Photanol Overview

  • Founded
  • 2008
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 39
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • (Announced)
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.5M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 8

Photanol General Information


Developer of biofuel and biochemical compounds designed to utilize proprietary engineered cyanobacteria to process carbon dioxide. The company's compounds are based on the capacity of cyanobacteria to capture sunlight and to use that energy for the production of certain organic compounds like biofuels and other chemicals, enabling clients to get biochemical compounds at an affordable price.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Environmental Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Other Chemicals and Gases
Other Energy Services
Primary Office
  • Matrix V
  • 406 Science Park
  • 1098 XH Amsterdam
  • Netherlands
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Photanol Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Grant 01-Dec-2019 $2.5M 000.00 Announced Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC 07-Sep-2018 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 20-Mar-2015 $4.91M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Aug-2012 $4.91M $4.91M Completed Generating Revenue
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Photanol Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Veronique De Bruijn Chief Executive Officer
Paul Koekoek Chief Operating Officer
Klaas Hellingwerf Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Ross Gordon Director of Business Development
Wilmar van Grondelle Operational Director
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Photanol Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
Gert de Raaff Self Board Member 000 0000
Jan Overberg UvA Ventures Holding Board Member 000 0000
Jan van Breugel Ph.D Self Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Jos Keurentjes Icos Capital Board Member 000 0000
Peter Van Gelderen Ph.D Icos Capital Board Member 000 0000
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Photanol Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Photanol Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Economic Board Groningen Government Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Investment Fund Groningen Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bioprocess Pilot Facility Other 000 0000 000000 0
European Commission Government 000 0000 000000 0
Icos Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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