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The Carbon Bridge to Circular Economies
21 Jun, 2022

The Carbon Bridge to Circular Economies

Authored by our two rising stars, Destana Herring and Eva Wallack, this piece offers insight into the burgeoning carbon capture utilization & storage industry. Learn more about the potential for circular carbon economies, with input from key industry experts.
Steal this hot new summer look (it’s bacteria)
27 May, 2022

Steal this hot new summer look (it’s bacteria)

The environmental crises linked to textiles have given rise to several firms that aim to reimagine dyeing altogether. One such company, Colorifix, just got a boost via a $22.6 million (£18 million) Series B round, led by Swedish fashion giant H&M. Colorifix stands out for its progress in using microbes (such as E. coli) to naturally deposit dyes directly onto fabrics. Its microorganisms are engineered to produce specific colors and then brewed in vats like beer.
techcrunch.com
From Plumber To Cleantech Inventor And Entrepreneur
26 May, 2022

From Plumber To Cleantech Inventor And Entrepreneur

In 2017, after more than a decade of tinkering and research, Cardiff co-founded Clean02, a company that sells a device able to capture commercial customers’ CO2 and turn it into useful products—soap, shampoo, fertilizer and the like—all while providing them what he describes as a fast and efficient return on their investment, while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by about 20%.
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Kering backs cow-free, lab-grown leather. Game changer?
04 May, 2022

Kering backs cow-free, lab-grown leather. Game changer?

Vitrolabs, a California biotech startup creating cow-free leather from cell cultures, has been working with Gucci-parent Kering to develop leather alternatives for fashion, the companies announced today.
www.voguebusiness.com
With Leonardo DiCaprio As An Advisor, $45 Million Circular/Regenerative Economy Fund Launches
20 Apr, 2022

With Leonardo DiCaprio As An Advisor, $45 Million Circular/Regenerative Economy Fund Launches

Backed by an all-star roster of strategic advisors and investors including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and circular economy pioneer William McDonough, a fledgling venture capital firm just announced the final close of its first $45 million fund. Called Regeneration.VC, the firm focuses on seed and series A investments in circular and regenerative approaches to consumer industries.
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Cruz Foam’s shell-based Styrofoam alternative brings in $3.4M seed with DiCaprio and Kutcher
20 Apr, 2022

Cruz Foam’s shell-based Styrofoam alternative brings in $3.4M seed with DiCaprio and Kutcher

Plastic foam like Styrofoam is a ubiquitous, harmful and nearly immortal single-use material that is long overdue for a good, green replacement — and Cruz Foam is here to supply it. The startup creates a durable yet backyard-compostable packing foam out of shrimp shells produced (and discarded) by the seafood industry. It recently extended its seed round to accommodate the interests of Leonardo DiCaprio and Ashton Kutcher, and is scaling up to meet the demands of its first major customer, Whirlpool.
techcrunch.com
Ambitious Green VC Firm Counts Leonardo DiCaprio in Its Wing
09 Apr, 2022

Ambitious Green VC Firm Counts Leonardo DiCaprio in Its Wing

To keep its early-stage portfolio moving forward on the path of change, Regeneration.VC uses a gauge to measure regenerative impact.
Women's Wear Daily
This VC fund is trying to clean up consumer goods for the climate
09 Apr, 2022

This VC fund is trying to clean up consumer goods for the climate

Reducing consumption is a key way to deal with climate change. Regeneration.VC, though, wants to make what we do end up needing more climate-friendly.
Protocol
Five Game-Changing Innovations Share $525,000 Prize to End Microplastic Pollution
23 Mar, 2022

Five Game-Changing Innovations Share $525,000 Prize to End Microplastic Pollution

Pangaia x MTIX Microfiber Mitigation won a $105,000 grant for their innovative use of laser surface technology to prevent microfiber shedding.
Conservation X Labs
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