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Chromatin

Description

Developer and seller of hybrid, drought tolerant sorghum seeds and next-generation sorghum for both traditional agriculture markets and for uses in new applications intended to meet the world's growing demand for sustainable agricultural systems. The company's hybrid, drought tolerant sorghum seeds are produced using latest breeding methodologies and by combining sorghum varieties with diverse traits, so that that they can be cultivated on over 80% of the world's agricultural land, enabling farmers worldwide to produce crops optimized for traditional agriculture or for bio-industrial processes that create renewable chemicals, materials and fuels.

2001

Founded

PRIVATE

Status

51-200

Employees

PE Growth

Latest Deal Type

$13.7M

Latest Deal Amount

$148M

Total Amount Raised

Description

Developer and seller of hybrid, drought tolerant sorghum seeds and next-generation sorghum for both traditional agriculture markets and for uses in new applications intended to meet the world's growing demand for sustainable agricultural systems. The company's hybrid, drought tolerant sorghum seeds are produced using latest breeding methodologies and by combining sorghum varieties with diverse traits, so that that they can be cultivated on over 80% of the world's agricultural land, enabling farmers worldwide to produce crops optimized for traditional agriculture or for bio-industrial processes that create renewable chemicals, materials and fuels.

Website:

www.chromatininc.com

Ownership Status

Privately Held (backing)

Financing Status

Private Equity-Backed

Primary Industry

Cultivation

Other Industries

Other Agriculture

Primary Office

10 South LaSalle Street Suite 2100 Chicago, IL 60603United States +1 (312) 292-5400
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Chromatin Valuation and Funding

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Chromatin Cap Table

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Chromatin Investors (19)

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Investor NameInvestor TypeHoldingInvestor SinceParticipating RoundsBoard
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Adventures IV LLCOtherMinority000 0000000 0000
BP VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalMinority000 0000000 0000
Burrill & CoMerchant Banking FirmMinority000 0000000 0000
California Energy CommissionGovernment000 0000000 0000
Foragen Technologies ManagementVenture CapitalMinority000 0000000 0000
Adventures IV LLC Other
BP Ventures Corporate Venture Capital
Burrill & Co Merchant Banking Firm
California Energy Commission Government
Foragen Technologies Management Venture Capital

Chromatin Executive Team (9)

NameTitleBoard
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Daphne Preuss Ph.DCo-Founder, President, Board Member & Chief Executive Officer
Troy RandolphChief Financial Officer
Mike BattinDirector, National Sales
Jeff WidderExecutive Vice President
Greg Copenhaver Ph.DCo-Founder & Member of the Scientific Advisory Board
Daphne Preuss Ph.D Co-Founder, President, Board Member & Chief Executive Officer
Troy Randolph Chief Financial Officer
Mike Battin Director, National Sales
Jeff Widder Executive Vice President
Greg Copenhaver Ph.D Co-Founder & Member of the Scientific Advisory Board

Chromatin Board Members (7)

NameRepresentingRoleSinceContact
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Armand LavoieSelfBoard Member000 0000
Bob SaulWood Creek Capital ManagementManaging Director000 0000
David ZimmermanSelfBoard Member000 0000
John Greaves Ph.DSelfBoard Member000 0000
Meghan Sharp Ph.DBP VenturesManaging Director - Americas000 0000
Armand Lavoie Board Member Self
Bob Saul Managing Director Wood Creek Capital Management
David Zimmerman Board Member Self
John Greaves Ph.D Board Member Self
Meghan Sharp Ph.D Managing Director - Americas BP Ventures
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