Nasekomo Journey

Inspired by nature, we grow insects to feed animals

JUNE 2017

Nasekomo founded by Olga Marcenac, Xavier Marcenac and Marc Bolard. We become the first insect-rearing farm in the South-East European region.

OCTOBER 2017

Lab phase of our growth plan completed. We learned how to master our insect's lifecycle in a controlled environment.

JANUARY 2018

Nasekomo becomes the Chivas Venture finalist for Bulgaria.

FĐ•BRUARY 2018

First round of 1M Eur raised from private investors. The funds were used to complete our lab and demo factory phases, as well as expand the team.

JUNE 2018

Demo factory in Bulgaria fully functional. Our capacities meet the needs to small- to medium-sized clients.

DECEMBER 2018

The team grows 6 times since inception to support growth. Experts in the areas of industrialization, entomology, quality assurance, operations, agtech, and IT join the team.

FEBRUARY 2019

Nasekomo is among 5 insect producers in Europe to secure needed permits for sale of insect protein.

APRIL 2019

Nasekomo is accepted in the Climate-KIC Accelerator program that supports green companies developing sustainable solutions

APRIL 2019

First several tons of insect meal shipped to clients in the European union - pet food and aquafeed producers.

JUNE 2019

LOI signed with a major agro-industry producer to secure co-product supply to meet our mid-term needs.