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

A New Watch Brand Says It’s ‘Circular Swiss Made’

The watches are equipped with refurbished ETA movements acquired from old stocks, which explains why the finishings sometimes vary. For ancillary elements, such as straps and packaging, the company has partnered “with start-ups that play an active role in ecological transition,” Mr. Freudiger said. Vegea, an Italian company that uses the waste of wine residue … Read more