Beachy grows Kultevat, looks to raise $25 million

By E.B. Solomont, Biz Journals

Roger Beachy, founding president of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, is bringing a new venture to St. Louis: a company called Kultevat that plans to produce natural rubber from dandelion plants.

With plans to move to the Helix Center, Kultevat hopes to raise $25 million, mostly from local investors, to scale up production. (read more)