Why you ask? Well, if you didnt already know, 43b is spent online each year. You’re probably not surprised that majority of that spend goes to the same 10% companies who are fully monopolizing your search engine and social feeds. i.e. They have the big bucks to spend and not always manufacturing in ways that support the earth or creating a diverse executive boards supporting what we know today as systemic racism.
Yes we went there. And if you’re anything like us, you shop those companies out of convenience and lack of discovery.
Well we are here to tell you that there is a huge number of founders, who care like you, who are thoughtful, creative, and diverse who are creating mindful, earth friendly, people human friendly products and brands that are waiting for you to discover them.
Thats where we come in. Say hello to essio.
We are here to bring value driven brands and conscious consumers together with a mission to spread (the $43B) spend online.
Think of us as equal parts online search tool and feel-good ecommerce platform. We invite shoppers go beyond the label and search, save, follow and shop brands whose values they align with and watch how spending habits can make impactful investments in both causes and people.
YOU have the buying power. You can support change by supporting brands and founders you align with so go shop invest in those brands.