zuChem Overview

  • Founded
  • 2001

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 12

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Investors
  • 9

zuChem General Information

Description

Developer of a bioprocess technology intended to revolutionize glycobiology and carbohydrate chemistry. The company's technology combines bioprocess and chemical systems to make glycochemicals and other specialized sugar 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

Website
www.zuchem.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Biotechnology
Other Industries
Specialty Chemicals
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
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-May-2021 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Grant 01-Aug-2018 00000 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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zuChem Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Takasago International Corporation Tokyo, Japan 0000 00000000
0000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Chicago, IL 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
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zuChem Patents

zuChem Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20180245118-A1 Production of activated tdp-deoxysugars in recombinant microorganisms Pending 17-Aug-2015 000000000
US-20180194794-A1 Activated n-acetylated sugars and oligosaccharides Inactive 15-Jun-2015 000000000
EP-2627776-B1 Production of xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars Active 11-Oct-2010 000000000
EP-2627776-A1 Production of xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars Active 11-Oct-2010 000000000
US-9624517-B2 Production of xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars Active 11-Oct-2010 C12P19/00
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zuChem Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Demirjian Ph.D Co-Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Jeffrey Whitnell Chief Financial Officer & Advisor
Michael Racine Ph.D Director of Fermentation Technology & Board Member
Raymond Willis Co-Founder & Advisor
Rajni Aneja Co-Founder, Board Member & Senior Strategic Advisor
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zuChem Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
David Demirjian Ph.D zuChem Co-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
Michael Racine Ph.D zuChem Director of Fermentation Technology & Board Member 000 0000
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zuChem Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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zuChem Investors (9)

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 18-Jun-2018 00000 0000 Food Products 00000 000
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