The Californian

Cal alum creates innovative eco-friendly company

Cal alum David Crinnion founded a start up that produces eco-friendly, biodegradable plastic made of algae. His experiences in the iQuest program helped him become a CEO.

Siddhant Gupta, Managing Editor

March 26, 2019

David Crinnion has started a company that produces biodegradable, environmentally-friendly plastic.  The catch? It’s made of algae. A 2014 Cal High graduate, Crinnion founded Algotek in 2017 during his senior year at the University of Oregon.  Algotek is a research and development ...