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Call Waiting, Biofuels, Genetics and You

Polyploidy – no, it’s not a carpet fiber, or a disease that years ago carried Grandma away. It’s something that could change biofuels, food, feed and fiber forever — and the company in the lead, Kaiima, just raised $65 million. So, let’s review the state of the art. Consider this situation. You are awaiting a […]

September 3, 2013 More

Kaiima Agro-biotech employs polyploidy technology, seeks $50M in equity financing

In Israel, Kaiima Agro-biotech Ltd., an agro-biotch startup, seeks to raise up to US $50M in an equity financing round to further develop their products which increase crop productivity without genetically modifying the DNA of the selected crop. Kaiima’s products take advantage of “polyploidy,” a condition which causes species to have extra sets of chromosomes. […]

August 5, 2013 More

Kaiima raises $18M for clean gene multipication technology

In Israel, seed breeding company Kaiima has raised $18 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and current investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures Ltd., bring in a total of $26 million in financing, to enhance its Clean Gene Multiplication technology. The company says it has had success in 30 different […]

April 7, 2011 | 0 Comments More