Brimstone, Sublime Systems executives join TIME100 Climate ranks

TIME USA LLC reporters and editors include in their inaugural TIME100 Climate list two officials of startup companies developing low carbon, specification-grade binders for full replacement of portland cement in concrete: Brimstone Vice President of Materials Science & Geology Marcelo De Oliveira, Ph.D.; and, Sublime Systems Co-Founder and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Yet-Ming Chiang.…

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Investment syndicate strengthens CarbonCure ties to Amazon, Microsoft

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Sources: CarbonCure Technologies, Halifax, Nova Scotia; CP staff A funding round for CarbonCure Technologies, developer of carbon dioxide-based processes for optimizing portland cement and compressive strength development in concrete, has once again attracted principals or affiliates of top technology brands. 

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Amazon, Microsoft founders-backed fund tracks CarbonCure

Sources: CarbonCure Technologies Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia; CP staff

CarbonCure Technologies, the developer and licensor of carbon dioxide-based processes augmenting ready mixed and manufactured-concrete production, has closed an investment round led by a fund whose principals include Inc., Bloomberg LP, LinkedIn, Microsoft Corp. and Virgin Group founders Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, Reid Hoffman, Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Of nine portfolio investments in $1 billion-plus Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund, CarbonCure is the sole entity directly tied to construction.

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