TrusTrace Closes $6 Million Series A Investment to Create More Sustainable, Transparent Supply Chains for Global Brands
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TrusTrace is now positioned to become the mission-critical, one-stop-shop operating platform for brands aiming to solve major supply chain sustainability and transparency challenges
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The new capital will be used to further accelerate global expansion, expand product development, and strengthen the team to continue bringing supply chain transparency to brands who want to know what they sell, and to consumers who care about what they buy.
Founded in 2016, TrusTrace is a SaaS provider that empowers fashion, food and retail brands to fully understand and take responsibility for the social and environmental impact of their supply chains. The company currently has a portfolio of more than 40 customers, including well-known brand and sustainability leaders like Fjällräven,
“TrusTrace enables product-level traceability and supply chain transparency to drive better, more sustainably-conscious and socially-responsible sourcing decisions,” said
Increasing pressure from international regulations, investor scrutiny and consumer demand is accelerating the need for green tech and sustainability solutions – with the market expected to reach
Meeting this growing demand, TrusTrace is uniquely positioned to become the key operating platform for companies aiming to solve the major sustainability challenges in supply chains – specifically risk management, compliance, product claims support, footprint calculations and the ability to confidently and easily share data with eco-conscious consumers about product origin and impact.
The TrusTrace platform is built on AI, Blockchain and BOTS. Through its open architecture, the platform integrates seamlessly with retailer, manufacturer and supplier systems, as well as those of 3rd parties such as certification agencies, lifecycle datasets and other sustainability solution providers. With more than 8,000 suppliers, 250,000 products and over
Rebecka Löthman Rydå, Investment Manager at Industrifonden said, "As an investor, we seek out the most transformative ventures to invest in; those with the power to have a meaningful impact on society. Supply chain traceability and transparency are critical for retailers to become sustainable. That’s why we are very excited to partner with TrusTrace – the best platform on the market. With a mission to increase sustainability, TrusTrace can make a real and positive impact through their technology and we are therefore proud to support their journey to become the first impact unicorn."
TrusTrace has received significant international attention and has or is participating in several international accelerator programs, notably LVMH (FR), Retail Plug & Play (FR), Fashion for Good (NL), Bloomer (SE) as well as the Tillvaxtverkets Access Germany and Access US programs. The company has also received numerous awards within sustainability, including the Nordea Social Impact Award (2019), the Loomish award (2020), and latest the Solar Impulse label (2021) which is given only to companies which adhere to the highest standards in sustainability and circular economy.
Founded in 2016, TrusTrace offers a market-leading platform for supply chain transparency and traceability within Fashion and Retail, which has quickly become the foundation for some of the most ambitious sustainability programs in the world. Headquartered in
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