INDIANAPOLIS – June 28, 2022 – HG Ventures, the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, today announced its participation in a $25 million Series B raise for Circulor, the only proven technology solution that tracks materials, emissions, and compliance within manufacturing and recycling supply chains. Circulor’s suite of technologies gives users data-driven insights into their business to enable responsible sourcing. Through blockchain and AI software as a service (SaaS) technology, Circulor’s platform advances traceability, transparency, and risk management solutions.
“Circulor is helping companies track emissions and prove the sources of their raw materials, which enables decarbonization and mitigates supply chain risks,” said John Glushik, Managing Director at HG Ventures. “HG Ventures is excited to support Circulor’s team in their mission to develop complete industrial supply chain traceability and resiliency.”
Manufacturers in the automotive, extractive, recycling, and construction industries are looking for solutions to track the sources of their materials and decarbonize their operations. Leaders in these industries are seeking a supply chain that is traceable, ethical, and sustainable. Circulor enables them to be transparent about the source of their raw materials, increase the use of recycled plastic, reduce the flow of plastics into oceans, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and decarbonize their materials.
“We’re thrilled to partner with HG Ventures to advance secure and responsible supply chains,” said Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Circulor CEO. “Digital transparency allows companies to track their material use and be more ethical and informed, and we’re proud to be working with such an experienced partner as we grow.”
HG Ventures invests in growing businesses that are disrupting traditional industries—be it through new processes, technology or materials. The team excels in partnering with visionary entrepreneurs to achieve dramatic business growth. HG Ventures is the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, which has more than 5,000 employees and 30 operating companies worldwide and is committed to a sustainable world.
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About HG Ventures:
HG Ventures is the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind. HG Ventures supports innovation and growth across The Heritage Group by investing and partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future. The team leverages the world-class expertise of The Heritage Group operating companies and research center to offer a unique value proposition to its portfolio company partners. www.hgventures.com.
Circulor empowers organizations to have full visibility of their supply chains. The London-based company offers the most mature, proven, and complete technology software solution available to track materials with high environmental and human rights impacts as they change state within manufacturing and recycling supply chains. With Circulor, businesses can follow the physical flow of critical materials from extraction to final production, as well as associated ESG characteristics and embedded carbon across Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions. The tech company was founded in 2017 in the UK, with offices in the US, Germany, Singapore, and Australia. The company has been named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, Global Cleantech 100 and a Future Unicorn by DIGITALEUROPE.
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