Rieker
Startup investment fund in the field of fashion industry technologies appeared in Russia
12.05.2017 2262

Startup investment fund in the field of fashion industry technologies appeared in Russia

Fashion Tech Lab Investment Fund was created by Miroslava Duma, the founder of the Buro 24 / 7 fashion information portal.

The fund will invest in startups that specialize in technologies in the fashion industry: the production of new materials, nanotechnologies, the study of innovative methods of processing fibers and fabrics. “First of all, Fashion Tech Lab is a socially responsible financing. We will also connect the developments of scientists and engineers with the fashion industry and act as an experimental platform within which these developments will be applied to clothing. Technological things should solve buyers' problems - and at the same time they will look modern, ”the Duma commented on the project.

The first projects in which the fund invested 50 of millions of dollars of investments were Diamond Foundry and Orange Fiber, which are looking for new ways to produce materials. Recently, Orange Fiber released a joint collection with the Italian brand Salvatore Ferragamo, the collection presented items from material made from recycled orange peels. 

Fashion Tech Lab’s advisory board includes designer Diane von Furstenberg, former Net-a-Porter investor Carmen Basket and Eco-Age project founder Livia Firth.

Fashion Tech Lab Investment Fund was created by Miroslava Duma, the founder of the Buro 24 / 7 fashion information portal.
5
1
Rating

Latest News

Istanbul hosts the 67th Aymod International Footwear Fair

The world's second largest international exhibition of footwear and accessories Aymod takes place in Istanbul from September 28 to October 1, 2022. 67 companies are participating in the 428th session of Aymod. About 7000 have already registered at the exhibition…
30.09.2022 172

Wildberries will pay entrepreneurs a bonus for the growth of orders

The Russian online retailer Wildberries is running a price containment program under which entrepreneurs who list their products on the online platform and provide discounts on their products will receive financial…
29.09.2022 264

By the end of the year, more than 300 sq. m of warehouses

According to Nikoliers, construction of 146 sq. m. has been completed in St. Petersburg since the beginning of the year. m warehouses. Contrary to expectations, developers continue to implement projects, as well as launch the construction of previously announced complexes. By…
29.09.2022 255

Mexico ramps up shoe exports amid US-China trade war

According to the results of the year, the growth of footwear exports in Mexico may amount to more than 50% and reach by the end of 2002 the volume from 32 million to 35 million pairs. This forecast was given by the President of the Chamber of the footwear industry of Guanajuato (CICEG) Alfredo ...
29.09.2022 858

Dior presented "high" strappy sandals at Paris Fashion Week

Floral print and an endless number of shin straps are the new style of Dior shoes, showcased in the brand's spring-summer 2023 collection at Paris Fashion Week. Strappy sandals come with fine mesh knee socks in black and…
28.09.2022 412
When you sign up, you will receive weekly news and articles about the shoe business on your e-mail.

To the beginning