Is Kleiner Turning away from Cleantech? Speculation Abounds

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

I normally don’t blog about other blogs, but today I break the rule to weigh in on speculation that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is turning away from cleantech. This shift in focus is suggested in a Fortune piece claiming that the storied VC firm is refocusing on its so-called sweet spot: the Internet. The […]

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Amyris Biotech Files for $100 Million IPO

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

Amyris Biotechnologies Inc., an Emeryville, Calif.-based synthetic biology company that developers renewable hydrocarbon biofuels, has filed for a $100 million IPO. It plans to trade under ticker symbol AMRS, with Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley serving as co-lead underwriters. The company reports $64 million in 2009 revenue, compared to $14 million in 2008. […]

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Amyris Biotech Raises $48 Million

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

Amyris Biotechnologies Inc., an Emeryville, Calif.-based synthetic biology company that developers renewable hydrocarbon biofuels, has raised $47.8 million from Temasek Holdings. The company previously raised just under $200 million from Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures, TPG Biotechnology, Votorantim Novos Negocios, Advanced Equities Inc., DAG Ventures, Grupo Cornélio Brennand, Naxos UK, The Westly Group and Stratus Group.

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Amyris Biotech Raising Series C Round

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

Amyris Biotechnologies Inc., an Emeryville, Calif.-based synthetic biology company that developers renewable hydrocarbon biofuels, has secured $24.75 million of a $62 million Series C round, according to a regulatory filing. The company previously raised more than $120 million, from firms like Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, DAG Ventures and TPG Biotech. www.amyrisbiotech.com

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Amyris Adds $20 Million

By PEHub Administrator — 7 years ago

Amyris Biotechnologies Inc., an Emeryville, Calif.-based synthetic biology company that developers renewable hydrocarbon biofuels, has expanded its Series B round from $70 million to around $90 million, according to a regulatory filing. So far, it has called down just over $50 million of that amount. No new investors are listed. DAG Ventures was the original round […]

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