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Founded Year

2015

Stage

Series B | Alive

Total Raised

$114.5M

Last Raised

$91.3M | 1 yr ago

About Geltor

Geltor designs and makes high-performance protein products for wellness-focused CPG businesses. The company's protein manufacturing platform combines synthetic biology, materials science and computational tools to engineer materials that are better for the planet. Geltor's commercial partners build protein-dependent products including cosmetics, food, and textiles.

Geltor Headquarter Location

1933 Davis Street Suite 312

San Leandro, California, 94577,

United States

415-325-3560

Latest Geltor News

“First-of-its-Kind” Vegan Collagen Hits Market from US Biodesign Company Geltor

Jul 15, 2021

US biodesign company Geltor, Inc. has announced a “first-of-its-kind” animal-free collagen for the food and beverage industries. The company claims its biodesigned ingredient product PrimaColl sets a new bar for collagens in terms of functionality, performance, and sustainability. “An unprecedented opportunity to access new markets with a bona fide collagen that is truly animal-free” Specialty protein company Geltor has designed PrimaColl, its animal-free collagen for use in the vegan food industry, as well for use in kosher and halal diets. Geltor is currently in discussions with category-leading food and beverage companies, with potential for first-to-market rights in select product categories. Geltor has also previously developed a plant-based elastin product named Elastapure for the vegan beauty industry. The California-based company claims its new high-purity, bioactive ingredient differs from plant-based “collagen builder” or “collagen booster” formulations, as PrimaColl is a real collagen. It is an exact match to the bioactive amino acid core of the less abundant Type 21 collagen. Manufacturing of PrimaColl has begun in order to build commercial-scale inventory through summer 2021. Last year, Geltor closed a Series B financing round at an impressive $91.3 million for the creation of the world’s largest selection of designer proteins.  “Collagen’s popularity is accelerating year-over-year, in spite of its constraints as an ingredient derived from animals. With PrimaColl™, our customers finally have an unprecedented opportunity to access new markets with a bona fide collagen that is truly animal-free,” stated Geltor CEO and co-founder Alex Lorestani. ...

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Expert Collections containing Geltor

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Geltor is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Agriculture Technology (AgTech).

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Agriculture Technology (AgTech)

1,633 items

Companies that are using technology to make farms more efficient.

B

Beauty & Personal Care

1,628 items

Startups in the beauty & personal care space, including cosmetics brands, shaving startups, on-demand beauty services, salon management platforms, and more.

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Synthetic Biology

235 items

Companies involved in design and development of new biological parts, devices, and systems; as well as the re-design of existing biological systems.

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Food & Beverage

2,504 items

F

Feeding the Future

35 items

The startups highlighted in the CB Insights 2017 Feeding the Future report, focused on transforming the ways our food is grown, stored, shipped and sold.

A

Alternative Proteins Startups

260 items

This Collection includes B2B and B2C companies developing alternatives to animal-derived proteins, including plant-based meat, dairy alternatives, lab-grown or cultured meat, and fermented proteins.

Geltor Patents

Geltor has filed 10 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Collagens
  • Molecular biology
  • EC 3.4.21
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