What Investors Need to Know About Biotech

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by Bob Kodrzycki Originally published on LinkedIn 26 Mar 2019 Biotechnology is an exciting sector. There are lots of new tools available like gene editing, high throughput DNA sequencing, increasing use of drones and sensors as well as a huge push to digitize everything. Along with the tools comes the promise of synthetic biology to integrate this stunning array of …

Strategic Due Diligence of Emerging Technologies for the Advanced Bioeconomy

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Bob Kodrzycki and Doug Rivers Originally published 5 Dec 2018 in Biofuels Digest Investing in Emerging Biotechnology The advanced bioeconomy is a hot topic these days for technology developers and investors alike. The bioecomony itself is not new; humans have been using biogenic resources and processes since the beginning of time. It’s the use of the most recent improvements that …

Biorefineries: Our Synthetic Biology Future

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by Bob Kodrzycki, PhD Originally published 8 Feb 2018 in Biofuels Digest Definitions are tricky. They tend to change with the times depending on perspective and technology. Take the biorefinery for example. At the simplest level (Figure 1) a biorefinery converts biomass feedstock into a variety of products by means of a reactor. Most of us would probably agree that …

Financing Bioeconomy Ventures: Part 5, Competitive Technology & Market Assessment: IP & Patent Analysis

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by Terry Mazanec, Bob Kodrzycki and Lorenz Bauer Originally published 30 Sep 2017 in Biofuels Digest. Part 5 of an 11-part series. What are: Ali vs Frazier, Red Sox vs Yankees, and Gevo vs Butamax? If you said what are the greatest rivalries in boxing, baseball, and bio-butanol you would be right. While it’s risky to step into the ring …

Financing Bioeconomy Ventures: Pt. 4 – Competitive & Strategic Analysis of Renewable Fuel and Chemical Ventures

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by Lorenz Bauer (Lee Enterprises Consulting), Gerald Kutney (Lee Enterprises Consulting) and Bob Kodrzycki (Encompass Biotech LLC) Originally published 28 Sep 2017 in Biofuels Digest. Part 4 of an 11-part Series. Investors focused on renewable chemicals and fuels are looking for projects with the greatest commercial potential. However, within the plethora of potential projects in which to invest, there is …

Financing Bioeconomy Ventures, Part 3 – The Business Plan

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by Gerald Kutney (Lee Enterprises Consulting) and Bob Kodrzycki, PhD (Encompass Biotech LLC) Part 3 of an 11-part series. Originally Published 27 Sep 2017 in Biofuels Digest. A business plan contains basically only two major subjects: The business case for the investment: ROI and pro forma Risk management. Keep in mind that investors review hundreds of business plans every year. Not …