press releases

March 13th 2017

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.

January 24th 2017

NexSteppe is Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology

December 14th 2016

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.

December 9th 2016

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.

November 10th 2016

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.

November 10th 2016

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.

November 3rd 2016

NexSteppe Ranked #10 Hottest Emerging Company in the Advanced Bioeconomy

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.

March 30th 2016

NexSteppe CEO Selected to Receive the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

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.

February 17th 2016

NexSteppe Ranked #45 Hottest Company in the Bioeconomy

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

January 25th 2016

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.

November 11th 2015

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.

June 14th 2015

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

April 15th 2015

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

November 10th 2014

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

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

October 6th 2014

NexSteppe is Named in the 2014 Global Cleantech 100

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology

September 23rd 2014

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

June 5th 2014

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

April 16th 2014

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

November 12th 2013

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.

October 9th 2013

NexSteppe is Named in the 2013 Global Cleantech 100

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology.

April 16th 2013

NexSteppe Launches Purpose-Designed Crops for Biofuels, Biopower and Biobased Products

Malibu and Palo Alto Sorghum Hybrids Provide Scalable, Reliable, and Sustainable Feedstock Options for the Biobased Industries

October 2nd 2012

NexSteppe Named to Global Cleantech 100 List

NexSteppe, a company dedicated to pioneering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries, has been named to the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 list.

January 4th 2012

DuPont and NexSteppe to Collaborate on New Feedstocks for Renewable Industry

DuPont and NexSteppe to Collaborate on New Feedstocks for Renewable Industry - Collaboration Aimed at Development of New Sweet Sorghum and High Biomass Sorghum Hybrids

December 21st 2011

NexSteppe Raises $14 Million In Series B Funding Round

NexSteppe, a company dedicated to pioneering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for the biofuels, biopower and biobased products industries, today announced raising $14M in its second round of funding.