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Minus

Coffee without beans.

About

Founded

2020

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Industry

Food & Beverage, Climate

Company Description

We create delicious products through fermentation. Our #1 product: Beanless coffee, crafted to conserve. Minus produces coffee using 94% less water than traditional coffee, 91% less GHG emissions, and shorter supply chains.

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Funding

Total Raised

$4.5 million

Valuation

Undisclosed

Significant Investors

SVLC, Humboldt Fund, Collaborative Fund, Maple VC, Petri Bio, Lowercarbon Capital

Company Traction

  • As of June 2023, Minus claims its coffee avoids 16 tons of CO2 per ton of coffee. 
  • As of June 2023, Minus claims its coffee uses 94% less water and creates 91% less greenhouse gas emissions.
  • As of June 2023, Minus has 1,092 Instagram followers and 104 TikTok followers.

Leadership Team

  • Maricel Saenz: Founder & CEO of Minus. Former Co-Founder & CEO of Nextbiotics.
  • James Pearce: Head of Technology at Minus. Former Chief Scientific Officer at Boost Biomes.

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