Sustainability in style: How Tammy Hsu grew her PhD project into a sustainable dye startup
Her experience transitioning her PhD research into a new company and signing a production partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks
Recruiting the “godfather of jeans” and the CTO of Bolt Threads as advisors and landing press coverage in Time, Fortune, and other top tier publications
The increasing demand for sustainability in the fashion industry, and the opportunity for biotech startups to fill this need
Tammy first got the idea for Huue from a PhD project Tammy participated in at UC Berkeley. At first, it was hard for her to find a co-founder to build out this idea as most of her network was other grad students at the time. 4 years later, the female-led startup is blazing a trail at the unique intersection of fashion, sustainability, and science and is focused on growing their team and investing in company culture for long term success.