SG Biofuels

SGB is an agricultural biotechnology company enabling the production of high quality, low-cost and sustainable plant oil, protein and biomass as sources for industrial materials, energy and food. The company’s proprietary plant genomics, breeding and agronomy platform improves and domesticates existing and emerging crops by maximizing total yield, reducing input costs and enhancing production efficiencies. With hybrid technology validated through a global field trial network and customer deployments in Brazil, Central America and India, SGB is a leader in the development and management of large-scale commercial projects producing significant volumes of plant oil, protein and biomass. Top 5 Global Renewable Jet Fuel Supply Company (Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room) Top 35 in Feedstock Development and Supply 2015 (Biofuels Digest) Top 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy; 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (Biofuels Digest) Top 200 Global Private Clean Tech Companies (Always On) Feedstock Domestication Project of the Year for 2010 (Biofuels Digest) San Diego's Coolest Companies 2010 and 2011 Products & Services: JMax™ Hybrid Seeds: SGB’s JMax™ hybrid Jatropha seeds result in greater yield, uniformity and vigor while significantly reducing handling and deployment costs for growers. JMax Knowledge Centers™: Outdoor classrooms where SGB’s agronomists and technical teams conduct training and field tours with customers and growers while advancing hundreds of Jatropha hybrid varieties in our customer’s unique growing environments. Farm Development & Management: Customized offering of solutions and services to help customers design, plan and manage commercial energy crop projects.
Company Growth (employees)
San Diego, US
Size (employees)
63 (est)
SG Biofuels was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Diego, US

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SG Biofuels has office in San Diego
San Diego, US

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$37.4 m

Latest funding size

$11 m

Time since last funding

over 2 years


We estimate that SG Biofuels's latest funding round in September 2014 was $11 m. In total, SG Biofuels has raised $37.4 m

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