Manta Biofuel Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 5

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Crowdfunding

  • (Announced)
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $145K

  • Investors
  • 19

Manta Biofuel General Information


Producer of algae-based renewable crude oil intended to offer renewable energy inspired by nature. The company's oil is produced by converting algal biomass through hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) process for usage in petroleum and refinery applications, enabling users to get a cost-competitive and renewable replacement for crude oil.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Energy Production
Other Industries
Primary Office
  • 11438 Cronridge Drive
  • Suite E
  • Owings Mills, MD 21117
  • United States
+1 (410) 000-0000

Manta Biofuel Timeline

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Manta Biofuel Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Equity Crowdfunding 10-Mar-2023 $145K 00000 00.00 Announced Generating Revenue
12. Secondary Transaction - Private 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Equity Crowdfunding 16-Jul-2021 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Grant 22-Jun-2021 000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Grant 05-Sep-2018 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 01-Sep-2018 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Accelerator/Incubator 06-Feb-2017 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Grant 21-Jun-2016 $1M $250K Completed Generating Revenue
4. Seed Round 01-Jan-2016 $100K $250K Completed Generating Revenue
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Manta Biofuel Patents

Manta Biofuel Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210170424-A1 System for collecting and harvesting algae for biofuel conversion Pending 18-Apr-2018 00000000 0

Manta Biofuel Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Chris Lindsay Chief Executive Officer & Principal Financial Officer
Ryan Powell Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Board Member
Onur Unal Co-Founder & Board Member
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Manta Biofuel Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Onur Unal Manta Biofuel Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
Ryan Powell Ph.D Manta Biofuel Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Manta Biofuel Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Manta Biofuel Investors (19)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
Bethesda Green Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technologies REEF program Other 000 0000 000000 0
Invest Maryland Challenge Government 000 0000 000000 0
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