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Who We Are

We are a biotechnology start up in South Africa whose vision is to use biotechnology to build sustainable solutions for global challenges.


Our mission is to solve the problem of synthetic indigo dye used in denim colouring by providing natural indigo dye made by microorganisms as an alternative.

Our Reason To Exist

Through our existence, we aim to invigorate and promote the science sector in Africa, create sustainable solutions for a world that desperately needs them and have meaningful social impact by contributing to environmental protection and human advancement.

Our Team

Brendan Sholto Booysen


Current: Masters candidate in microbiology at Wits University.
Focus: Strategy and product development

Sona Mahendra


Current: MBA Candidate at Milpark Business School
Focus: Strategy, finance and legalities

We are currently incubated by OneBio.

Contact Us

Address: Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, Braamfontein