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NexSteppe Funding Round

On 12/22/2011, NexSteppe raised $16 million in funding from Braemar Energy Ventures, CYM Ventures and Zygote Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Braemar Energy Ventures (Lead Investor) (Dennis Costello)

CYM Ventures

Zygote Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
The company will use the proceeds from the round to scale up its sweet sorghum, high biomass sorghum and switchgrass breeding programs, and to advance its first products toward commercialization.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Alternative Energy
Mailing Address
400 East Jamie Ct. 202
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Email Address
NexSteppe is dedicated to pioneering the next generation of scalable, reliable, cost-effective feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Anna Rath
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VP - Bus. Development
Jason Blake
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VP - Finance
Hans Miller
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VP - Product Management
Jerry O'Rear
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