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Quild Mini🦄 #147: Twelve
Turning CO2 into essential products
Happy 4th of July to US readers!
This is the Quild Minicorn, highlighting one future of work minicorn every weekday - early-stage startups with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.
Twelve is a carbon transformation company. The company makes essential products from air, not oil. Its technology eliminates emissions by transforming CO2 into critical chemicals, materials, and fuels that today are made from fossil fuels.
Nicholas was the CFO/COO at Levo League, a community of young professionals
Top institution/company alumni
Kendra did her postdoc at SLAC National Accelerator Lab
Nicholas worked at McKinsey for a few years
Top university alumni
Etosha graduated from Stanford (MS, PhD)
Kendra graduated from Stanford (PhD)
Nicholas graduated from Cornell (BA) and Stanford (MBA)
Fast team growth
Grew 2.4x YoY to 165 employees
Series A in 2021, series B in 2022
Till tomorrow, Kenn