EcoTensil Inc.

Our revolutionary, silky-smooth paperboard spoons are sustainable, ultra efficient and brandable, for tasting, fro-yo, to-go packages & more

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Larkspur, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

EcoTensil has reinvented sustainable, efficient, and convenient disposable utensils. Our award-winning, nationally distributed EcoTaster is the least expensive compostable tasting spoon available. EcoSpoons can be beautifully branded for foodservice such as fro-yo and fast food chains. They are highly space efficient for military, and are the safest option for prison usage. SpoonLidz fill a growing demand for ultra-convenient on-package utensils.


  • Peggy Cross
    Founder & CEO,

    Peggy was Co-Founder, President, Creative Director at Sterling Cross Creative, Inc., a strategic packaging design/ marketing company. Client base included food and the largest wine & spirits producers including Diageo, Constellation, Fosters. Previously held senior positions at top packaging firms in SF & NYC. She has years of industrial design experience working with manufacturers of paperboard products and a BFA in packaging from Syracuse Univ

  • Joe Marshall

    Joe Marshall has extensive executive financial management experience in green industries. As CFO Joe led co's such as Endangered Species Chocolate Co. and Imagine Foods from pre-revenue to high revenue stages through sale of the company. Joe was instrumental in guiding these co's with funding strategies, system and policy implementation, and financial management. Joe was a Principal at Triple Bottom Line Capital. He has an MBA from Harvard.

  • Steve Aronow
    Senior Sales Manager

    Twenty-three years in food industry: VP Sales Imagine Foods; Founder Tria Marketing, (Brokerage); VP Sales Homegrown Natural Foods; VP Sales Wildwood Natural Foods; Co-founder CEO Natural FoodService Brokerage, international experience. He is a well known and highly respected figure in this market.

  • Chris Gutek
    Investor Relations Advisor

    Active angel investor and general private investor, with experience in start-ups, real estate, commodities, venture capital, private equity, stocks, bonds, etc. MBA from MIT Sloan, 10+ years equity research at Morgan Stanley.

  • Maryline Daviaud Lewett
    Business Development Advisor

    Specializes in green and social innovation as a key business driver for competitiveness and long-term sustainability. Maryline applies her expertise in strategic business development, sales/business development and team management, with a proven sales track record of over 15 years in to the sectors of technology/internet, social enterprise, consumer goods and media. Maryline has her MBA in Sustainable Management from the Presidio Graduate School.

  • Christie Diedrick
    Business Manager

    Having an MBA from Presidio Graduate School and over 10 years experience in management and administration of environmental organizations, from HR to fundraising, Christie excels at project management and streamlining business processes. She is currently instituting full automation of data management and fulfillment at EcoTensil, managing operations, and partnering with the CEO in recruiting, fundraising and other core businesses functions.

  • Brad Cross
    Officer & Financial Manager

    Has served in management positions for a variety of companies, including Underground Advertising and Broom & Broom. He has a broad background of experience and had opportunities in differing environments with large corporate customers, particularly in project management. A master of tracking and organizing he is ideally suited to direct the financial aspects of our success. Brad holds a post-graduate degree from Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • Philip Chernin

    Develop and implement exit scenarios for small cap companies.

  • Ed Radlo

    Patent Attorney, over 35 years experience. Chief attorney at Ford Aerospace, Partner at Fenwick & West LLP, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP & Radlo & SU LLP. Harvard Law JD. Active Harvard Angels investor.


  • Ian Rose, Attorney at Law; Michael E. Woods, Patent Attorney
    Michael Shaw, CPA

Previous Investors

  • Nubar Alexanian, Stephen Bergman, Karen Bowles, Richard Crawford, Robert & Barbara Cross,
    H. Sheldon Koch, David & Dona Payne, Ian Rose, David & Rebecca Rosen,
    Robert Tokarek, Alan Weisman & Beckie Kravetz

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