just such a test.
The Bouqs Company (TheBouqs.com), a cut-to-order online flower delivery company, today announced $1.1 million in seed funding from Quest Venture Partners and Siemer Ventures, as well as reputable angel investors including Mich Mathews, former CMO of Microsoft and Dennis Phelps, partner at Institutional Venture Partners.
The Bouqs is the perfect gift to give if you like being lazy and looking like a thoughtful human being every once in a while.
Jessica showed off some of her company's healthy products as she was joined by model Laura Bush and American Idol judge Randy Jackson, and the stars were surrounded by flowers from The Bouqs at the lavish event.
The floral subscription service is offering 20 percent off A Year of Flowers when you sign up for "Regular Blooms". Celebrity clients include Molly Sims, Lauren Conrad and Courtney Cox, the company says.
What gal doesn't love fresh flowers? Bouqs delivers eco-friendly, hassle-free, fresh-cut-flower bouquets straight to whoever's door you choose.