Tech Company Financing Transactions

Proterro Funding Round

Braemar Energy Ventures, Battelle Ventures and Cultivian Sandbox invested in a $3.5 million capital raise for Proterro. The round closed on 12/19/2012.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
This capital infusion will support our continued work on optimizing the genetic engineering of the microorganism and adding to our patent portfolio," said Proterro CEO Kef Kasdin. "The funds also will enable us to accelerate the path to business partnerships, through piloting a full-scale photobioreactor and completing designs for our demonstration-scale facility.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Alternative Energy
Mailing Address
141 Parkway Rd. 13B
Bronxville, NY 10708
Email Address
Proterro is the only company that makes sucrose instead of extracting it, lowering the cost of sugar for the economical and scalable production of biofuels and biobased chemicals.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Kef Kasdin
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Chief Technical Officer
John Aikens
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