Zuchem Overview

  • Founded
  • 2001
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 13
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $147K
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 10

Zuchem General Information


Producer of unique sugar-based products intended to revolutionize the field of glycobiology and carbohydrate chemistry. The company's products manufacture food ingredients, specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical carbohydrates by combining unique bioprocess and chemical technologies to make glycochemicals and other specialized sugar made through biocatalysis and microbial whole-cell fermentation, enabling pharmaceutical, food, agriculture, flavor and fragrances and specialty chemicals industries to use the glycochemicals as key components of many antibiotics, anticancer and antiviral drugs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Multi-line Chemicals
Other Industries
Other Chemicals and Gases
Other Commercial Products
Primary Office
  • PeoriaNext Innovation Center
  • 801 West Main Street
  • Peoria, IL 60612
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

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Zuchem Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Grant 30-Apr-2019 $147K 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 06-Jun-2017 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Grant 01-Jan-2016 00.00 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 15-Apr-2013 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Grant 01-Jan-2013 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2005 00.000 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC 10-Mar-2004 00.000 00.000 Completed Startup
2. Grant 23-Sep-2003 $600K $850K Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 08-May-2003 $850K $850K Completed Startup
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Zuchem Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Multi-line Chemicals
Peoria, IL
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Zuchem Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
0000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Chicago, IL 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
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Zuchem Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Demirjian Ph.D Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Jeffrey Whitnell Chief Financial Officer & Advisor
Daniel Cummings JD Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
Rajni Aneja Co-Founder & Advisor
Raymond Willis Co-Founder & Advisor
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Zuchem Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
David Demirjian Ph.D Zuchem Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Douglas Stewart Zuchem Board Member 000 0000
Grant Brewen Ph.D Zuchem Board Member 000 0000
Jim McConoughey Zuchem Board Member 000 0000
Nelson Levy Zuchem Board Member 000 0000
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Zuchem Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Zuchem Investors (10)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
National Institutes of Health Government 000 0000 000000 0
Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Department of Energy Government 000 0000 000000 0
National Science Foundation Government 000 0000 000000 0
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Government 000 0000 000000 0
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Zuchem Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 000000 00000 18-Jun-2018 00000 0000000 Food Products 00000 000000000 00.0
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