Traid University - Michael Medvedev & Peter Frelinghuysen // Williams ‘22

Traid University - Michael Medvedev & Peter Frelinghuysen // Williams ‘22

Two guys with long hair, looking for a way to keep hair out of their faces while also supporting the environment: Michael and Peter started Earth Caps, selling hats that use a unique fabric to reduce plastic waste, and Earth Cups, selling cups made out of biodegradable material.

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Earth Caps Blog #1 - 2020 Year in Review

Earth Caps Blog #1 - 2020 Year in Review

Welcome to the Earth Caps Blog, a direct forum for all things Earth Caps––written by co-Founders Michael and Peter. Yes, we know that blogs seem as outdated as Blackberry’s or MySpace, but we also think it’s part of our job to keep you––our fans and followers––updated on our...

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With environment top of mind, Williams students harbor grand designs for cap business

With environment top of mind, Williams students harbor grand designs for cap business

Peter Frelinghuysen and Michael Medvedev, who played together on the Williams tennis team, noticed in spring 2019 that their collection of caps, which both used frequently to contain their prodigious locks, had become rather large and had come from a wide variety of sources.

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Earth Caps: Buy a Cap, Save the Earth! (And Look Great)

Earth Caps: Buy a Cap, Save the Earth! (And Look Great)

By Allison Frison • Williams Contributor • Wellness In summer 2019, two Williams College students and tennis teammates, Michael (Misha) Medvedev and Peter Frelinghuysen founded Earth Caps, an environmentally focused clothing company dedicated to giving back to the community by combating climate change. Earth Caps is committed to donating $5 from every cap...

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What is Earth Caps? - Entrepreneurship at Williams - Video

What is Earth Caps? - Entrepreneurship at Williams - Video

Co-founders Michael Medvedev and Peter Frelinghuysen interview with the Entrepreneurship club at Williams College

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Ephs found cap company to fight climate change - Williams Record

Ephs found cap company to fight climate change - Williams Record

Michael “Misha” Medvedev ’22 and Peter Frelinghuysen ’22 have been friends since they met while playing junior tennis at age 14. Last summer — half a decade later — they decided to start their own company, Earth Caps. 

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