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EnSolve Biosystems

EnSolve Biosystems manufactures "green" portable hydrocarbon biotreatment systems for marine and terrestrial applications.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 1995
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

EnSolve Biosystems manufactures proprietary “green”, portable biotreatment systems that cost-effectively purify hydrocarbon contaminated wastestreams. Its market focus to date has been marine applications. However, the Company has recently expanded the applications of this core technology into new markets including hydrocarbon cleanups at ports, industrial wastestreams, groundwater, and natural gas drilling operations (i.e., "Fracking")..


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    Jason A. Caplan
    President & CEO

    Dr. Caplan has over 20 years of CEO experience, primarily with bioremediation companies. Prior to founding EnSolve in 1995, he grew and sold ESE Biosciences (EBIO), a terrestrial bioremediation company for more than 4 times the original investment. In addition to his management experience, he is also considered one of the world's experts in hydrocarbon bioremediation technologies as validated by numerous patents and publications.

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    Richard Penny
    Vice President, Operations

    Richard Penny, PE is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and a licensed maritime Chief Engineer (USCG license) with extensive shipboard experience. Mr. Penny oversees product design and the initial installation of units for new customers. He has been with the Company since 2000 and has over 15 years of design and operation experience.

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    Marika Suominen-Yeh
    Laboratory Manager

    Marika Suominen-Yeh earned her masters degree in biochemical engineering from the University of Helsinki. Ms. Suominen-Yeh has been with the Company since 1997 and has over 16 years industrial experience in the bioremediation field.


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    David Baddour; Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
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    Stancil and Co., CPA

Previous Investors

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    22 Angel Investors (~$1 million)