Beauty Noted, Founded By USC Student, Gets $2.2M In Funding

Beauty Noted, an online beauty and cosmetics social discovery site founded by USC student Sarah Kortschak, said Tuesday that it has raised $2.2M in a funding round. The startup--which is based in San Francisco--said the funding came from Kortschak Investments, as well as IDG Ventures and Crosslink capital. Beauty Noted said it uses the favorite products of members, as well as individual preferences to help provide personalized recommendations for cosmetics to its members. Sara Kortschakis very well connected--she is the daughter of venture capitalist Walter Kortschak, who runs WMAS Management, a diversified investment holding company which runs Kortschak Investments. Walter Kortschak is a former managing partner of Summit Partners, and helped back McAfee and E-Tek Dynamics; his new investment firm has recently invested in such local companies as ServiceMesh, The Trade Desk, Main Street Hub, and MomentFeed. More information »