Food & BevTech
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EQUO (HYYH Co.)

100% plastic-free, biodegradable straws (and other food carriers) that don't suck
Dover, 
DE
Investment type:
Equity
(SAFE)
Target raise:
$50,000
 - $1,000,000
Minimum investment:​
$100
End date:
May 01, 2022
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Highlights

  • Raised $15,000 on Kickstarter from 300+ backers in 30 days (160% of target).
  • Team with global experience from Unilever, Bacardi, LG Electronics, Satori Beverage, PWC and Lazada
  • Global government bans on single-use plastic makes change MANDATORY – the market needs our products.
  • We’ve got peoples attention: The Spruce, Geeky Gadgets, Brightly.eco, Business Insider, Woman’s Day
Our Story

EQUO is a sustainable brand delivering easy solutions for everyday single-use plastic items. First line of products is drinking straws made from grass, rice, coconut and sugarcane. 100% plastic-free, biodegradable, compostable and non-toxic! Additional categories will include utensils, dishware and stationary. EQUO products don't ask you to learn or change your actions or behavior. They are easy, no brainer switches so simple, you may not even notice them - even though Mother Nature does.
Our Ambition

We want to be the Johnson & Johnson of eco-friendly products - trusted, recognized, offering a wide range of solutions, and around for a long-time. Our goal is to rid the world of unnecessary single-use plastic. Every plastic straw ever made since 1888 is still around today, and will be for another 300+ years. We need our company to be around for longer than that so we can see a world without it. Through our company and we hope to create thousands of jobs for people around the world.