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Rubicon Global has received patent approval for a “method, system, and vehicle for autonomous waste removal,” as first reported by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The patent, filed by CTO Philip Rodoni in Aug. 2016, was approved in Nov. 2017. The patent describes the current system of house-to-house collection as inefficient, in part because residents may […]
After a tumultuous year that saw it become a target for the waste industry’s big players, Rubicon Global has emerged as tech’s first unicorn in trash. The Atlanta-based startup has received a $50 million in a strategic investment from Mexican private equity firm Promecap to continue to expand in the U.S. market and eventually open […]
WHY IT’S DISRUPTIVE Nate Morris has been passionate about garbage for decades. As a child, he watched his grandfather run the Kentucky branch of the United Automobile Workers (UAW), which taught him to love the professions that tend to be underappreciated. “Trash is a kitchen table issue that reaches Middle America–not just the coasts,” says […]
Microf, LLC, a provider of residential lease-to-own products for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, announced that it has raised $96.7 million in growth capital. The combined debt and equity raise is funded through a new $40 million committed senior debt facility provided by Atalaya Capital Management with an additional $40 million accordion […]