Tech Company Financing Transactions

LanzaTech Funding Round

LanzaTech closed a $72 million Series E funding round on 8/8/2019. Backers included Novo Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series E
Proceeds Purpose
The company intends to use the funds to expand its carbon recycling platform and accelerate the commercialization of Carbon Smart products.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Alternative Energy
Mailing Address
8045 Lamon Ave. 400
Skokie, IL 60077
Email Address
The Illinois-based company exploits a species of bacteria--discovered in the intestinal tract of rabbits--that breaks down carbon monoxide and reassembles the atoms into ethanol.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Holmgren
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Chief Scientific Officer
Sean Simpson
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Vice President
Laurel Harmon
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Vice President
Michelle Kocal
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Vice President
Nilesh Kumar
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Vice President
Ken Lai
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Vice President
Carl Wolf
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VP - Bus. Development
Benjamin Blackburn
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VP - Bus. Development
Prabhakar Nair
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VP - Engineering
Robert Conrado
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VP - Engineering
Julie Zarraga
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VP - Finance
George Dimitrov
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VP - General Counsel
Mark Burton
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VP - Human Resources
Freya Burton
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