Valley Growth Ventures Announces Investment in BIOHM Health, a Biotech Firm Revolutionizing the Microbiome Industry
Local Venture Capital Firm Backs BIOHM's Innovative Approach to Gut Health with Strategic Investment
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Valley Growth Ventures is pleased to announce that its newest addition to its portfolio of high-growth companies is BIOHM Health Inc., a biotech firm focused on revolutionizing the microbiome industry. BIOHM's cutting-edge technology has the potential to transform the way we view and treat gut health, which is linked to many chronic health conditions.
With this investment, Valley Growth Ventures continues its mission to support innovative, forward-thinking companies that are poised to make a significant impact in their respective fields. BIOHM's unique approach to improving gut health has already attracted attention from leading experts in the field, and we are excited to help propel their growth and success.
"BIOHM has the potential to disrupt the microbiome industry by offering a comprehensive approach to gut health that no other company is currently providing," said Ernie Knight, Managing Director of Valley Growth Ventures. "We are thrilled to partner with BIOHM and its top tier investors to help provide the resources and expertise they need to achieve their full potential."
BIOHM's technology is the result of years of research and development, and their flagship product, BIOHM Total Probiotic, is already gaining popularity among consumers who seek a more holistic approach to gut health. The product is formulated with the company's patented blend of probiotic bacteria and fungi, which work together to improve gut health and overall wellness.
"We are delighted to have Valley Growth Ventures as our partner in this journey," said Afif Ghannoum, CEO of BIOHM. "Their expertise and resources will be invaluable in helping us scale our business and bring our innovative technology to more people who are seeking better gut health."
Valley Growth Ventures is committed to supporting the growth of promising companies like BIOHM and looks forward to seeing their continued success in the years to come.
VGV Makes New Investment in Microbiome Innovation Company
BIOHM Health is a microbiome innovation company that uses microbiome data to develop science-backed, targeted probiotic ingredients and products for use in food, beverage, and nutrition verticals. The company sells microbiome-based products and tests to consumers directly, and to businesses through ingredient and testing partnerships, to address the health and wellness opportunities within the $11.5 billion probiotics and $1 billion at-home gut testing markets. BIOHM differentiates itself from competitors by its proprietary microbiome database, growing patent portfolio, its expertise in the microbiome, and its ability to turn microbiome data into clinically proven ingredients. With a growing number of patented products backed by in-vitro and/or clinical trials, BIOHM’s products are manufactured in the US using high-quality standards and are sold through an omnichannel model.
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