Verdezyne is pioneering green chemistry, leading the shift from a petroleum-based to a biobased economy. The company is fusing chemistry and biology to achieve breakthroughs in manufacturing everyday products from renewable resources. By advancing green chemistry, Verdezyne is developing unique fermentation processes for producing renewable fuels and chemicals that reduce our dependency on petroleum and minimize our environmental footprint. Fueled by consumer demand for sustainable products, the market for green chemistry is emerging rapidly and traditional producers are embracing the need.
Monitor Ventures first invested in Verdezyne in January 2006 with follow-on financings led by OVP Venture Partners in 2007 and 2008. In late 2009 early 2010, OVP and Monitor Ventures recapitalized the company.
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