Owlstone Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2004

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 7


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $908K

  • Investors
  • 1

Owlstone General Information


Developer of a complete chemical detection system designed to detect a wide range of airborne or dissolved chemical agents. The company's reprogrammable system utilizes an advanced variant of ion mobility spectrometry to exploit the unique properties of ionized products of the chemical sample, enabling researchers to ensure the purity and quality of chemical samples with improved sensitivity and selectivity.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Owlstone Nanotech
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Hardware
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Corporate Office
  • 320 Boston Post Road
  • Suite 180, #1022
  • Darien, CT 06820
  • United States
+1 (203) 000-0000

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Owlstone Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Later Stage VC 27-Jul-2023 $908K 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 02-May-2019 00.00 Cancelled Generating Revenue
6. Grant 01-Mar-2016 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 14-May-2015 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 12-May-2014 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC 10-Apr-2013 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round 07-Feb-2011 $1.41M $1.41M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Spin-Off 01-Jan-2004 Completed Startup
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Owlstone Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Darien, CT
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Cedar Park, TX
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Owlstone Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
VUV Analytics Venture Capital-Backed Cedar Park, TX 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
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Owlstone Patents

Owlstone Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20220221425-A1 Sensor system Pending 31-May-2019 0000000000 00
GB-201907756-D0 Sensor system Active 31-May-2019
GB-2584334-B Sensor system Active 31-May-2019 0000000000 0
GB-2584334-A Sensor system Active 31-May-2019 0000000000 0
EP-3977111-A1 Sensor system Pending 31-May-2019 G01N27/624
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Owlstone Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bret Bader Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Thomas Finn Chief Financial Officer
Ashley Wilks Ph.D Chief Scientific Officer
Andrew Koehl Ph.D Co-Founder
David Ruiz-Alonso Ph.D Co-Founder & Board Member
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Owlstone Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
Bret Bader Owlstone Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
David Ruiz-Alonso Ph.D Self Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
Yiannis Monovoukas Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
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Owlstone 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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Owlstone Investors (1)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Innovate UK Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
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Owlstone FAQs

  • When was Owlstone founded?

    Owlstone was founded in 2004.

  • Who is the founder of Owlstone?

    Andrew Koehl Ph.D and David Ruiz-Alonso Ph.D are the founders of Owlstone.

  • Who is the CEO of Owlstone?

    Bret Bader is the CEO of Owlstone.

  • Where is Owlstone headquartered?

    Owlstone is headquartered in Darien, CT.

  • What is the size of Owlstone?

    Owlstone has 7 total employees.

  • What industry is Owlstone in?

    Owlstone’s primary industry is Other Hardware.

  • Is Owlstone a private or public company?

    Owlstone is a Private company.

  • What is Owlstone’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Owlstone is 00000.

  • How much funding has Owlstone raised over time?

    Owlstone has raised $3.97M.

  • Who are Owlstone’s investors?

    Innovate UK has invested in Owlstone.

  • Who are Owlstone’s competitors?

    VUV Analytics is a competitor of Owlstone.

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