Geltor

Geltor

Geltor is a cellular agriculture company making essential proteins, such as collagen and gelatin, using microbes in their own bio-fermentation recombinant protein production facility.

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info@geltor.com
Phone number
415-325-3560
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Geltor is a cellular agriculture company located in San Leandro, California and founded in 2015 by Alex Lorestani and Nick Ouzounov. They make essential proteins, such as collagen and gelatin, using microbes in their own bio-fermentation recombinant protein production facility. They specialize in making, designing, and building proteins that are made to texturize consumer products.

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Geltor is a cellular agriculture company located in San Leandro California and founded in 20052015 by Alex Lorestani and Nick Ouzounov. They make essential proteins, such as collagen and gelatin, using microbes in their own bio-fermentation recombinant protein production facility. They specialize in making, designing, and building proteins that are made to texturize consumer products.

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Geltor grew jellyfish collagen in their lab using microbes with genes extracted from jellyfish cells to make the proteins necessary to make the world first animal-free leather bound book. This was the first leather product made by Geltor, and the leather bound book sold on Ebay for $10,00012,790 on January 19th22, 2018.

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Seed

On February 1, 2016 Geltor closed out their seed funding round raising $2,300,000. Investors include: Stray Dog Capital, SOSV, New Crop Capital, Fifty Years, FTW Ventures, and Baruch Future Ventures.

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Seed funding

On February 1, 2016 Geltor closed out their seed funding round raising $2,300,000. Investors include: Stray Dog Capital, SOSV, New Crop Capital, Fifty Years, FTW Ventures, and Baruch Future Ventures.

Founding of Geltor

Geltor was founded in 2005 by Alex Lorestani and Nick Ouzounov.

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Geltor

Geltor is a cellular agriculture company making essential proteins, such as collagen and gelatin, using microbes in their own bio-fermentation recombinant protein production facility.

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Alex Lorestani

Co-founder, CEO

Amelia Chen

Food scientist

Anthony Achacoso

Engineer

Bryce Doherty

Researcher associate

David Kim

Senior Research associate

Douglas Ko

Director downstream process development

Laura Brightman

Product manager

Monica Bhatia

Director of fermentation

Nick Ouzounov

Co-founder, CTO

Soojin Choung

Director of cosmetics and personal care

Tanya Eliason

Research associate

Further reading

Author
Title
Link

Alex Kopelyan

Building the Next Generation of Recombinant Proteins: an Interview with Alex Lorestani of Geltor - IndieBio

Damian Carrington

The new food: meet the startups racing to reinvent the meal

Kristin Hugo

World's first animal-free leather-bound book starts bids at $10,000

Staff reporter

13 Trends Shaping the Face of Beauty in 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Can Microbes Save the World? - Alexander Lorestani at Impact.tech at Google SF HQ

August 6, 2016

Demo Day Pitch - Discovery Category - Geltor

January 9, 2018

Good Food Snapshot: Geltor

September 20, 2016

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Geltor

Geltor is a cellular agriculture company making essential proteins, such as collagen and gelatin, using microbes in their own bio-fermentation recombinant protein production facility.

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