Benson Hill Biosystems

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Benson Hill Biosystems, The Photosynthesis Company™, is an agricultural solutions company dedicated to increasing crop productivity, principally by improving photosynthesis.
HQSt. Louis, US

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)131(+6%)

Key People/Management at Benson Hill Biosystems

Matthew Crisp

Matthew Crisp

President & CEO
Lee Palles

Lee Palles

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 Biosystems Office Locations

Benson Hill Biosystems has offices in St. Louis and Durham
St. Louis, US (HQ)
1100 Corporate Square Dr #243
Durham, US
100 Capitola Dr #240
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Benson Hill Biosystems Financials and Metrics

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Benson Hill Biosystems total Funding

$92.8 m

Benson Hill Biosystems latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Benson Hill Biosystems investors

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

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 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 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 Blogs

Benson Hill Names Kelly Fischer Vice President of People

Company Prioritizes Talent Engagement and Integration as it Continues Rapid Growth  ST. LOUIS, MO– August 13, 2019 – Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvement company dedicated to unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, today announced that Kelly Fischer has joined the organization as Vi…

(SeedWorld) Predictive Breeding: Five Steps to Hit it Out of the Park

Enriching your breeding program with the predictive breeding capabilities possible with genomic selection (GS) can improve the accuracy and precision of your efforts. Mike Thompson, VP of Partner Development discuss how to focus on a home run for your program in terms of time savings and money as an…

All Hands-on Deck: Some Lessons I Learned Interning with Benson Hill

Guest Blogger: Margaux Ballet, Graduating Class of 2019 at John Burroughs School What does it take to simultaneously drive scientific innovation and business success? That’s what I was hoping to learn during my one-month internship with Benson Hill Biosystems. As a soon-to-be graduate of John Burrou…

(St. Louis Business Journal) Cutting Edge Awards 2019: Benson Hill Biosystems uses CropOS to revolutionize food supply chain

Benson Hill’s platform, CropOS, brings together machine learning, big data analytics and biological knowledge to predict outcomes and help users predict and control crop outcomes. Learn more about the innovative cutting edge platform awarded by the St. Louis Business Journal here. The post (St. Loui…

(The Packer) Benson Hill Biosystems hires COO

Benson Hill Biosystems has hired food industry veteran Chris Wilkins as chief operating officer. Learn more about Chris and his role with the crop improvement company here, featured in The Packer. The post (The Packer) Benson Hill Biosystems hires COO appeared first on Benson Hill.

(AgWeb, Farm Journal) Competition Grows for Alternative Meat

Matt Crisp explains to Farm Journal attending Davos on the Delta how the competition is growing for meat from alternative sources. Lab-grown and plant-based protein companies say the technology is getting better. View here to discover how companies are working on different traits including, efficien…
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Benson Hill Biosystems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Benson Hill Biosystems founded?

    Benson Hill Biosystems was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Benson Hill Biosystems key executives?

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

  • How many employees does Benson Hill Biosystems have?

    Benson Hill Biosystems has 131 employees.

  • Who are Benson Hill Biosystems competitors?

    Competitors of Benson Hill Biosystems include Memphis Meats, BioConsortia and Chromatin.

  • Where is Benson Hill Biosystems headquarters?

    Benson Hill Biosystems headquarters is located at 1100 Corporate Square Dr #243, St. Louis.

  • Where are Benson Hill Biosystems offices?

    Benson Hill Biosystems has offices in St. Louis and Durham.

  • How many offices does Benson Hill Biosystems have?

    Benson Hill Biosystems has 2 offices.