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Phyllom BioProducts Corporation

Our unique, patented products are in launch/ramp phase in $15B+ markts, are proven alternatives to bee-killing chems and safe for people, pets, fish & birds.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Oakland, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded 2004
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Phyllom BioProducts: Landscape Care-AG biotech company which has commercialized high-performing, safe insect Control BioProducts that control borers, beetles & weevils: devastating pests of ag crops, landscapes & N. American hardwood forests. Sales of our patented products are now ramping in 15 Billion+ markts. These unique products are proven alternatives to bee killing chemicals. Customers: Lawn Care Pros, Farmers, Organic Gardeners, Foresters.


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    Chief Executive Officer

    25 yrs biz manager & scientist in the biotech field: wide range biotech businesses, incl: human stem cells, cancer, HIV & aging (Affymax, Geron, UCSF, PPD Discovery), biological detection systems (Siometrix, Black Ivory Biotech). 16+yrs of creating technologies/developing commercial products in BioPesticides (Phyllom, Sandoz Agro, Maxygen/Verdia Inc (Dupont)), incl corporate/legal contracts, manufacturing, field testing, reg, protein enginring.

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    Board Director

    Biotech Executive: 25 yrs experience in discovery research & clinical development
    - Executive & Management: startup & publicly traded biotech; head of research, intellectual property, business development.
    - Technical: cell immortalization, telomere biology, genomics, stem cell biology, human biotherapeutics.
    - Development: cell line development, bacterial & cell fermentation, IND enablement & filings, early stage clinical trials.

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    Head of Technology

    25+ yrs research experience in biotech industry&academia, incl Sandoz Agro & Monsanto. Career highlights include: Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) strain development and Cry protein engineering resulting in a strain with enhanced activity against Spodoptera species.

    - Production & Supply Chain: Fermentation & Formulation.
    - Microbial genetics & physiology: Genetic engineering of commercially valuable microbes incl Bt.

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    Head of Marketing & Sales

    Kurt leads Phyllom’s Sales & Marketing:
    - Has licensed and/or launched many of the industry’s leading BioBased disease & insect controls. These BioProducts continue to dominate their segments in the hands of the acquiring multinationals.
    - Instrumental in raising significant investment capital since 1998 for start-ups.
    - Has managed global business units with >$100 Million in sales and negotiated dozens of collaborations with multinationals.


Previous Investors

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    Sierra Angels - Representative
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    North Bay Angel Investor
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    John Salmonson
    Fmr Owner Monterey Ag; Advisor to Brandt Consolidated, Inc.
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    Roger Salquist
    fmr CEO, Calgene
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    George Murphy
    Taraval Associates - General Partner
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    Tom Dallas
    Dallas Brothers Farms - Owner
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    Barry Keller - Sacramento Angel Group