TechAccel Invests Again in Benson Hill Bio

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data

Benson Hill Biosystems is a St. Louis based company focusing on getting them most from the genetic potential of plants using data analytics. Technology Acceleration Partners (TechAccel) has made a recent investment in Benson Hill, making up a part of their recent drive to raise $25 million. TechAccel’s was also part of Benson Hill’s earlier fundraising efforts.

“Benson Hill brings cloud biology to agriculture, applying a revolutionary convergence of big data, plant biology and predictive analytic technology to enable crop enhancements,” said Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., President and CEO of TechAccel. “We are supporting this unique technology with strategic science advancement in target markets that complement Benson Hill’s core focus.”

TechAccel is a venture and technology development company focused in agriculture and animal health. The company invests in or acquires new technology and funds science advancement programs with research university partners to assist in commercialization.