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TBI Life grows and manufactures organic algae based nutritional products at a purity level unmatched by any algae company in the world.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location San Jose, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

TBI Life was created to focus 100% on the cultivation of algae for the creation of high quality products to be used in nutritional supplements, functional foods, cosmetic products, and pharmaceuticals. TBI Life’s patented technology and process is certified organic and allows us to create the perfect growing environment where the product never touches human hand or outside air making it totally free of contaminants and chemicals.


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    Kyle McCue
    Chief Executive Officer

    Kyle McCue has more than 15 years of experience in clean technology and high technology start-ups. Mr. McCue’s most recent experience at Ternion Bio Industries was instrumental in leading the company to become the industries top algae cultivation technology provider. Prior to working in world of algae, Mr. McCue served as an executive at several Silicon Valley startups. Mr. McCue started his career in the United States Army Military Intelligence.

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    John H. Hackett
    Chief Operations Officer

    John Hackett has over 30 years of extensive experience in renewable energy and sustainable business practices. Prior to joining TBI Life he was Vice President of Sustainability & Emerging Technologies at Venture Builders (2003 – 2010). While there, he was involved with many startups with the specific task of assisting clean tech ventures and emerging technologies toward commercialization.

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    Brian Donnelly
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Brian Donnelly has over 33 years working with early stage companies as an entrepreneur, founder, and executive. Recently he has worked as a consultant with SandHill Forum assisting entrepreneurs accelerate their business and prepare for funding. His expertise spans from being a founding employee at Apple Computer to being a Founder, Chairman and CEO of a CMS software company partnered with companies such as Cisco, Intel, Microsoft and Oracle.

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    Federico Witt
    Chief Science Officer

    Federico Witt has over 17 years of experience growing algae at all scales, indoors and outdoors, in algae ponds, raceway ponds and PBR, while researching cutting edge algal physiology and biochemistry, Dr. Witt has devoted his life to hands-on research in the field of algae biomass. He is now personally involved in the development of new algal biomass for the production of high value algae products as the future Super Food.


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Previous Investors

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    Angel Investors - Private Individuals