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BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Provivi, Inc.

Provivi™ is developing a family of safe, effective, and economical pheromone solutions for crop protection. Pheromones are substances that serve as highly selective attractants for insects, allowing the control of deleterious pests while preserving beneficial insects. Provivi’s patented production method enables a step change in the cost of manufacturing pheromones, allowing use of this proven tool in high-acreage crops such as corn, rice, and soy. Provivi was founded in 2013, and its cofounders include Frances Arnold, PhD, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2018.

Key Facts

 

Investment Year:

2017


Location:

Santa Monica, CA (US)


Focus:

Pheromones for crop protection

 

Jacob E. Grose, PhD
Investment Manager
BASF Venture Capital GmbH Cambridge, USA
+1- 973 902 3006

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