BioConsortia

BioConsortia, Inc. is developing highly effective microbial solutions that enhance plant phenotypes and increase crop yields. We are pioneering the use of directed selection in identifying teams of microbes - working like plant breeders and selecting plants based on targeted characteristics, then isolating the associated microbial community. Our proprietary Advanced Microbial Selection (AMS) process enriches the crop microbiome, allowing us to identify microbes that influence the expression of beneficial traits in plants. We are currently focused on products for fertilizer use efficiency, growth improvement and abiotic tolerance, with plans to invest in biocontrol and metabolite expression with the right partner.
Company growth
Type
Private
HQ
Davis, US
Founded
2014
Size (employees)
24 (est)+5%
BioConsortia was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Davis, US

Key People at BioConsortia

Marcus Meadows-Smith

Marcus Meadows-Smith

CEO
Christina Huben

Christina Huben

Vice President Operations & Administration
Peter Wigley

Peter Wigley

Head of BioConsortia, New Zealand

BioConsortia Office Locations

BioConsortia has offices in Davis, Auckland
Davis, US
Auckland, NZ

BioConsortia Metrics

BioConsortia Summary

Founding Date

2014

Total Funding

$23 M

Latest funding size

$8 M

Time since last funding

4 months

Investors

We estimate that BioConsortia's latest funding round in November 2016 was $8 M. In total, BioConsortia has raised $23 M
We estimate that BioConsortia's current employees are approximately 50% female and 50% male.

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