Tech Company Financing Transactions

TerViva Funding Round

TerViva, based in Oakland, scored $20 million from Evans Properties, Allotrope Ventures and Astia Angel.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series D
Proceeds Purpose
New funds will allow TerViva to accelerate research connecting the pongamia bean's valuable functional properties to critical processing and product development partnerships that will demonstrate commercial viability of pongamia protein and oil.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
436 14th St. 1405
Oakland, CA 94612
Email Address
TerViva is an agricultural technology company that produces pongamia trees with abundant oil and protein-rich beans, similar to soybeans. We provide patented high-yielding trees and offer proprietary bean processing to create sustainable food and fuel. TerViva uses pongamia to restore farmland to productive use, helping farmers feed people while taking care of the planet.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Ronald Edwards
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Chief Executive Officer
Naveen Sikka
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Chief Financial Officer
Sudhir Rani
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Chief Technical Officer
James Astwood
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George Lien
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VP - Bus. Development
Marc Diaz
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VP - General Counsel
Maggie Kavalaris
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VP - Operations
Margaret Mackenzie
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VP - Operations
Cesar Maureal
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VP - Operations
Peter McClure
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VP - Operations
Jerrin Victor
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VP - Product Management
Ling Florendo
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VP - Product Management
Olivier Raffray
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VP - R & D
David Harry
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