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Bolt Threads

5858 Horton St, Suite 400
Emeryville, CA 94608
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Dan Widmaier (5/31/2010)
President/COO/Operations: Ethan Mirsky (7/31/2010)
General Management: Jason Rycer (6/30/2013)
Finance: David D Torre (4/30/2016) ; Randy Befumo (4/30/2020)
Technology: Jamie Bainbridge (2015) ; David Breslauer (7/31/2010)
Sales/Marketing: Sue Levin

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jerry L Fiddler (Wind River Systems Former CEO) Steve Vassallo (Foundation Capital General Partner)
Advisory board: Tanguy Chau (Formation 8 Investment Principal)

Business description: Bolt Threads is on a mission to create way better materials for a way better world, developing sustainable solutions for the world’s best apparel, footwear, and beauty brands including adidas and Stella McCartney. With nature as our inspiration, our scientists and engineers invent materials, like Mylo™ and b-silk™ protein, that put us on a path toward a more sustainable future. We are creative, inclusive, and multidisciplinary. We embrace curious minds that are resilient and can adapt in a rapidly evolving environment. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are at the start of something big and are looking to build a collaborative and diverse team to bring the future to life. Bolt Threads has offices in Emeryville, Calif. and Arnhem, NL and has been selected as a Fast Company Most Innovative company every year since 2018.
Partners include: Stella McCartney

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jan 2018   Jan 2018
Capital raised: 319.0M
Last Round: 123.1M
Ownership: Private  
Corporate investors: Nan Fung

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Record updated: Jun 2022
Sector: Clean Technology
Year Founded: 2009
Headcount: 101-150 as of Jun 2022
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jan 2018   Jan 2018
Capital Raised: 319.0M
Last Round: 123.1M
Ownership: Private