Brightseed

Brightseed

Illuminating Nature's Intelligence

Sector Ingredient Systems

Founded 2017

Headquarters San Francisco, CA

Brightseed enables a healthier future by illuminating and activating the connections between people and plants. Despite centuries of wisdom proving the critical roles plants play in supporting our health, the majority of active compounds in the plant kingdom remain unexplored. Brightseed’s Forager® artificial intelligence reveals the most powerful actives hidden in plants and our team validates their impact on our biology.

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LEADERSHIP
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Jim Flatt

CEO and Co-Founder

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Lee Chae

CTO and Co-Founder

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Sofia Elizondo

COO and Co-Founder

ARTICLES
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06/20/20

Congratulations to our World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers 2020

Sanjeev Krishnan, S2G Ventures Managing Director and CIO, will ...Connecting Technology and Business to Create Healthy, Resilient Food Systems. 

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5/9/22

With A $120 Million War Chest, Brightseed Is Unlocking The Fat-Fighting Power Of Hemp

The AI-powered company is unlocking the hidden healing potential of plants by finding active compounds that could target specific conditions. Next up: diabetes and sleep disorders.

Forbes

9/15/20

Brightseed raises $27 million for phytonutrient identification tech used in food and nutraceuticals

Brightseed, the company launched by former Hampton Creek head of research and development, Jim Flatt, to identify the presence of specific nutrients in plants that are believed to boost human health, has raised $27 million in its latest round of funding, the company said.

TechCrunch

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