Tag: Braemar

A Sugar Fix: Proterro, biofuels and affordable, renewable sugars

A Sugar Fix: Proterro, biofuels and affordable, renewable sugars

December 18, 2012 |

Why is making affordable renewable sugars potentially big business? Which intrepid investors have targeted biofuels’ biggest bottleneck? News has been circulating that Proterro raised $3.5 million for a demonstration-scale of their renewable sugars technology, and secured a key patent allowance for their bioreactor system and microorganism. Giving us a good opportunity to review how Proterro, […]

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NexSteppe raises $12M in Series B venture round

NexSteppe raises $12M in Series B venture round

December 23, 2011 |

In California, NexSteppe raised $14 million in Series B Funding.  The new round of funding was led by Braemar Energy Ventures, and as a result, Dennis Costello, Partner at Braemar, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. NexSteppe will use the proceeds from the round to scale up its sweet sorghum, high biomass sorghum and […]

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