Shiru is proud to be a recipient of the Elizabeth Elting Venture Fund Award for 2020–21

Our Founder & CEO Jasmin Hume led Shiru through the Endless Frontier Labs mentorship program to accelerate science & tech-based start-ups. This important & valuable program is supported by the Liz Elting foundation that invests in women-led start-ups that advance human welfare using science & technology.

Shiru’s approach is based upon deep science with a mission to help fuel the food industry to feed the world sustainable today and in the future.

Shiru is very grateful to receive this support & funding to accelerate our important mission.

Swati joins Shiru with 12 years of experience in engineering microbial strains for the production of proteins, natural products, and sustainable chemicals.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Swati Choudhary as Shiru’s Head of Strain Engineering. Shiru’s mission is to feed people sustainably by leveraging machine learning and precision biology to identify and create ideal food proteins.

CEO and founder Jasmin Hume noted, “We have a huge opportunity to…

by Jasmin Hume, PhD, founder & CEO of Shiru

Today we announce closing our seed round of funding to support Shiru’s mission of creating better protein ingredients. Shiru’s goal is to feed people more sustainably, leveraging technologies including machine learning and precision biology to discover and create enhanced proteins capable of replacing animal-based alternatives without sacrificing quality or nutrition…


Shiru creates enhanced proteins by leveraging computational design to feed the world sustainably.

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