Cibus raises $70M in Series C Funding
Proceeds to be used to commercialize the company’s first product, SU Canola™, and further advance multiple crop platforms
San Diego, CA - June 26, 2018 - Cibus, a leader in the application of gene editing technologies for directed mutagenesis, announced it has raised $70 million in a Series C funding. The round was led by Fidelity Management and Research Company and was joined by several other high-profile investors, including Alexandria Venture Investments and Cormorant Asset Management.
Cibus names Jim Hinrichs Chief Financial Officer
San Diego - May 3, 2018 - Cibus, a leading advanced plant breeding company using the latest gene editing tools to produce food, crops, grain and seed for global markets, has appointed Jim Hinrichs as Chief Financial Officer. Hinrichs brings more than twenty-five years of extensive experience to the company.
Cibus leadership to present at prominent industry conferences
San Diego - May 2, 2018 - Cibus, a leading trait development and plant breeding company, will share its latest developments and discuss technology in agriculture and the future of food at multiple agriculture and technology conferences in the coming months. Executives will participate in discussions about its Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS™) and the latest advances in genome engineering for agriculture.