BarkBox was founded in December 2011 by Matt Meeker, Carly Strife, and Henrik Werdelin. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.
BarkBox is a monthly subscription service that provides dog products. BarkBox has raised approximately $75 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including August Capital, Founders Circle Capital, Slow Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Resolute Ventures, and RRE Ventures. Per company press releases, BarkBox last raised $60 million in May 2016 at a post-money valuation of $270 million.