(TechCrunch) Pluton Biosciences takes its carbon-fixing microbes to market with a fresh $16.6M

Pluton Biosciences is hard at work identifying beneficial microorganisms and putting them to work in agriculture, and just raised a $16.5 million Series A round to commercialize its most promising finds.

The company raised its $6.6 million seed round in 2021, and I reported then about its approach of identifying and isolating microbes and bacteria that perform useful work. Nature is pretty good at solving problems via billions of years of evolution, and there’s tremendous biodiversity in every scoop of soil or microbiome. Read more in this TechCrunch article!