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Bold, L’Oréal’s venture capital fund, invests in biotech company, “debut” to collaborate on active ingredients

Clichy, 1 June 2023 - BOLD, L'Oréal’s corporate venture capital fund, today announced a minority investment in Debut, making it the exclusive beauty industry investor in the company. The investment will enable Debut, a US biotech company to rapidly scale its manufacturing platform and meet growing demand for breakthrough ingredients to be used in cosmetics, skincare and packaging. The investment builds on existing joint development programs between L’Oréal and Debut that leverage Debut’s extensive IP portfolio, from which more than 7,000 ingredients can be created in order to bring high-value, more sustainable ingredients to market faster.
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L’Oréal invests in biotechnology venture to scale development of plant-based ingredients for sustainable beauty

The investment, made through L'Oréal's corporate venture fund, BOLD, will support the creation of new, sustainable ingredients derived from living organisms. Through Geno’s biotechnology expertise, L’Oréal will replace traditional ingredients with bio-based alternatives, such as those made from plant-based sugars. These new ingredients will be used across various L’Oréal products, making a significant leap towards the company’s goal of 100% eco-designed formulas and ingredients that are 95%-derived from renewable or abundant sources.
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Clichy, 12 January 2023 – L’Oréal’s corporate venture capital fund BOLD (Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development) announces a minority investment in US-based startup, Digital Village, a metaverse-as-a-service platform and NFT marketplace for brands, creators, and communities.
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L'Oréal Groupe : L'Oréal unveils latest beauty tech innovations ahead of CES 2022

L'Oréal unveils latest beauty tech innovations ahead of CES 2022: reinventing haircoloration with two user-design breakthrough innovations dedicated to transform the experience both at home for consumers and in hair salons for professionals coloright and colorsonic, a 2022 CES innovation awards honoree, reinvent consumer haircoloring experience through user-design breakthroughs at home and in the salon.
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L'Oréal and Facebook bring virtual try-ons to Instagram shopping with ModiFace

L’Oréal and Facebook have announced a technology platform integration with ModiFace, L’Oréal’s owned augmented reality and artificial intelligence company, to bring AR-powered makeup try-ons to shopping on Instagram.
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L'Oréal announces the realization of the first cosmetic bottle made from plastic derived from Carbios' enzymatic recycling technology

L’Oréal announces the realization of the first cosmetic bottle made from plastic entirely recycled using Carbios’ enzymatic technology and aims to put into production the bottles based on this disruptive innovation in 2025. Biotherm would be the first of the Group’s brands to launch a product in this bottle of the future.
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L'Oréal invests in environmental tech startup Gjosa

L’Oréal announces a minority investment in Swiss environmental tech startup Gjosa, made through its corporate venture capital fund BOLD Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development
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L’Oréal R&I presents the first vascularized reconstructed skin model during the International COS...

At the occasion of the 31st International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress 2020, L’Oréal R&I unveiled its latest advances in skin and hair research.
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L’Oréal signs license agreement with Dutch biotech Micreos

L'Oréal and Micreos announced today the signature of a license agreement to join their expertise in biotechnology and the skin microbiome, the community of bacteria and microorganisms that live on the skin.
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