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VERDE is selected to join Plug and Play's Sustainability Accelerator program

October 2023

VERDE joined Plug and Play's global innovation platform in their Sustainability accelerator program, Batch 4. As part of this ecosystem of world-class startups, corporations, and investors, we'll be working towards a more sustainable future alongside like-minded individuals and organizations. 

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VERDE receives grant from NSF to do a deep dive into customer discovery

May 2023

Danielle Pascoli, alongside Prof. Renata Bura (University of Washington) and Dennis Hall (Faculty Emeritus, Ohio State University), was awarded a $50K grant from NSF to participate in an intensive, 7-week customer discovery program led by the New York I-Corps Hub.

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VERDE showcases at Climate Tech Cocktails at UC Berkeley Haas

April 2023

VERDE Nanomaterials and 13 other amazing startups were showcased at the CTC event at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business on April 6th, 2023. We shared with other entrepreneurs, students, and professionals how VERDE is making sustainable biomaterials for the circular economy.


Initiating customer discovery: VERDE joins the Bay Area NSF I-Corps Method led by UC Berkeley

January 2023

Our founder Danielle Pascoli partnered with a UC Berkeley Haas MBA student for a 1-week immersive course that teaches early-stage startups with new technologies to find a scalable business model through the customer discovery process.

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VERDE receives funding from Collaborative Fund's Shared Future initiative

December 2022

VERDE Nanomaterials received $100,000 in funding from Shared Future, an extension of the Collaborative Fund that backs up early-stage entrepreneurs working on climate change solutions.

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VERDE founder presents in the Hot Technologies session at ABLC NEXT 2022

October 2022

This was VERDE's debut at ABLC NEXT, the event that gathers bioeconomy leaders from around the world to connect and help build a more sustainable bioeconomy.

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VERDE partners with Berkeley Innovative Solutions (BIS) Consulting Program

September 2022

During the Fall 2022 semester, VERDE Nanomaterials will collaborate with a team of UC Berkeley graduate students to tackle strategic opportunities for nanocellulose products.


On the news: 'Following a Nanomaterial’s Journey from Wheat to Plastics'

August 2022

VERDE Nanomaterials' original technology from the University of Washington is featured in technology news website.

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VERDE founder Danielle Pascoli joins Activate Berkeley Fellowship

June 2022

As part of the Activate ecosystem, founder Danielle Pascoli will receive a two-year fellowship sponsored by the DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office to bring VERDE's technology to market.


Cyclotron Road Announces 2022 Cohort of Scientist-Entrepreneur Fellows

June 2022

Founder Danielle Pascoli is one of the 11 scientists and engineers joining the prestigious two-year fellowship program from Berkeley Lab.

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