Doyen Elements, Inc. Acquires 7GENx, LLC, A Hemp Genetics Company
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Doyen Elements, Inc. announces that on December 14, 2017, it entered into an equity purchase agreement to acquire 7GENx LLC, a Boulder, Colorado based hemp genetics research and development company for $4,200,000 pursuant to a promissory note due May 21, 2019.
7GENx LLC focuses on creating proprietary hemp cultivators to meet the current and emerging market demands for use in breeding for agricultural, industrial and medical purposes. Its team of scientists collect data and analysis the chemical, genetic and phenotypic profiles of hemp, allowing the company to create proprietary varieties of hemp that are targeted for specific uses for current or emerging markets. Additionally, 7GENx intends to restore regenerative hemp based agriculture, food, fuel and fiber economies for the health, safety and welfare of the planet by providing small select farms in Colorado (and other states with state approved hemp programs) with hemp cultivation and harvesting techniques, elevated organic methods and practices, and proprietary CBD rich hemp varieties that meet state hemp program standards.
Along with this acquisition, the Company entered into a 3-year employment agreement with 7GENx founder, Shane Davis. Mr. Davis brings 26 years of biological experience, with a Biology and Molecular Genetics emphasis at the University of Maryland/Europe & Dickinson State University. Shane background and experiences includes plant breeder, genetics and permaculture expert - combining techniques from agronomy, plant breeding, plant spirit, population and phylogenetic genetics, and carbon biotechnology.
Also, this acquisition enables 7GENx to expand their work with farm program partners which are a main source of geographic data collection and harvested proprietary whole plant hemp extracts that are designed for a line of hemp-based products to include, but not limited to; CBD rich dietary supplements for humans and animals and CBD rich body care products.
"We are delighted to add 7GENx to our portfolio of companies that are helping the Hemp industry move forward with efficiency and business know-how," says Jeff Hranicka, COO of Doyen Elements, Inc. "Hemp Technology is the future of agriculture and no other company is more apt to answer the need for the benefits of this plant than 7GENX. We look forward to seeing the research and implications that Shane and his team continue to develop."
"Hemp is one the most misunderstood plants in the United States," says Shane Davis of 7GENx. "We are looking forward to restoring its place as a diverse and crucial part of our agriculture and commerce ecosystem in the US and beyond. We are delighted to be able to further our research and development in the field of Hemp agriculture with our partnership with Doyen Elements, Inc., to restore regenerative hemp based agriculture, food, fuel and fiber economies for the health, safety and welfare of the planet."
About Doyen Elements Inc.
Launched in September 2016, Doyen Elements Inc. a US company, began as a consultancy firm and has evolved to include a research and development vertical for Industrial Hemp. Its leadership team merges traditional business management with a team of scientists that focus on data collection and analysis of chemical, genetic and phenotypic profiles of hemp, allowing the company to create proprietary varieties of hemp that are targeted for specific uses for the emerging markets.
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