We are super happy to announce the arrival of our first investment. It is Moving Beans' seed investment. It will hopefully help us to grow the business and to execute on our vision and mission.
The contracts were signed a few days back, and the money hit our accounts today in the early morning. We are pumped to put all our diligent planning into action, and conquer the world with an amazing product: our compostable Nespresso-compatible coffee pots.
Investment was really need to ensure we have enough fire power to choose the best coffee (which is not obvious since coffee that works with normal coffee machines rarely works in pods); to establish reliable supply chains; to ensure that the product remains affordable; and of course to cover costs in marketing to reach all our wonderful future Moving Beans customers.
To new beginnings, and with loads of love, your Moving Beans team!
Headlined with "Who wants a green coffee?", Easyjet run a feature on Moving Beans in their in-flight magazine. The article is so sweet, that we have taken the liberty to copy it verbatim below: "What do you get when you combine the brainpower of a mechanical engineer, a material scientist and a digital technologist? This isn’t the start of a niche occupational joke, rather the beginnings of Moving Beans, a British start-up tackling the unnecessary amounts of waste that comes with our over-reliance on modern conveniences ..."