Our Team

Chemistry + fashion + lots of heart for the Earth.

We are a motley crew of global scientists and business innovators, uniting together to tackle the hardest challenges in science and engineering.

Where others see roadblocks, we see an opportunity for applied science. Our team has cracked the code on previously unsolvable textile recycling challenges, busting open doors for even bigger and broader change.


Benefit for All

When it comes to doing what’s right, we believe in walking the walk. To show just how real we are about changing the future of fashion, we’ve worked hard to become a registered B Corp company with B Lab. As a B Corp, Circ joins a global community of businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental impact. Together, we are leading a movement for a more inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy.

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Our values drive everything.

Creating change isn’t always easy. So, when things get tough or our resolve is tested, we always return to our guiding principles.

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We let integrity be our guide as we strive to do the least amount of harm to achieve the most possible good.


We live at the intersection between rigor and respect. We care about the work, each other and the planet in equal measure.


We collaborate. Solutions to big problems are just perspectives that have yet to be considered.

Champions in clean

The saying goes, “You are only as good as the company you keep.” So we feel very fortunate that some of the most influential companies in the fashion, manufacturing, and tech world are investing in a path toward a cleaner future.

Founded by Bill Gates and backed by many of the world’s top business leaders, BEV is a part of Breakthrough Energy, a network of investment vehicles, philanthropic programs, policy advocacy, and other activities committed to scaling the technologies we need to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

Inditex is one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, operating in more than 200 markets through its online platform and stores. With a business model focused on meeting customer desires in a sustainable way, Inditex is committed to achieving climate neutrality by 2040.

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Patagonia is on our wavelength. Its mission is to save our home planet, which is probably why it’s been our biggest champion since day one.

From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Milliken & Company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations.

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Marubeni is one of the world’s most accomplished cross-industry companies that does just about, well…everything. Their company creed is “Fairness, Innovation and Harmony,” and we’re super excited to be working hand in hand with Marubeni to reinvent the way clothing is made.

Lansdowne Partners is an investment management partnership focused on fundamental equity investing. Founded in 1998, the Firm manages assets for a diversified client base that includes some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated investors with an investment philosophy predicated on generating consistently superior returns via exceptional investment teams within a leading-edge operational infrastructure.

8090 Partners is a partnership of the world’s most prominent industry leaders and entrepreneurs focused on investing in and accelerating next-generation breakthrough solutions across decarbonization, aerospace and national security that shape today’s industrial revolution.

Envisioning Partners is the largest impact investor based in Seoul, Korea, with 100% of its portfolio dedicated to impact. Envisioning focuses on four impact domains: climate change, health and wellness, education, and the future of work. In recognition of the magnitude and urgency of climate change issues, Envisioning is in particular accelerating investment into scalable climate solutions.

Circulate Capital finances innovations and companies that scale solutions to the plastic waste and climate change crises. Backed by leading global corporations, private investors and development finance institutions, it mobilizes catalytic capital to prevent ocean plastic and advance circularity across the entire plastic value chain, from innovative materials to advanced recycling technologies.

Alante Capital is a female-led, early-stage venture fund investing today in the solutions that will make tomorrow’s apparel industry resilient and sustainable. They know the ins and outs of the sector and value having diverse financial partners that align with their mission.

Card Sound Capital provides capital and support to successful early and growth stage companies with the goal of creating sustained value. CSC invests in disruptive technology companies seeking to drive a positive social or environmental impact alongside strong financial performance.

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Fashion for Good is the global initiative doing just what their names says. With an eye for tech talent, they are helping promising solutions like Circ get connected with big brands and manufacturers. We like working with folks who focus on good and make it happen.

Avery Dennison is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products and solutions, which are used in nearly every major industry including the fashion industry, include tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets.

Zalando is a leading European online platform for fashion and lifestyle. As Europe’s most fashionable tech company, we work hard to find digital solutions for every aspect of the fashion journey. Our vision is to be the Starting Point for Fashion and a sustainable platform with a net-positive impact for people and the planet. 

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