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TerraVia  (Stock symbol: SZYM ) Acquired by Corbion (2017  amount undisclosed )

225 Gateway Blvd.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ian T Clark (Genentech CEO);  James R Craigie (Church & Dwight CEO/Chairman) Irene Chang Britt (Pepperidge Farm Former President) Gary M Pfeiffer (DuPont Former CFO);  Michael Arbige (Genencor International SVP Technology) Jerry L Fiddler (Wind River Systems Founder)
Advisory board: David Chapman (University of California, Santa Barbara Professor) David Stern (Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research President) James J Barber (Metabolix President/CEO) Elizabeth A Harris (Duke University Director, Chlamydomonas Genetics Center Director) David Nahmias (National Hydrogen Association Former Chairman) John W Peters (Montana State University Professor) Michael Siebert (National Renewable Energy Laboratory Research Fellow) Blair Stewart (California Supreme Court Former clerk)
Former outside board: Ann Mather (Pixar Animation Studios Former CFO) Dan Miller (The Roda Group) William D Lese (Braemar Energy Ventures Managing Director) Peter Kovacs (NutraSweet Kelco Former President/CEO) Daniel V Leff (Harris & Harris Group)
Former advisory board: Stephen M King (University of Connecticut Health Sciences Center);  Janet Landsley (University of Utah)

Business description: TerraVia™ (formerly Solazyme®) is a next generation food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company that harnesses the power of algae, the mother of all plants and earth’s original superfood. With a portfolio of breakthrough ingredients and manufacturing, the Company is well positioned to help meet the growing need of consumer packaged goods and established and emerging food manufacturers to improve the nutritional profile of foods without sacrificing taste, and to develop select consumer brands. The Company also manufactures a range of specialty personal care ingredients for key strategic partners. Headquartered in South San Francisco, the Company’s mission is to create products that are truly better for people and better for the planet.
Customers include: U.S. Navy ;  U.S. Department of Defense
Partners include: Dow Chemical U.S. Navy Unilever ;  Bunge ;  Dynamic Fuels ;  Imperium Renewables ;  Qantas ;  Roquette ;  Roquette Frères ;  U.S. Department of Defense ;  VMG

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Aug 2010   Jun 2009
Capital raised: 128.0M
Last Round: 52.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Corbion (2017  amount undisclosed ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: SZYM
VCs include: Lightspeed Venture PartnersVantagePoint Capital Partners UnileverThe Roda Group HarrisAndHarris Group;  Jazem I Family Partners;  Braemer Energy Ventures
Corporate investors: Bunge

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Record updated: Apr 2016
Sector: Biotech
Year Founded: 2003
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Aug 2010   Jun 2009
Capital Raised: 128.0M
Last Round: 52.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Corbion (2017  amount undisclosed ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: SZYM