Ynsect is a biotech company that designs, builds, and operates insect production and processing facilities for the production of feed for fish and poultry.

Ynsect's main activities include the bioconversion of organic resources by insects, and their processing into nutrients for feed applications (proteins, lipids, and others) and non-food applications (polysaccharides and derivatives, organic fertilizers, bioenergy, and others).

Ynsect was founded in 2011 & is based in Paris, France, it also has an office in Jura, France.


Ynsect offers Protein-Rich Insect Material, a nutritional product that is a mix of proteins and bioactive molecules to improve fish growth and survivability.


Ynsect is backed by investors including Bpifrance, European Commission, Future Positive Capital, Astanor Ventures, & Talis Capital among others. The company raised €20M in it's latest funding of a "Grant" round on Jun 11, 2019. This brings Ynsect's total funding to $172.1M, to date.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $1472.1M in 7 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Grant)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M to $20M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Evry
  • State: Ile-de-France
  • Country: France
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