Front Range Biosciences’ co-founders are, from left, Chris Zalewski, chief science officer; Nick Hofmeister, chief operating officer; and Jonathan Vaught, chief executive. Courtesy Front Range Biosciences Inc.

Ag biotech firm Front Range Biosciences raises $1.5M

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email PrintLAFAYETTE — Front Range Biosciences Inc., a startup agricultural biotech firm based in Lafayette, has raised $1.5 million in funding from five venture-capital firms. Seed-round investors include Intuitive Private Equity, Salveo Capital, Sand Hill Angels, Harvard Business School Angel Alumni of New York and New York Angels. Front Range Biosciences, founded in November 2015, provides industrial-scale tissue culture propagation and advanced breeding for plants that will be less susceptible to…