EQUO Raises $1.3 Million for Eco-Friendly Options

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CEO and Founder Marina & EQUO Product Line (CNW Group/EQUO)

Vietnam-based sustainability company, EQUO, has raised $1.3 million USD in seed funding. Leading the seed round is NextGen Ventures with participation from Techstars and East Ventures.

Founded in 2020 by Marina Tran-Vu, EQUO provides 100% plastic-free and compostable solutions made of materials like coffee, coconut and sugarcane to replace single-use plastics. The company aims to disrupt the industry by offering solutions that are easy, convenient to use, without asking consumers to change their lifestyle or behavior. EQUO differentiates itself through distinct branding that captures the consumer’s attention in traditionally overlooked categories; and focusing on education of new sustainable materials.

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