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Project Repat

Repat is creating fair wage jobs in the USA by making it fun and easy to upcycle your clothes

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Fashion
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

We take your t-shirts and turn them into blankets, bags, and scarves. Repat leverages a network of lean manufacturing companies and non-profits in the U.S. to upcycle your clothes into a fashionable new products.


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    Ross Lohr

    Ross Lohr is the CEO of Project Repat. Previously, Ross founded NTC, a non-profit that is improving educational opportunities for children in Tanzania, building libraries in and running exchange programs for elementary and high school students. Ross has spoken at several prominent events, including TEDx in 2012 and the Gifts in Kind Summit in 2011. Ross has an undergraduate degree in economics and psychology from Boston University.

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    Nathan Rothstein

    Nathan Rothstein is the President of Project Repat. At age 22, Nathan managed the operations of a rebuilding organization in post-Katrina New Orleans. By age 23, he was named to the city’s 40 under 40 list for his work building the largest young professional job board in the city. Nathan is a graduate of the Honors College at Umass-Amherst.

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    Elizabeth Mcgarry
    Fashion and Brand Consultant

    Elizabeth Mcgarry is a fashion consultant and designer that has designed products for Nike, Reebok, Adidas, and Puma. She is currently working with Repat on a consultant basis, and will join the team as a full time brand consultant and senior product designer with funding from this round.


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    Brian Cuneo, Latham and Watkins

Previous Investors

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    HUB Ventures
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    Janine Firpo