Phylos Overview

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 50


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $8.17M

  • Investors
  • 15

Phylos General Information


Operator of an agricultural genomics company intended to enhance the next generation of hemp and cannabis. The company offers a suite of tools using modern molecular genetics and computational biology to provide breeding and research services, enabling cannabis growers and cultivators to understand the breadth of genetics in their catalog, evaluate the development of additional varieties, and drive business growth.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Phylos Biosciences
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Agriculture
Corporate Office
  • 959 South East Division Street
  • Suite 420
  • Portland, OR 97214
  • United States
+1 (503) 000-0000

Phylos Timeline

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Phylos Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Later Stage VC 06-Nov-2023 $8.17M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series C) 01-Feb-2022 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 04-May-2021 00.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 26-Jan-2021 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series B1) 29-Apr-2020 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 15-Jan-2019 0000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Accelerator/Incubator 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series B) 17-Jan-2014 000 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A1) 30-Mar-2011 $1000K $2.4M 000 Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 14-Nov-2008 $1.4M $1.4M 00.00 Completed Startup
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Phylos Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C 00,000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series B 000,000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Series A1 109,811 $19.93 $19.93 1x $19.93 12.9%
Series A 355,716 $19.93 $19.93 $19.93 41.79%
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Phylos Patents

Phylos Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-PP35172-P2 Cannabis plant named ‘pct11204v’ Active 11-Mar-2022 00000000 00
EP-4381055-A1 Varin genes Pending 06-Aug-2021 0000000000
US-20240117450-A1 Powdery mildew markers for cannabis Pending 09-Feb-2021 0000000000
US-20220095544-A1 Qr code plant monitoring Pending 30-Sep-2020 00000000 0
CA-3190414-A1 Varin markers Pending 12-Aug-2020 A01H6/28
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Phylos Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ralph Risch Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Barbara Peachey Chief Financial Officer
Alisha Holloway Ph.D Chief Scientific Officer
Whitney Conroy Chief Commercial Officer
Barbara Mazur Ph.D Advisor
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Phylos Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
David Patterson Phylos Board Member 000 0000
Lada Rasochova Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
Mina Mishrikey Merida Capital Holdings Board Member 000 0000
Ralph Risch Phylos Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Rob Brown Ph.D Self Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
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Phylos Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Phylos Investors (15)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
OrganiGram Holdings Holding Company 000 0000 000000 0
The Arcview Group Angel Group Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Accomplice VC Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Merida Capital Holdings Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Arcadian Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Phylos FAQs

  • Who is the founder of Phylos?

    Nishan Karassik and Mowgli Holmes Ph.D are the founders of Phylos.

  • Who is the CEO of Phylos?

    Ralph Risch is the CEO of Phylos.

  • Where is Phylos headquartered?

    Phylos is headquartered in Portland, OR.

  • What is the size of Phylos?

    Phylos has 50 total employees.

  • What industry is Phylos in?

    Phylos’s primary industry is Other Agriculture.

  • Is Phylos a private or public company?

    Phylos is a Private company.

  • What is Phylos’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Phylos is 00000.

  • How much funding has Phylos raised over time?

    Phylos has raised $38.6M.

  • Who are Phylos’s investors?

    OrganiGram Holdings, The Arcview Group, Accomplice VC, Merida Capital Holdings, and Arcadian Capital are 5 of 15 investors who have invested in Phylos.

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