Tag: LS9

LS9 expands partnership with Procter & Gamble

LS9 expands partnership with Procter & Gamble

[ 0 ] February 8, 2011 |

LS9 announced the initiation of a second development and commercialization partnership with Procter & Gamble.  This additional partnership draws on LS9’s unique technology to broaden the portfolio of renewable chemicals to be used in P&G’s consumer products. “This second project, already underway, builds on the success of our first partnership and is further affirmation of […]

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LS9 raises $30M, adds BlackRock – what does it mean?

LS9 raises $30M, adds BlackRock – what does it mean?

[ 0 ] December 21, 2010 |

Yesterday, the news began tweeting around the internet that LS9 had raised $30 million in series D financing, and that the BlackRock investment group had led the investment round. LS9, which was earlier this month ranked #4 in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, up from #25 in 2008 and #8 last year, confirmed the […]

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The Charge of the Capital Light Brigade

The Charge of the Capital Light Brigade

[ 0 ] December 20, 2010 |

“Half a league, half a league, half a league onward…all in the Valley of Death rode the six hundred.” Lord Tennyson, “The Charge of the Light Brigade” If the summer of 2009 was the Summer of Algae, then what we are passing through now is the Winter of Finance-Me-Not, and the men are being separated […]

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Special Feature: A conversation with LS9's new CEO, Ed Dineen

Special Feature: A conversation with LS9's new CEO, Ed Dineen

[ 0 ] December 9, 2010 |

Ed Dineen is taking over the reigns at LS9 from Bill Haywood, who led the company from 2008, and from a #25 ranking to #4 in this year’s 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy. Salutes to Bill, and a welcome to Ed. Dineen was most recently COO of the fuels and chemicals multinational LyondellBasell, based in […]

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Neste Oil becomes Chief Monster as renewable diesel becomes biofuels monster

Neste Oil becomes Chief Monster as renewable diesel becomes biofuels monster

[ 0 ] December 3, 2010 |

Every year in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, we see a lot of new entrants who have seized the attention of subscribers and selectors with their jazzy technologies, name investors, and starling commercial potential. Last year, for example, companies like Joule, Synthetic Genomics and Gevo rocketed up the lost like bulleted hits on the […]

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Last day in Hot 50 voting, Solazyme leads in subscriber poll, LS9 in invited selector poll

Last day in Hot 50 voting, Solazyme leads in subscriber poll, LS9 in invited selector poll

[ 0 ] November 30, 2010 |

Solazyme has retained its lead in subscriber voting as the 8-hour mark approaches until the end of voting for the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy. But with early international selector ballots now coming, in, LS9, Solazyme and Amyris are tightly bunched at the top of the international selector table. Solazyme, Amyris, DDCE, Gevo, POET, Novozymes, […]

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Gevo takes #1 position in 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy with 150 hours of voting remaining

Gevo takes #1 position in 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy with 150 hours of voting remaining

[ 0 ] November 24, 2010 |

Gevo toppled Solazyme from the top of the pack as the 150-hour mark until the end of voting for the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy. “Almost as fun as Dancing with the Stars results,” exulted “accellerase” in a Twitter post. Solazyme, Amyris, DDCE, Codexis, Novozymes, POET, LS9, Genencor and Sapphire Energy formed the top 10 […]

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Gevo forces out LS9 in top 10 as Hot 50 voting continues

Gevo forces out LS9 in top 10 as Hot 50 voting continues

[ 0 ] November 19, 2010 |

Amyris, Terrabon, DDCE, Gevo, Novozymes, OriginOil, Petrobras, POET, Sapphire Energy, and Solazyme formed the top 10 in the fourth day of subscriber balloting for the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy. LS9, which made the top 10 on the first three days of voting, was just outside the Top 10, along with Ceres, Genencor, Codexis, UOP, […]

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Dupont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol and LS9 join the top 10 as Hot 50 voting continues.

Dupont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol and LS9 join the top 10 as Hot 50 voting continues.

[ 0 ] November 17, 2010 |

Amyris, Ceres, Novozymes, OriginOil, Petrobras, POET, Sapphire Energy, and Solazyme formed the top 10 in the second day of subscriber balloting for the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy. Gevo and Shell, which made the top 10 on day one of voting, were just outside the Top 10, along with Genencor, Codexis, UOP, Enerkem, Joule Unlimited, […]

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Bunge, SG Biofuels, Rentech, in major announcements at Advanced Biofuels Markets

Bunge, SG Biofuels, Rentech, in major announcements at Advanced Biofuels Markets

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010 |

In California, major announcements from Rentech, SG Biofuels and Bunge were among the highlights as the second day of Advanced Biofuels Markets gets underway in San Francisco. Day one at ABM On the first day, the morning session on scale-up issues, as well as renewable chemicals and other co-products featured major addresses from Codexis, Solazyme, […]

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