Spiber

Spiber Overview

Founded 2007
Founded
Status Private
Employees 226
Employees
Latest Deal Type Later Stage VC
Latest Deal Amount $44M
Latest Deal Amount
Investors 11

Spiber General Information

Description

Developer of technologies designed for synthetic production of protein materials such as spider silk. The company's materials are primarily made out of spider silk fibroin proteins which makes the material more strong and silky, enabling consumers to get silk that is stronger than steel.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Products
Primary Office
  • 234-1 Mizukami Kakuganji
  • Yamagata
  • Tsuruoka, 997-0052
  • Japan

Spiber Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Spiber Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Later Stage VC 27-May-2019 $44M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Debt - General 23-Apr-2019 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Later Stage VC 01-Dec-2018 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Later Stage VC 29-Jun-2018 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 12-Jan-2018 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 23-Oct-2017 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 08-Oct-2015 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 19-Mar-2015 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 05-Nov-2014 $23.4M $23.4M Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 01-Apr-2013 Completed Startup

Spiber Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
0000 0000000000 Corporation Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 0

Spiber Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Junichi Sugahara Ph.D Executive Officer & Board Member
Kenji Higashi Executive Officer & Board Member
Kazuhide Sekiyama Representative Executive Officer & Board Member

1 Former Executive

Spiber Board Members (11)

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Name Representing Role Since
Hiroshi Takikawa Spiber Board Member 000 0000
Junichi Sugahara Ph.D Spiber Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Kaori Matsuhashi Self Board Member 000 0000
Kazuhide Sekiyama Spiber Representative Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Kenji Higashi Spiber Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000

2 Former Board Members

Spiber Investors (11)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Future Tech Labs Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Cool Japan Fund Government Minority 000 0000 000000 0
MUFG Bank Lender/Debt Provider Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Dai-Ichi Life Insurance Limited Partner Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Toyota Boshoku Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0

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