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Former NBA star Rick Fox’s startup gets $12M pre-seed for concrete that removes CO2

3 May 2023

TechCrunch's Tim De Chant sat down with Partanna co-founder and CEO, Rick Fox to discuss the future of the company.

No doubt that Rick Fox has had plenty of emotional moments in his life. There was the birth of his children, of course, and as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the early 2000s, he won three NBA championships.

But last week, it’s clear that his third act — that of a startup founder — is becoming one of those moments.

“I’ve been a part of a lot of amazing journeys and industries, from entertainment to movies and TV. I’ve been on sets with Oscar-winning actors and directors, and I’ve been on championship NBA teams.

There’s been nothing more rewarding for me in my life than to be a part of this team where we’re leaving something behind,” Fox told TechCrunch+.

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