#106 fundings, summer electricity demand, podcasts
Happy Monday everyone!
Hope you all have a great week ahead!
📚 Worth Reading
WSJ published an article on electricity shortage coming this summer. Multiple states are considering rolling blackouts. Wind and Solar energy sources are not sufficient to supplement the demand.
🚀 Funding and Congrats!
VitroLabs raised a $46 million Series A round. The company creates cell-based leather.
Pachama, a nature-based carbon credit platform, raised a $55 million Series B round led by Future Positive.
Flyp raised a $10 million Series A round. The company gives resellers inventory and automation tools, powering the circular economy.
FutureProof, a San Diego based climate-smart P&C insurtech company, raised $6.5M in funding.
Darling Ingredients Inc , a Texas-based company turning food waste into sustainable products and producer of renewable energy, is to purchase Fasa Group, a Brazilian independent rendering company, for USD$560m.
💡 Startup Spotlight
South 8 Technologies focuses on electrolyte formulations for next-generation lithium batteries
Justine Whitehead: investing in a greener future
Rich Mokuolu: sustainable and resilient supply chains
Christian Mundy of Greencom: rewarding green behavior
Stefan Gönner of Seqana: sequestering soil organic carbon
Find and share your open positions on the Understory Slack channel.
🆕 Environmental Program Officer- Thriving Communities at Patagonia
🆕 Intern at Newlab
🆕 GEM Project Manager at Greenlink Analytics
🆕 Business Development, Marketplace Partnerships at Cloverly
🆕 Director, Sustainability Product Management, Long-Term Bets at Google
🆕 Sr. Product Sustainability Strategist at Intel
🆕 Director, Climate Impact Data Portal at Boundless Impact
🆕 Public Affairs Specialist, Circular Economy at NatureWorks
Circular Economy Specialist at Rubicon
Multiple Roles at Air Protein
Social Media Engagement Intern at Wallet Max
Multiple Roles at Gradient Comfort
ESG/Sustainability Product Lead at Hartford Funds
May 17-19: Circularity 22 Conference
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