Category: Press Releases


NexSteppe Sorghum Products Approved for Commercial Sale in the European Union

NexSteppe announced today that the European Union has fully approved two NexSteppe Sorghum hybrids for commercial sale in the region.


NexSteppe is Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100

NexSteppe is Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100 January 24th

24th January

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology



NexSteppe Malibu Sweet Sorghum and Palo Alto Biomass Sorghum Approved for Commercial Sale in South Africa

NexSteppe announced today that the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has approved four NexSteppe sorghum hybrids for commercial sale in country.


NexSteppe Confirms Expansion From Brazil Across Latin America

NexSteppe announced today their business is expanding beyond its existing Brazil footprint into other counties in Latin America.


NexSteppe and Longping Partner to Develop Solutions for Bioenergy and Land Remediation in China

NexSteppe announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Longping High-Tech Arable Land Remediation Technology Company, a subsidiary of the leading Chinese seed company, Longping High-Tech.


Anna Rath, NexSteppe CEO, Named in Brazil’s 100 Most Influential Executives in Energy

NexSteppe announced today that Anna Rath, CEO, has been granted an award acknowledging her as one of the top 100 in Most Influential People in Energy in Brazil by Full Energy Magazine.


NexSteppe Ranked #10 Hottest Emerging Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy

NexSteppe Ranked #10 Hottest Emerging Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy November 3rd

3rd November

NexSteppe announced today that it is ranked #10 on Biofuels Digest’s list of the Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2016-17.



NexSteppe CEO Selected to Receive the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

NexSteppe CEO Selected to Receive the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award March 30th

30th March

President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award.



NexSteppe Ranked #45 Hottest Company in the Bioeconomy

NexSteppe Ranked #45 Hottest Company in the Bioeconomy February 17th

17th February

NexSteppe announced it is ranked #46 on Biofuels Digest’s list of the Hottest Companies in the Bioeconomy for 2015-16.



NexSteppe is Named in the 2015 Global Cleantech 100 List

Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through its i3 Connect platform and global events.


NexSteppe Ranked #10 Hottest Small Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Ranked #10 on Biofuels Digest’s list of the Hottest Small Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2015-16.


NexSteppe Ranked #6 Hottest Feedstock Development and Supply Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Announced today it is ranked #6 on Biofuels Digest’s list of the Hottest Feedstock Development and Supply Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy


NexSteppe Demonstrates Dedicated Biomass Crops at Commercial Scale

Palo Alto Biomass Sorghum Hybrids Provide a Scalable, Reliable, High-Quality, Cost-Effective Biomass Feedstock for Power and Electricity Generation and Cellulosic Biofuels


NexSteppe Ranked #4 Hottest Small Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy and #35 Hottest Company in Bioenergy

NexSteppe Ranked #4 Hottest Small Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy and #35 Hottest Company in Bioenergy November 10th

10th November

NexSteppe, a company dedicated to pioneering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for the biobased industries, announced today it is ranked #4 on Biofuels Digest’s



NexSteppe is Named in the 2014 Global Cleantech 100

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology


NexSteppe Raises $22M in Series C Financing

New Investors Total Energy Ventures and ELFH Holding join existing investors Braemar Energy Ventures, CYM Ventures and DuPont Ventures


NexSteppe Chosen as Best “Great Green” Start-up at Fortune’s Brainstorm GREEN Conference

NexSteppe Chosen as Best “Great Green” Start-up at Fortune’s Brainstorm GREEN Conference June 5th

5th June

NexSteppe Chosen as Best “Great Green” Start-up at Fortune’s Brainstorm GREEN Conference



NexSteppe’s Palo Alto Biomass Sorghum Emerges as Key Solution to Brazil’s Energy Woes

Palo Alto Sorghum Hybrids Provide a Scalable, Reliable, Cost-Effective Feedstock for Power and Electricity Generation in Brazil


Biomass Sorghum Grows as an Alternative for Bioenergy

Cost competitiveness and high agricultural performance in different regions of the country are the main factors behind the acreage growth of planted biomass sorghum in the bioenergy market.


NexSteppe is Named in the 2013 Global Cleantech 100

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology.