Category Archives: Investments and business analysis

Investments and business analysis of the algae industry. Why are some algae companies attracting capital, and scaling up their enterprises while others still in the commercialization phase?

GreenFuel Technologies: Growing algae

[USA] GreenFuel Technologies is developing an ‘Emissions-to-Biofuels’ technology. This clip describes how the company grows algae that consumes CO2 from smokestacks, then it’s harvested to create a variety of biofuel sources. Continue reading GreenFuel Technologies: Growing algae

Investors talk biofuels winners, latecomers to the party, and $100 billion dollar companies at Algae Biomass Summit

[USA] Algae-based biofuels are the topic du jour. And why not—the prospect of using pond scum to power 21st-century transportation and replace crude oil is pretty appealing. So one of the highlights from the Algae Biomass Summit in Seattle yesterday, besides the keynote by venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, was a panel of prominent VCs discussing the ins and outs of the fledgling biofuels business. Continue reading Investors talk biofuels winners, latecomers to the party, and $100 billion dollar companies at Algae Biomass Summit