Series A / Strategic Partnership99Degrees Announces Strategic Partnership with Reliable Source Industrial (RSI) to Scale US Manufacturing and Better Serve Global and Emerging Premium Activewear Brands
2017 MA Manufacturing AwardRecipient of the Massachusetts Legislative Manufacturing Caucus 2017 Manufacturing Award
Senator and Congresswoman VisitSenator Elizabeth Warren, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas and Mayor Dan Rivera visit for a tour and talk about business growth in Lawrence
MIT Inclusive Innovation Top PrizeThe Boston Globe covers 99Custom's $125k top prize in the Humans and Machines category at MIT's Inclusive Innovation Competion
Inclusive Innovation FinalistFinalist for the 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition in the Category of Humans & Machines
Creating Urban Tech: BerlinSpeaker at the Creating Urban Tech Summit in Berlin on the Future of Urban Industries
Boston Globe's: "New Threads""Young entrepreneurs, agile veterans, and transformative technologies are injecting new life into the industry...The people who are left are emblematic of the new type of manufacturing ... super flexible, high-value, customer-centric type of companies"
Boston Magazine: Power of Ideas99Degrees Custom is named among the top 50 ideas that are shaping the way we live, work, learn and play in Boston Magazine's Power of Ideas issue.
Named 2015 Game ChangerIncluded among 51 people and organizations that are reshaping the way Massachusetts lives and works. Featured beside Zipcar, CVS and Artlifting for taking new approaches to old practices.
Beta Boston: Seed Round RaisedIn October 2014, we raised a seed equity round from forward thinking regional investors committed to advancing US manufacturing. Scott Kirsner of the Boston Globe covered the story.
WBUR: Lawrence Manufacturing99Degrees Custom and our neighbors New Balance and the Merrimack Valley Sandbox, are included in an overview of innovative jobs creation efforts in post-industrial Lawrence, MA.
XConomy: Lawrence InnovationAn update on 99Degrees Custom's growth one year after winning the EforAll Accelerator award and launching production in Lawrence.
MSNBC: Cost of Cheap LaborFollowing the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, we joined a panel of experts and MSNBC's Steve Kornacki to discuss the human cost of cheap labor and the way forward for apparel manufacturing.