trash warriorSan Francisco, California-based B2B women-led waste management platform provider has raised $8 million in pre-series A funding.
The round was led by AltaIR Capital, with participation from Amino Capital, Operator Partners, Vermilion Ventures and Hyphen Capital, with participation from Primavera Capital, Sand Hill Angels, Lombard Street Ventures and 500 Startups.
The company plans to use the funds to upgrade its technology, hire talent, and strengthen its sales and marketing efforts.
Led by CEO Lily Shen, Trash Warrior is a managed platform that provides waste removal and trash rental services to all B2B customers, with the potential to offer customized enterprise solutions for clients nationwide. By booking a waste management request on Trashwarrior.com, any company can solve their waste problem in hours. This nationwide platform eliminates the need for calls, tiers of brokers and round-trip negotiations, covering all sorts of wasteful needs.
The company, which graduated from the Spring 2020 batch of 500 Startups, hit $10 million in annual GMV earlier this year and has maintained a high LTV since launch. Clients include Amazon, Instacart, Imperfect Foods, Weee!, Tuft & Needle, Holiday Inn, Hyatt and Hilton.
July 10, 2022