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Solazyme


Algal-derived Biofuel Producer

Solazyme is a synthetic biology company that specializes in converting algal biomass into biofuels. Solazyme not only creates biofuels for the the transportation industry, but is experimenting with ways to tailor its products for the cosmetic and...

Founded in 2003
Homepage:
Total money raised: $145.8M

Corporate Headquarters

94080 561 Eccles Avenue

South San Francisco
South San Francisco
USA CA
Updated on Apr 30, 2013
Solazyme at CrunchBase
Tags:   biofuel

Jonathan Wolfson Chief Executive Officer
William D. Lese Board Director
Past
Adrian Galvez Senior Vice President, Manufacturing
Daniel Leff Investor & Board Member
Kieran Furlong Director of Operations, SHS

August, 2010

Solazyme raised $52M in a Series D round from Morgan Stanley and Chevron Technology Ventures

Investors Fuel Solazyme With $52M for Algae    earth2tech.com

December, 2009

Solazyme raised $21.8M in grant round

Solazyme Receives $21M DOE Grant for Biorefinery Project in Pennsylvania    finsmes.com

September, 2009

$8.5m Contract with DoD

Solazyme Signs U.S. Department of Defense Contract to Develop Navy Fuels from Algae    solazyme.com

June, 2009

Solazyme raised $11.6M in a Series D round from VantagePoint Capital Partners, Braemar Energy Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Harris & Harris Group, Bunge, and Roda Group

Solazyme Snags $57M to Make Algal Oil for Cars and Salad    greentechmedia.com

August, 2008

Solazyme raised $45.4M in a Series C round from Braemar Energy Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Harris & Harris Group, and Roda Group

Algae Oil Maker Solazyme Gets $45.4 Million More    greentechmedia.com

September, 2007

Solazyme raised $5M in debt_round round from Bluecrest Capital Finance

Solazyme, a microalgae-to-biofuel company, gets $5M    deals.venturebeat.com

March, 2007

Solazyme raised $10M in a Series B round from Roda Group

Solazyme, raises more than $10M to develop algae for biofuels, cosmetics    deals.venturebeat.com

2003

Solazyme was founded in 2003