Sarah-Marie Rust

Sarah-Marie Rust

Sarah-Marie Rust is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of EVE. Originally from Germany, she got her first introduction to the European startup ecosystem while living in Prague, Czech Republic, and currently resides in Dublin, Ireland. On a mission to facilitate sustainability and a greener future, she has focussed her…

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Lucas Fuhrmann

Lucas Fuhrmann

Lucas Fuhrmann wants to make the textile industry more sustainable. He is the CEO and co-founder of LOVR. His company offers the first leather alternative that consists of agricultural waste and is completely free of plastic. The production of LOVR is based on the idea of a regional and carbon…

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Karima El-Hakkaoui

Karima El-Hakkaoui

From an early age Karima understood the power of natural remedies. One of her earliest memories is of being on her grandmother’s front lawn mixing a “special” skincare formula of flowers, grass and leaves. Her plan was to sell her formula door-to-door in her neighborhood. Fortunately for her, the first…

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Devi Chand

Devi Chand

Devi Chand is the owner of Papermelon, a company that makes eye-catching jewelry and home decor using upcycled newspapers, magazines, storybooks, gift wraps, calendars, and pamphlets. All of the pieces start with strips of paper that are rolled into beads, coated with a water-resistant sealant, and then sun-dried on Devi’s balcony….

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Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson

Ian is a Portfolio Manager, Director, and Vice President of Vancouver based Odlum Brown Limited, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining Odlum Brown in 1997, he spent five years with the Federal Government, where he held several positions with a financial or economic focus…

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David Lu

David Lu

David Lu is a co-founder and the CEO of Clarity Movement Co, an environmental tech startup focused on changing how we understand the environment by deploying dense networks for real-time air quality monitoring. Prior to starting Clarity, David was a key leader in the University of California’s Fossil Fuel Divestment…

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Riggs Eckelberry

Riggs Eckelberry

Riggs Eckelberry is the founder and CEO of OriginClear Inc. (OTC Pink: OCLN) and a pioneer in the battle against our global water crisis. The idea for OriginClear, a Florida-based company with manufacturing in Texas, came to light when Eckelberry discovered that the method his company invented for removing algae…

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Sean Cassar

Sean Cassar

After forging a successful career in the consumer goods industry with Unilever and then Heineken, Sean Cassar, a born entrepreneur, and his wife set out to create a brand of their own. In 2009, Headgear was born. Headgear is a range of salon-quality haircare products for men that are effective,…

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Marina Tran-Vu

Marina Tran-Vu

Marina is the Founder & CEO of EQUO, a sustainable brand providing 100% plastic-free and compostable solutions for single-use plastics, starting with drinking straws and utensils. Prior to starting her business, Marina worked for over 10 years in brand management and marketing for companies including Unilever, Bacardi, LG Electronics and…

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Mark Zhang

Mark Zhang

Mark Zhang is the CEO & founder of Manta Sleep mask, the only mask designed, constructed, and optimized for deepest-possible sleep in any environment. Manta Sleep masks provide 100% blackout for maximized sleep quality — so users feel 100%, all the time. A leader of the pro-napping movement, Mark educates…

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