Fairphone nabs $53M in growth capital for ‘sustainable’ consumer electronics

By News Curator

Dutch social enterprise Fairphone, which makes modular and — the claim is — more sustainable and ethical consumer electronics, has nabbed a chunk of funding to continue scaling a circular-economy-aligned smartphone business. The €49 million (~$53M) “growth capital” investment — from an international consortium of impact investors, led by new shareholders Invest-NL, the ABN AMRO […]

Fairphone nabs $53M in growth capital for ‘sustainable’ consumer electronics by Natasha Lomas originally published on TechCrunch

Fairphone hits software support longevity akin to Apple’s iPhone

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Fairphone, the Dutch social enterprise dedicated to making consumer electronics (more) sustainable and ethical, including by supporting repairability so that users can hold onto their hardware for longer, has announced public testing of Android 10 for the six-year-old Fairphone 2. Owners of the modular handset that was first released back in 2015, running Android 5, […]