Washington Times questions LanzaTech grant, Khosla’s political efforts

September 23, 2013 |

In Washington, The Washington Times raises questions regarding the timing of LanzaTech’s $4M award, as it comes after important financier Vinod Khosla hosted a fundraiser for the Democratic Party at his home. Khosla, one of the company’s most active investors, hosted President Obama and Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) at the fundraiser, which was worth $32,400 per person. The award, designed to help Lanzatech develop a gas fermentation system, was announced on Thursday, nearly three months after the fundraiser.

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