Ceres, Inc. is an agricultural biotechnology company that develops and markets seeds to produce crops for forage, biofuels and other markets that utilize plant biomass. The company’s advanced plant breeding and biotechnology technology platforms, which can increase crop productivity, improve quality, reduce crop inputs and improve cultivation on marginal land, have broad application across multiple crops, including food, feed, fiber and fuel crops. Ceres markets its seed products under its Blade brand. The company also licenses its biotech traits and technology, including its Persephone genome visualization software, to other life science companies and organizations.
Thousand Oaks, US
Ceres was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, US

Ceres Office Locations

Ceres has an office in Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks, US (HQ)
1535 Rancho Conejo Blvd

Ceres Data and Metrics

Ceres Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$98 m


Ceres Financial Metrics

Ceres's revenue was reported to be $2.7 m in FY, 2015 which is a 13% increase from the previous period.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


5.2 m2.4 m2.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.2 m3 m5.3 m

Gross profit

(1 m)(617 k)(2.5 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


8.9 m3.4 m8.1 m

Accounts Receivable

957 k370 k577 k


20 k84 k50.5 m

Current Assets

32.4 m29.3 m9.8 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(32.5 m)(29.3 m)(28.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9 m1.5 m657 k

Accounts Receivable

(195 k)589 k(208 k)


679 k(61 k)65 k
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There’s only one volcano on dwarf planet Ceres — and scientists think that’s because the rest have vanished

Ceres is a dwarf planet that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, in a place called the asteroid belt where most of the asteroids in the solar system live. It is believed to have more subsurface ice than we have fresh water on Earth, with a chilly temperature of abou…

Former Top S.E.C. Enforcer Returning to Debevoise

Andrew Ceresney, who stepped down as the S.E.C.’s enforcement chief at the end of last year, will rejoin his old firm as co-chairman of litigation.

Space Photos of the Week: Hey Ceres, Why So Blue (and Red)?

Space photos of the week, December 11 — December 17, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: Hey Ceres, Why So Blue (and Red)? appeared first on WIRED.

S.E.C.’s Top Enforcer to Depart at Year-End

Andrew Ceresney announced plans to leave agency after three years as Wall Street’s regulators continue to wind down their tenures.

Scientists are one step closer to cracking the cosmic case of a dwarf planet's disappearing craters

Ceres is a 4.5 billion-year-old dwarf planet living in the clamorous asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It’s the largest object in this asteroid belt and throughout its long life, it should have been relentlessly pummeled by large space rocks, leaving it pockmarked and …

Could ice volcanoes explain Ceres' missing craters? Dwarf planet puzzles scientists

Sometimes it’s what’s missing that really stands out. Scientists using data from NASA’s Dawn mission have found that the dwarf planet Ceres seems to completely lack any giant impact craters, even though it has plenty at smaller sizes. The findings, described in the journal Nature Communications,…
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