Sep 1, 2020

DMC Co-Founders Matt and Mike Finalists in EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020

01 September 2020 – DMC is proud to announce that Co-Founders Matt Lipscomb and Mike Lynch have been recognized as finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 Award for the Mountain Desert Region. The award celebrates what EY calls “unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world”.

Now in its 34th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors successful business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain groundbreaking companies that transform our world.

Matt Lipscomb, Ph.D., CEO & Co-Founder of DMC said, “For more than 30 years, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award has recognized game-changing business leaders. Entrepreneurs who have disrupted industries, created new product categories and successfully brought innovation to traditional industries as we are doing at DMC. Mike and I are humbled to be recognized by a program with this legacy. Credit goes to the whole DMC team for their sustained committed and hard work.”

Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity, financial performance, societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company, innovation and talent management. In total, 23 business leaders were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges. The Award winners will be announced during a virtual event on 7 October 2020.

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DMC is a US biobased specialty chemical company which makes products using microbial fermentation. DMC’s metabolic engineering process simplifies biology to make fermentation more predictable, robust, and efficient. By unleashing the power of biology, DMC is on track to address two of the global challenges of our time: sustainably and affordably feeding a growing world population and reducing greenhouse gas emissions through efficient production of (bio)chemicals. For more information, visit:

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