Benson Hill

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Benson Hill is a crop improvement company. It develops the CropOS platform that combines machine learning and big data with genome editing and plant biology. The company uses its crop design platform with the aim of developing healthier and more sustainable crops.

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSt. Louis, US
Websitebensonhill.com

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)162(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Benson Hill

Matthew Crisp

Matthew Crisp

President & CEO
Lee Palles

Lee Palles

CFO
Todd Mockler

Todd Mockler

Chief Technology Officer
Tom Brutnell

Tom Brutnell

Chief Scientific Officer
Nadine Carozzi

Nadine Carozzi

VP Product Development
Murray Spruill

Murray Spruill

VP Intellectual Property
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Benson Hill Office Locations

Benson Hill has offices in St. Louis and Durham
St. Louis, US (HQ)
1001 N Warson Rd
Durham, US
100 Capitola Dr #240
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Benson Hill Financials and Metrics

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Benson Hill's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $60 m. In total, Benson Hill has raised $92.8 m
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Benson Hill Cybersecurity Score

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Benson Hill Online and Social Media Presence

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Benson Hill News and Updates

Benson Hill Builds a Home for the Future of Food

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill, one of the fastest-growing food tech companies in the country, placed St. Louis, MO at the forefront of the future of food today with the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art headquarters located in the 39 North Innovation...

Benson Hill Biosystems and Brownseed Genetics Forge Partnership to Expand Corn Hybrid Choices

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural diversity of plants, has entered into a partnership with Brownseed Genetics, a Wisconsin-based seed breeder of new corn hybrids that are higher in both oil content and...

Benson Hill Biosystems levanta US $60 milhões para melhorar alimentos e ingredientes

ST. LOUIS, 10 de setembro de 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A Benson Hill Biosystems, uma empresa de melhoria de cultivos que libera a diversidade genética natural de plantas, anunciou hoje o primeiro fechamento de seu financiamento de US $ 60 milhões da Série C. A rodada é liderada pela GV, com a...

Benson Hill Biosystems Raises $60 Million to Improve Food and Ingredients

Investors back crop genomics and data platform to tap nature's genetic diversity ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, today announced the first close of its $60 million Series C...

Benson Hill Biosystems obtuvo financiamiento por u$s 60 Million para mejorar los alimentos y los ingredientes.

ST. LOUIS, Septiembre 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill Biosystems, una empresa de mejoramiento de cultivos que desbloquea la diversidad genética natural de las plantas, anunció hoy el primer cierre de su financiamiento de la serie C por u$s 60 millones. La Ronda está dirigida por GV,...

Benson Hill Blogs

(St. Louis Business Journal) With its latest innovation, St. Louis agtech firm targets growing plant-based meat industry

Fast-growing St. Louis agtech firm Benson Hill said it will begin commercially selling ultra-high soybean varieties aimed at meeting the demand of the growing plant-based meat industry. “In the next 10 years, the projection is that the alternative meat market will be about $140 billion. We know that…

Benson Hill Announces First Commercially Available Ultra-High Protein Soy Varieties

Ingredient innovation eliminates processing step to serve expanding markets ST. LOUIS, MO – March 18, 2020– Benson Hill, a crop improvement company dedicated to unlocking the natural diversity of plants to enhance food production, today announced its plans to release Ultra-High Protein soybean varie…

(Thrive Global) Revolutionizing The Agriculture and Functional Food System

The agriculture industry has an important role to play in the growth of an economy. Thrive Global recognized women in agribusiness revolutionizing agriculture and making the world a better place through innovations. Benson Hill, Chief of Staff, Natalie DiNicola was recently celebrated for her contin…

(GV) Impact List 2020

In honor of International Women’s Day, GV is introducing the Impact List 2020, including Benson Hill’s Chief of Staff, Natalie DiNicola. The Impact List showcases 25 outstanding women – nominated by their CEOs – who have made a difference to their company’s culture, innovation, and success. The nomi…

(CB Insights) AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries

CB Insights names Benson Hill for the third year in a row in its annual AI 100 ranking that showcases the most promising AI startups in the world. This year’s winning companies include startups from 13 countries working on solutions across 15 core industries.  View the list of AI 100 rankings here. …

(THRIVE) Top 50 Agtech & Foodtech

THRIVE, a global AgriFood innovation platform in Silicon Valley selected Benson Hill as a Top 50 growth stage company. This annual ranking showcases the leading global AgTech and FoodTech companies exemplifying the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation. These exceptional companies are push…
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Benson Hill Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Benson Hill founded?

    Benson Hill was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Benson Hill key executives?

    Benson Hill's key executives are Matthew Crisp, Lee Palles and Todd Mockler.

  • How many employees does Benson Hill have?

    Benson Hill has 162 employees.

  • Who are Benson Hill competitors?

    Competitors of Benson Hill include Maven Biotechnologies, Upfront Chromatography and BioCote.

  • Where is Benson Hill headquarters?

    Benson Hill headquarters is located at 1001 N Warson Rd, St. Louis.

  • Where are Benson Hill offices?

    Benson Hill has offices in St. Louis and Durham.

  • How many offices does Benson Hill have?

    Benson Hill has 2 offices.