Waste removal startup CheckSammy collects $15m in financing

Zero Infinity Partners provided the equity investment while FirePower Capital and PaceZero Capital Partners provided a term debt facility.

  • CheckSammy through its asset-light digital marketplace of haulers, partners and service providers, cost-effectively diverts waste from landfills towards sustainable outcomes
  • As a result of Zero’s investment, founder and managing partner John Kwaak will join CheckSammy’s board of directors as an observer
  • Zero Infinity Partners invests in companies disrupting the global infrastructure space through innovation, digitization and decarbonization

Surrey, British Columbia-based CheckSammy, a technology-enabled sustainability and waste-removal startup, has raised $15 million in equity and debt financing.

Zero Infinity Partners provided the equity investment while FirePower Capital and PaceZero Capital Partners provided a term debt facility.

As a result of Zero’s investment, founder and managing partner John Kwaak will join CheckSammy’s board of directors as an observer.

Founded in 2018, CheckSammy through its asset-light digital marketplace of haulers, partners and service providers across North America, cost-effectively diverts waste from landfills towards sustainable outcomes.

“Business owners and facility managers have long needed an ‘easy button’ for waste management and sustainability services to quickly, yet smartly, free up space,” said Sam Scoten, co-founder and CEO at CheckSammy, in a statement. “This strategic investment in our technology reinforces our ability to bring greater visibility and convenience to the process, help customers better reach their sustainability goals and reduce their carbon footprint. We provide detailed data on where and how much waste is redirected along with documented proof of the outcome.”

Based in New York, Zero Infinity Partners invests in companies disrupting the global infrastructure space through innovation, digitization and decarbonization.

Canada’s FirePower Capital is a private capital and M&A advisory firm, while PaceZero Capital Partners is a sustainability-focused private credit firm.