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About Kultevat, Inc.
Dan Swiger is an experienced entrepreneur, business executive, visionary, and inventor. Prior to starting Kultevat, Dan was the Founder and President of Mentor Capitalist, Incorporated, which provided a full range of resources and development strategies needed to increase revenues at startup and turnaround companies.
In 1995, Dan founded Yulex Corporation, a venture-backed company to commercialize an alternative rubber crop, guayule. Yulex is a bio-based materials science company, manufacturer, and marketer of hypo-allergenic natural rubber latex for the medical and specialty consumer products market. As COO and Chairman, Dan raised several million dollars in funding directly through equity and indirectly through the raising of capital for Yulexs university partners. He also oversaw the agricultural development program which tripled guayules rubber yields, the development of the first facility for guayule latex production, and the development of new markets for hypo-allergenic latex rubber.