Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired (Separate Entity) by Stora Enso
Founded:
December, 2007
Founders:
Eran Baniel
Headquarters:
Redwood City, CA
Funding:
$110.5M
Categories:
Clean Energy, Clean Technology
Description:
Virdia develops cellulosic sugars and lignin for use in the renewable chemicals, bioenergy and nutrition industries.

Detailed Description

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Virdia, formerly HCL CleanTech, a leading developer of cellulosic sugars. Virdia is a leading developer of cellulosic sugars and lignin for use in the renewable chemicals, bio-energy and nutrition industries. The company’s CASE™ proprietary process converts a wide range of cellulosic feedstock, including wood, energy crops and agricultural residues into highly refined sugars and lignin. This low-temperature process delivers the highest yields of sugars from biomass, and has a very light environmental footprint due to the near complete recycling of acids and solvents used in manufacturing. The company is led by a seasoned management team with decades of experience in corn processing, chemicals and biochemicals industries.

Current Team (4)

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Past Team (1)

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Funding Rounds (4) - $110.5M

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Investors (5)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    303 Twin Dolphin Dr

    #6062

    Redwood City, CA 94065-1497

    USA