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Genomatica heads for renewable chemicals commercialization with $41.5M Series D venture round; Italian chemicals giant Versalis joins as investor

Genomatica heads for renewable chemicals commercialization with $41.5M Series D venture round; Italian chemicals giant Versalis joins as investor

August 3, 2012 |

In California, Genomatica announced it has raised an additional $41.5 million in a Series D round of preferred stock financing.  The investment featured strategic partners, including new investor and partner Versalis, the largest Italian chemical company. Existing investors Alloy Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Mohr Davidow Ventures, TPG Biotech, VantagePoint Capital Partners and Waste Management also […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: Genomatica

On the Move in Biofuels: Genomatica

May 1, 2012 |

In California, Genomatica announced that it has hired Jeff Lievense, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President, Process Technology.  Lievense served at Amyris from December 2007 until April 2012, most recently as Executive Vice President, Process Development.

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Mitsubishi upfronts $3.5M to Genomatica for renewable chemical buy

Mitsubishi upfronts $3.5M to Genomatica for renewable chemical buy

March 1, 2012 |

In California, Genomatica announced they have received a $3.5 million upfront payment based on an agreement they have signed with Mitsubishi Chemical.  The agreement calls for the two companies to exclusively negotiate definitive agreements for a joint commercial operation in Asia for the production of BDO using Genomatica’s process technology. The payment has been made […]

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Genomatica delays commercial-scale production to 2013

Genomatica delays commercial-scale production to 2013

February 14, 2012 |

In California, in an amended version of its S-1 IPO registration filing, Genomatica pushed back the timeline for commencing commercial-scale production of renewable butanediol (BDO) from 2012 to 2013. In other highlights contained within the revision, filed yesterday with the SEC, the company wrote: ” In January 2012, we entered into an exclusivity agreement with […]

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Novamont, Genomatica form bio-based butanediol JV for Europe

Novamont, Genomatica form bio-based butanediol JV for Europe

January 30, 2012 |

In Italy and California, Novamont and Genomatica have signed a definitive agreement establishing a JV for the first industrial plant in Europe producing butanediol.  Under the agreement, Novamont is converting an existing facility in Adria, Italy to use Genomatica’s BDO process. Novamont is financing the plant conversion and will operate the plant, which is expected […]

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Genomatica's $100M IPO: The 10-Minute Version

Genomatica's $100M IPO: The 10-Minute Version

August 25, 2011 |

Like to better understand the markets, margins and opportunities in renewable chemicals, and Genomatica’s IPO? Find the prospect of wading through Genomatica’s 200-page filing, uh, unappealing? Try our 10-minute version. In California, Genomatica announced that it has filed an S-1 SEC registration statement for a proposed $100 million initial public offering of shares of its […]

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Genomatica files for $100 million IPO as another renewable chemicals pure-play heads for Wall Street

Genomatica files for $100 million IPO as another renewable chemicals pure-play heads for Wall Street

August 24, 2011 |

In California, Genomatica, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed $100 million initial public offering of shares of its common stock. All shares of the common stock to be sold in the offering will be offered by Genomatica. […]

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Genomatica latest scale-step on butadiene opens window to $40B market

Genomatica latest scale-step on butadiene opens window to $40B market

August 23, 2011 |

In California, Genomatica announced its successful production of pound quantities of butadiene made from renewable feedstocks.   This achievement confirms the technical viability of Genomatica’s bio-based manufacturing process for the dedicated, on-purpose production of butadiene.  Butadiene is one of the seven basic chemicals at the core of the chemical industry and is an important ingredient used […]

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Solazyme vs Genomatica: Who's the Best?

Solazyme vs Genomatica: Who's the Best?

August 20, 2011 |

Background: This is a second round, West Regional match-up between #1 seed Solazyme and #8 seed Genomatica, in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to the […]

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Genomatica vs Fulcrum Bioenergy: Who's the Best?

Genomatica vs Fulcrum Bioenergy: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #8 seed Genomatica and #9 seed Fulcrum Bioenergy in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

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