February 27, 2024

Vytal goes Harvard

We’ve got some great news to share from our portfolio company Vytal! πŸš€πŸŒ Their unique circular re-use system has become a case study taught at Harvard Business School! Today, students are diving deep into Vytal’s journey, learning about circular economy models based on reuse, understanding how digital tech and data can create a two sided platform for reuse products , etc πŸ“š

Based in Germany, Vytal has pioneered the largest digital-native reusable packaging-as-a-service network globally, raising nearly €15 million and forging partnerships with countless restaurants. They’ve prevented the use of millions of single-use take-out food containers, making a tangible impact on our environment. πŸŒ±β™»οΈ

Of course, the road to success has had many challenges. As outlined in the Harvard Business School case study, Vytal has navigated various obstacles while staying true to their mission of profitability and sustainability. From adjusting their pay-per-use model to exploring international expansion, they’ve shown incredible resilience and innovation. πŸ’ͺ🌟

As Vytal continues to lead the charge towards a greener, more sustainable world, we couldn’t be prouder to stand alongside them. Here’s to many more milestones and moments of impact! 🌟✨