ekko launches crowdfunding campaign for its debit card and app to turn the tide on climate change
18th August 2021 – ekko has launched its equity crowdfunding campaign for its climate-friendly debit card and app. Pre-registration has opened on Seedrs for investors to signify their interest, receive early access and to invest before ekko’s campaign opens publicly.
The ekko debit card, app and ecosystem helps consumers make a difference in the fight against climate change. Through routine actions, like shopping, banking, or paying bills, consumers can feel good about doing good, with every five transactions paying for one ocean bound plastic bottle to be collected and every fifty transactions paying for a tree to be planted and maintained.
The accompanying ekko app keeps users up to date with their green activity, track their progress and monitor their carbon footprint via a carbon meter.
The company is backed by Mastercard and is the first UK fintech company to become a Priceless Planet Coalition partner.
The Priceless Planet Coalition is a commitment to restore 100 million trees by 2025. Every newly planted tree is maintained to protect its life and ensure it has a long-term positive effect on the environment. Bottles are collected and recycled as part of a partnership with Prevented Ocean Plastic.
Oli Cook, co-founder and CEO of ekko said: “To make a genuine impact on climate change, the standard for green money solutions had to reimagined. We founded ekko to help people make a tangible difference with their day-to-day spending. Opening this round of investment will help us build momentum for our product launch later this year and unite a community of engaged investors who want to be part of our mission.”
Investors can pre-register for ekko’s crowdfunding round at https://www.seedrs.com/ekko-card/coming-soon.