Crowdfunding — it takes time to build a campaign, a great story to sell it, but at the core of it all is a fantastic product. After all, it really is just a presale. But, what is Nannofood going to sell? Continue reading
I have always been one to question societal norms and the paths set before me, so I have been going back and forth about where I will be going next year. I was sure I wanted to take the next 12 months “off,” or more accurately dedicate them to business, but then I visited Babson… Continue reading
This week I will be discussing crowdfunding; it’s how Nannofood will be launching for the first time to consumers next month. Continue reading
This week has been centered on working toward a launch – I have less than six weeks. It’s both exciting and horrifying.
Recently I went to Las Vegas to take part in the Thiel Foundation Summit, an event for young people who are working to change the world.
Finally our cultures are dense enough to begin to extract final products. After toiling over gallons of green, salty water we are finally collecting and storing quantities of it to concentrate and eventually dry. There are several methods for collecting the dry cells that I have thought about. We could filter Continue reading
Thus far I’ve spent more time writing procedures over all than doing anything else for this project. It seems so simple to just figure out how much of a substance is in another substance. But as I’m discovering even the process to quantify something as basic as sugars in our algae is incredible Continue reading
At the end of the first two months of school, I have made adequate progress. However, there is still much ahead.
Having only had two hours in the lab this past week, I am going to keep this post short. On Friday more of our equipment arrived in the mail: a protein skimmer and a heater for the horseshoe crab pool, raw chemical components of a new growth formula, and 2 liter flasks. With our newly acquired Continue reading
No one has really done conclusive or useful human trials to test Nannochloropsis. One trial was done in the 1960’s that in my opinion was poorly executed and came up with results that were far from sufficient (I am having trouble finding the study but I will post when I find it). The trials resulted Continue reading