Volume 95 Issue 45 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: November 13, 2017

Provivi, NBD get investment from BASF

Department: Business
Keywords: Start-ups, BASF, Provivi, NBD

BASF is among the investors in two chemistry-based start-ups. Along with DuPont Pioneer and venture capital firms, BASF is participating in a $31.5 million series B funding round for Provivi, which is developing pheromones for pest control. Provivi was one of C&EN’s 10 Start-Ups to Watch in 2015. Separately, BASF is leading an $8 million series B financing round in NBD Nanotechnologies, a developer of additives and coatings that modify surfaces with properties such as repellency and adhesion.

 
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