Cruz Foam Raises $2.5M to Accelerate the transition to a circular economy

Cruz Foam, a biomaterial technology startup based in Santa Cruz, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding to develop the next generation of environmental-friendly packaging solutions. The seed funding round was led by At One Ventures with participation from Sony Innovation Fund, Regeneration.VC, and other environmentally-focused private investors. This round brings the total funding raised … Read more

Kettle Raised $25M to Help the Insurance Industry Protect Against Wildfires

Kettle, a San Francisco-based insurtech startup, has raised $25 million in Series A funding to bring machine learning and reinsurance to fight wildfire losses. The round was led by Acrew Capital, with participation from Homebrew, True Ventures, Anthemis, Valor, DCVC, and LowerCarbon Capital. Kettle has now raised a total of $29.7 million in funding, which … Read more

‘RHOBH’s Erika Jayne Demands $25M Bankruptcy Suit Be Thrown Out

Erika Jayne is asking that a judge throw out the $25 million lawsuit against her. According to court documents obtained by Radar, Erika says she should not be ordered to pay back as Tom Girardi’s firm handled all EJ Global’s finances and Girardi handled all their personal tax returns. The trustee suing Erika on behalf … Read more

Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walks Returns Live With $2.5M Goal – Footwear News

The annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk was back on the beach after going virtual last year amid safety precautions due to COVID-19. Now in its 13th year, the fundraiser organized by the Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based brand returned to an in-person event on Oct. 24 with a goal of raising $2.5 million to help … Read more

Erika Jayne’s Lawyer Has ‘Settlement Discussions’ for $25M Lawsuit

The legal battle continues. Weeks after attorney Ronald Richards urged Erika Jayne to “voluntarily” pay $25 million from estranged husband Tom Girardi’s lawsuit, he has continued to negotiate with her legal team. Richards exclusively confirmed to Us Weekly that he has been “actively talking” to the 50-year-old Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star’s attorneys about settling the lawsuit since … Read more