memorials

Online memorial startup Memories brings in over $30 million in funding. . . InvoCare invests $4 million

By Funeral Director Daily / August 25, 2021 /

Online memorials seem to be one of the likeliest winners among potential start-ups in the Death Care space. . . . at least that is what it is looking like from the investment community.  According to articles that we link below it appears that over the summer months the Australian based Memories has raised over…

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The abstract memorialization trend

By Funeral Director Daily / May 15, 2020 /

Today’s article may take a little thinking outside the box, but I think that there is some justification to thinking in the model that I will relate.  As a funeral director during the time period of 1980 and 2015 I, arguably served in the period that cremation made its upswing in American death culture. And,…

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Toronto company creates home decor urn

By Funeral Director Daily / September 19, 2019 /

We recently learned thru a press release, that you can read here, of a Toronto based company, UrbanRIP, that has created a new urn called the Candlestick Egg Urn.  From our point of view, it is an urn designed to fit in a home decor where it will have meaning and accessibility for the family…

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