KnipBio

KnipBio

KnipBio is a biotechnology company making fish feed alternatives for sustainable global aquaculture that is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts and founded by Larry Feinberg and Chris Marx in 2013.

KnipBio is a biotechnology company that was founded in 2013 by Larry Feinberg and Chris Marx, and is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts. KnipBio makes single cell protein products out of non-food feedstocks that are used as fish feed. Their fish feed product is called KnipBio Meal and is made using semi-continuous batch fermentation of agricultural inputs with a microorganisms called Methylobacterium extorquens. The company claims that because the fermentation process relies on agricultural inputs and not oil the company is able to sustainably and reliably produce KnipBio meal.

Funding
Grant

On October 29, 2014 KnipBio received a $50,000 from MassChallenge.

Series A

On January 20, 2015 KnipBio closed their series A funding round with $1.6 million in funding from Cherrystone Angel Group.

Series B

On January 3, 2017 KnipBio closed their Series B funding round with $2 million in funding from Launchpad Vanture Group and Cherrystone Angel Group.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
KnipBio, Inc. funding round, March 2020
1,500,000
March 2020
1 Result
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SBA Awards

SBA Award
Agency
Award Type
Amount (USD)
Date Awarded
KnipBio, Inc SBIR Phase I Award, July 2018
SBIR
225,000
July 1, 2018
2 Results
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People

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LinkedIn

Adam Broun

Investor

Annarie Lyles

Investor

Babbie Jacobs

Investor

Catherine Pujol-Baxley

Senior Vice President of Research & Development

Jake Dacey

Investor

Jessica McLear

Advisor

Larry Feinberg

Founder & CEO

Max Wall

Employee

Nancy Saucier

Investor

Rich Bailey

Advisor

Russ Heissner

Senior Vice President of Commercialization

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