Allbirds is a San Francisco-based direct-to-consumer startup aimed at designing environmentally friendly footwear. Allbirds first shoe was the Wool Runner, which is made from New Zealand superfine merino wool. The company claims to keep the brand as eco-friendly as possible and is a certified B Corporation. In March 2018, the company started offering their footwear with eucalyptus tree fiber. In August 2018, a flip-flop collection made of bioplastic foam from sugar cane was released by Allbirds.
In October 2018, the company raised a $50M Series C, bringing its total valuation to $1.4B