Sound Overview

  • Founded
  • 2013

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 149

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series D

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $75M

  • Investors
  • 17

Sound General Information

Description

Provider of hydraulic enhancement products for crops intended to improve harvest yields and water use efficiency across a variety of crops. The company's products show higher field trial yields under both irrigated and dryland conditions, compared to untreated control plots, enabling farmers and growers to improve agriculture by tackling some of the challenges that they encounter.

Contact Information

Website
www.sound.ag
Formerly Known As
Asilomar Bio
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Cultivation
Other Industries
Other Agriculture
Primary Office
  • 5858 Horton Street
  • Suite 575
  • Emeryville, CA 94608
  • United States
+1 (833) 000-0000

Sound Timeline

2020202120222023
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Sound Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Later Stage VC (Series D) 07-Dec-2022 $75M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series C3) 19-Aug-2021 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Debt - PPP 29-Jun-2020 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series C2) 28-Apr-2020 00.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 30-Dec-2019 0000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series B) 27-Nov-2017 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Grant 01-Jan-2016 00000 000 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 17-Jun-2015 000 000 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Grant 01-Aug-2014 $764K Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
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Sound Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 000
Series C3 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C2 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00 00 00 00 00.000
Series A2 1,929,621 $0.000010 $0.08 $1.06 $1.06 1x $1.06 4.81%
Series A1 1,088,055 $0.000010 $0.07 $0.93 $0.93 1x $0.93 2.71%
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Sound Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Provider of hydraulic enhancement products for crops intended to improve harvest yields and water use efficiency across
Cultivation
Emeryville, CA
149 As of 2023
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North Bend, NE
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Sound Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
CropMetrics Formerly VC-backed North Bend, NE 0 00.00 000000&0 00.00
00000 0000 Venture Capital-Backed Wigan, United Kingdom 0 000 0000000000 0 000
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Sound Patents

Sound Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
AU-2021284383-A1 Compounds and methods for stimulating plants Pending 03-Jun-2020 000000000
CA-3174151-A1 Compounds and methods for stimulating plants Pending 03-Jun-2020 000000000
EP-3942051-A4 Programmable epigenetic control of gene expression in plants Pending 18-Mar-2019 00000000000 0
JP-2022526251-A Programmable epigenetic regulation of gene expression in plants Pending 18-Mar-2019 00000000000
AU-2020240067-A1 Programmable epigenetic control of gene expression in plants Pending 18-Mar-2019 C12N15/63
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Sound Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Adam Litle Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Travis Bayer Ph.D Co-Founder, Board Member & Chief Technology Officer
Eric Davidson Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Administrative Officer
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Sound Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
Adam Litle Sound Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Cheryl Martin Ph.D Self Chairwoman 000 0000
Clay Mitchell Self Board Member 000 0000
David Pierson Syngenta Group Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Michael Wilbur Cavallo Ventures Board Member 000 0000
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Sound 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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Sound Investors (17)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
BMO Capital Markets Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
FootPrint Coalition Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Leaps by Bayer Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Northpond Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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