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agrospheres.com

Founded Year

2016

Stage

Grant - II | Alive

Total Raised

$5.15M

Last Raised

$1M | 10 mos ago

About AgroSpheres

AgroSpheres is a biotechnology company developing nanotechnologies for effective and precise delivery of high-value biomolecules and chemicals to a wide range of intended targets.

AgroSpheres Headquarter Location

1180 Seminole Trail Suite 100

Charlottesville, Virginia, 22901,

United States

434-284-7443

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Expert Collections containing AgroSpheres

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AgroSpheres is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Advanced Materials.

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Advanced Materials

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Startups developing new or improved materials (chemicals, alloys, etc.) that provide physical or functional advantages to basic materials.

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Agriculture Technology (Agtech)

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Companies that are using technology to make farms more efficient.

AgroSpheres Patents

AgroSpheres has filed 3 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Designer drugs
  • Catalysis
  • Enzymes
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Application Date

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Title

Related Topics

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9/25/2018

Prodrugs, Designer drugs, Mollicutes, Immune system, Hepatotoxins

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Application Date

9/25/2018

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Prodrugs, Designer drugs, Mollicutes, Immune system, Hepatotoxins

Status

Application

Latest AgroSpheres News

AgroSpheres Named In Business Worldwide Magazine's List Of Most Innovative Companies To Watch

Nov 25, 2020

AgroSpheres Named In Business Worldwide Magazine's List Of Most Innovative Companies To Watch LONDON, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, AgroSpheres is dedicated to providing hardworking farmers with accessible and reliable biobased solutions for crop protection. Author: Nov 25, 2020 4:00 AM EST LONDON, Nov. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, AgroSpheres is dedicated to providing hardworking farmers with accessible and reliable biobased solutions for crop protection. Now the company has been recognised by Business Worldwide Magazine in its list of "20 Most Innovative Companies to Watch, 2020". The list is a celebration of the trailblazing organizations that are changing the game in their respective industries and altering the corporate landscape. Whether it's banking, industry, healthcare, energy, or more, these companies are at the cutting edge of breakthrough technologies, innovation and modernized business structures. Those included have a shared goal of developing revolutionary products and technology that can drive scalable business models and disrupt established industries and markets AgroSpheres' innovative technologies are set to change the future of the agriculture industry, which is particularly impressive considering the company is led by such a young team. Founded by Payam Pourtaheri and Ameer Shakeel, AgroSpheres presents farmers with a genuine alternative to traditional pesticides. Payam and Ameer are both passionate about developing environmentally friendly solutions that are scalable and highly effective. As well as the obvious environmental issues relating to the use of harsh chemicals, the pair also studied the health problems that are caused by many pesticides - particularly in developing countries. Together they began working on the SynBio technologies to promote sustainability in agriculture. Through further research and customer discovery, they learned that many farmers are keen to adopt greener practices - they just need to be convenient, reliable and cost efficient. AgroSpheres' products have proven to offer superior efficacy without the negative environmental footprint of chemical pesticide usage, presenting a huge opportunity for farmers and investors alike. The innovative technology and the potential to significantly impact the crop protection industry excited investors, leading to Payam and Ameer securing over $9.5M from Ospraie Ag Science, Cavallo Ventures, and Angel investors. The company has big plans for the next few years, as Payam explained to Business Worldwide Magazine, "AgroSpheres plans to become a premier crop protection company. To sustain our rapid growth, we will be using our recent funding to invest heavily in R&D. Obtaining large-scale, multiple-site field trial data, expanding our biopesticide product portfolio, and developing the next generation of RNAi-based biocontrols are the major focuses of our R&D efforts. With the addition of the expertise of our Series A investors and their injection of capital, we are well-poised to accelerate toward our commercialization goals." To find out more about AgroSpheres, visit https://agrospheres.com/   A list of the winners of the 20 Most Innovative Companies to Watch in 2020 Awards can be found at https://www.bwmonline.com/20-most-innovative-companies-to-watch-awards-2020 About  Business Worldwide  Magazine Business Worldwide Magazine is the leading source of business and dealmaker intelligence throughout the world. Our quarterly magazine and online news portal enables an established audience of corporate dealmakers to track the latest news, stories and developments affecting the international markets, corporate finance, business strategy and changes in legislation. This readership includes of CEO/CFO - Banks, Corporate Lawyers and Venture Capital/Private Equity Companies to name a few.

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  • When was AgroSpheres founded?

    AgroSpheres was founded in 2016.

  • Where is AgroSpheres's headquarters?

    AgroSpheres's headquarters is located at 1180 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville.

  • What is AgroSpheres's latest funding round?

    AgroSpheres's latest funding round is Grant - II.

  • How much did AgroSpheres raise?

    AgroSpheres raised a total of $5.15M.

  • Who are the investors of AgroSpheres?

    Investors of AgroSpheres include National Science Foundation, Ospraie Ag Science, Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator, Ospraie Management and Cavallo Ventures.

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