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How to Restore our Oceans with Biotechnology: Meet BioCellection

A study found that by 2015, humans had generated 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics, 6.3 billion tons of which had already become waste. Of that total waste, 79% was accumulated in landfills or the natural environment, 12% was incinerated, [...]

Bolt Threads Brings a Glimpse of the Future of Advanced Materials to SXSW

Emeryville, Calif. – March 10, 2017 – Bolt Threads, a Bay Area-based biotechnology company creating the next generation of advanced materials, today unveiled the company’s first step towards commercial apparel production. At SXSW, the company will release a limited edition knit [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News, Press Releases, Textiles|

Bolt Threads Raises $50 Million and Forms New Partnership to Advance Textile Manufacturing

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bolt Threads, an American-based biotechnology company creating the next generation of high performance fabrics, today announced it has raised $50 million in Series C financing. Existing investor Formation 8 led the round, along with new investors, including Nan [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News, Textiles|

Bolt Threads Raises $32.3M Series B to Scale up Engineered Silk Fabrics

After launching the rebrand of Refactored Materials into the more consumer friendly name Bolt Threads at last year’s SynBioBeta SF, rising star Dan Widmaier, the CEO just announced the closing of a 32.3 million series B financing. The latest financing [...]

By | June 9th, 2015|Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News, Textiles|