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 […]

Fortune: Trash Startup Rubicon Global Brings on a New CFO and Eyes an IPO

Rubicon Global has much bigger ambitions than just collecting companies’ trash and recycling. A quickly growing trash startup has brought on a new chief financial officer with an eye to becoming a public company in the near future. Atlanta-based company Rubicon Global has hired John Bax, who was formerly the CFO of LivingSocial and helped […]

Tech Crunch: Trash-Focused Rubicon Global Hires Its First CTO

Rubicon Global, a startup helping customers find money-saving, environmentally-friendly ways to handle their waste and recycling, is announcing the hire of its first chief technology officer — Phil Rodoni, previously vice president of software at Esurance. Atlanta-based Rubicon doesn’t haul trash itself, but instead connects businesses with waste hauling and recycling companies through an online […]