Atlanta Business Chronicle: Rubicon finds treasure in trash, plans 300-job Atlanta expansion

 

An Atlanta technology firm backed by Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio will create up to 300 jobs.

Rubicon Global, billed as the “Uber for recycling,” is also raising additional funding that could value the eight-year-old firm at about $1 billion, a source said. Rubicon confirmed the fundraising plans, but declined to comment on the investment size or rumored valuation.

Rubicon will relocate its headquarters from the central Perimeter to Atlanta Plaza, a 34-story Buckhead office tower.

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