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Avelis Biotech

Avelis is a 'green' biotech company focused on IP creation that optimizes nutrient lifecycles and solves problems inherent to chemical use.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2007
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Avelis has three vertical markets for immediate distribution of products based on patent pending technologies: soil remediation; water remediation; livestock feed economizer. The technologies use non-synthesized chemistry to optimizes molecular mechanisms of cells. These play a central role in providing unique, cost effective, and sustainable solutions to soil and water remediation, and reducing the dependence on petro-chemicals in agriculture.


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    Dr. Justin Cannock
    President and Chief Scientific Officer

    Cannock is driven by a desire to improve conditions for mankind. He is an entrepreneur with a strong academic and scientific background. A former exec for one of the nation’s top 10 firms, he has substantial experience in business service & product development, particularly using marketing analysis via advanced technology-based consumer bio-metrics. For Avelis, he has developed and protected a multiple market disrupting Mineral Matrix Platform.

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    Monica Brandt
    Chief Operating Officer

    Brandt is a boardroom leader and energizing force within Avelis. She has raised $4.5M in seed capital for three firms and $2M for non-profits. Brandt has positioned Avelis such that they have six distribution proposals under review with one executed. Prior to Avelis, Brandt was an award-winning Fortune 300 executive responsible for government and community affairs, media, guest relations and internal communications for a workforce of 2,400.

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    Randy Loup
    Vice President of Business Development

    Loup brings frugal financial leadership and horticultural expertise to Avelis. A licensed landscape contractor, arborist, horticulturist, and general contractor, Loup lends his expertise to the development, testing, and marketing of Avelis’ game-changing biotech products and has developed many of the commercial agricultural applications that Avelis is currently bringing to market. He currently owns and operates several complementary enterprises.

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    Peter A. Ferro

    Ferro founded Avelis in 2007 as he looked to develop an organic feed source to bolster livestock investments. He provided seed capital and corporate expertise. Prior to Avelis, Ferro founded, funded, developed, and sold several profitable startups, including two top casinos in IL and IN which culminated with a sale of $610MM . Other firms include HKC, LLC a hog facility leasing company, and an independent minor league baseball team.


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    Leydig, Voit, & Meyer
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    Shepard Schwartz