Tag: Solazyme

Avant-garde nutrition and specialty ingredients: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to TerraVia

Avant-garde nutrition and specialty ingredients: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to TerraVia

October 18, 2016 |

Headquartered in South San Francisco, TerraVia’s nutritional and industrial products can replace or enhance oils derived from the world’s three existing sources – petroleum, plants and animal fats. In their Q2 investor update, they shared this deck.

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Based on the mother of all plants: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to TerraVia

Based on the mother of all plants: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to TerraVia

March 17, 2016 |

The goal: Transforming Solazyme into a food, nutrition, and specialty ingredient innovation platform harnessing the power of algae: The mother of all plants and earth’s original superfood. The new company identity? TerraVia. Let’s take a look at how the new TerraVia or the transitioning Solazyme presents itself.

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“Call me TerraVia”: Solazyme transforms, shakes up and refinances

“Call me TerraVia”: Solazyme transforms, shakes up and refinances

March 13, 2016 |

Solazyme undergoes Focus Reassignment Surgery and re-emerges as TerraVia. Industrials to spin off, nutrition the focus now. The what, the why, and the “why now?” In California, Solazyme said that it is now focusing exclusively on food, nutrition and specialty ingredients, renaming the company TerraVia. Having elevated CEO and co-founder Jonathan Wolfson to the Executive […]

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The Scythe Swings at Solazyme: 50+ laid off, following expansion of Solazyme Bunge JV

The Scythe Swings at Solazyme: 50+ laid off, following expansion of Solazyme Bunge JV

February 1, 2016 |

In California, Solazyme reports: “As part of Solazyme, Inc.’s continuing strategy to focus its operations on targeted, higher-value product categories, on January 29, 2016, Solazyme undertook another step in streamlining operations. This step included a reduction in headcount that is expected to reduce the number of employees by more than 20% when completed, and is concentrated […]

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Solazyme chops Roquette (again) in the Great Algae Flour Fight

Solazyme chops Roquette (again) in the Great Algae Flour Fight

December 27, 2015 |

After the bizarre attempted heist detailed in The Great Algae Robbery, Roquette tries the US courts but comes up short, in its quest to get a hold of Solazyme’s algae tech. On a slow news day just before Christmas, those of us on the industrial biotechnology beat have no need to stop by the firehouse to […]

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Solazyme expanding: The Digest’s updated 2015 8-Slide Guide

Solazyme expanding: The Digest’s updated 2015 8-Slide Guide

November 1, 2015 |

Headquartered in South San Francisco, Solazyme’s renewable products can replace or enhance oils derived from the world’s three existing sources – petroleum, plants and animal fats. Initially, Solazyme is focused on commercializing its products into three target markets: (1) fuels and chemicals, (2) nutrition and (3) skin and personal care.  In their Q3 investor update, […]

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Solazyme misses on Q3 revenues, expands JV with Bunge, adds new project with Unilever, drops Clinton, Galva production

Solazyme misses on Q3 revenues, expands JV with Bunge, adds new project with Unilever, drops Clinton, Galva production

November 1, 2015 |

In California, Solazyme reported Q3 revenue of $11.4M compared with $17.6M for Q3 2014.The year over year decline in revenues was due to expected decreases in funded program revenue and slower than anticipated adoption rates for Encapso lubricant, the company said. On a sequential quarter basis, revenues were roughly unchanged due to improved Algenist performance, […]

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Amyris and Solazyme at risk of taint from Volkswagen NOx scandal, says website; Solazyme says “Heck no!”

Amyris and Solazyme at risk of taint from Volkswagen NOx scandal, says website; Solazyme says “Heck no!”

September 29, 2015 |

In California, TheTruthAboutCars reported that Amyris and Solazyme risk being painted with the same tainted brush as Volkswagen due to the fact that both companies collaborated with the company to test emissions of their fuels. It has been alleged that the companies should have known roughly what their emissions would have been and therefore knew that […]

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Transformative algae products at scale: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Solazyme

Transformative algae products at scale: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Solazyme

September 13, 2015 |

Solazyme is a renewable oil and bioproducts company that transforms a range of low-cost plant-based sugars into high-value oils. Headquartered in South San Francisco, Solazyme’s renewable products can replace or enhance oils derived from the world’s three existing sources – petroleum, plants and animal fats. Initially, Solazyme is focused on commercializing its products into three […]

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Looking at Solazyme, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials: free “Emerging Bioeconomy” event

Looking at Solazyme, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials: free “Emerging Bioeconomy” event

August 30, 2015 |

In Washington, the “The Emerging Bioeconomy – a Case Study” will be held at a luncheon at the National Wildlife Federation’s National Advocacy Center on K Street in Washington, DC. There will be a Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials from chairperson Barbara Bramble, and “Case Study:  Considering the benefits and impacts of microalgae” focusing on the […]

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