Qteros llc

Qteros has the technology to turn biomass into advanced ethanol at costs competitive with gasoline providing a carbon neutral path to fuels.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Amherst, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website qteros.com

Company Summary

Qteros, LLC (Qteros) is the owner and developer of the Q-microbial
technology that is uniquely able to convert streams
consisting of C5 sugars from a wide range of cellulosic feedstocks
including wood, sugar cane bagasse, wheat straw and corn stover
or cob into ethanol. This ability allows bio-refineries and sugar
producers with a choice for profitable sugar allocation.


  • Stephan has been the principal in multiple successful startup companies and provided business management services for over 25 years. Most recently, Stephan was a co-founder and COO of Qteros Inc, in 2007 and assisted in raising over $30Million in funding for the company. He also has significant large scale project management and strong financial management experience. Stephan holds a Masters degree in International Management.

  • As a venture founder and former Fortune 500 executive, Giordan's roles included Vice President and Global Corporate Director of Research and Development at International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.; Vice-President Worldwide Research and Development for the Pepsi-Cola Company, the global beverage arm of PepsiCo, Inc.; Vice President Research and Development, Henkel Corporation, the North American operating unit of the Henkel Group.


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    McGarrigle Sherbow and delisle

Previous Investors

  • Battery Ventures
    Venrock Ventures
    BP Vnetures

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