Zucara Overview

  • Founded
  • 2015
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 10
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $21M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 8

Zucara General Information


Developer of a novel drug therapy designed to prevent hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. The company's drug therapy is delivered as a once-daily subcutaneous injection, which will benefit patients by addressing the significant morbidity and mortality associated with hypoglycemia, enabling healthcare providers to change diabetes disease management and improve both patient health and quality of life.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Drug Discovery
Other Industries
Primary Office
  • 1300-661 University Avenue
  • Toronto, Ontario M5G 0B7
  • Canada

Zucara Timeline

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Zucara Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Early Stage VC (Series A) 31-Mar-2020 $21M 000.00 Completed Clinical Trials - Phase 1
7. Grant 12-Jul-2019 0000 00.000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
6. Debt - General 09-Apr-2018 00.00 00.000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
5. Accelerator/Incubator 09-Feb-2018 00000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
4. Grant 08-Feb-2018 00000 00000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
3. Grant 21-Sep-2017 00000 Completed Pre-Clinical Trials
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 03-Nov-2016 Cancelled Startup
1. Early Stage VC 03-Nov-2016 $525K $525K Completed Startup
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Zucara Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Michael Midmer Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Richard Liggins Ph.D Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Michael Riddell Ph.D Co-Founder & Chairman of Clinical Advisory Board
David Coy Ph.D Advisor
Mladen Vranic Ph.D Advisor
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Zucara Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Christopher Garabedian Self Board Member 000 0000
Claude Piche Ph.D Zucara Chairman 000 0000
Frederick Callori Self Board Member 000 0000
Luc Mainville Self Chairman 000 0000
Michael Martin Zucara Board Member 000 0000
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Zucara Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Zucara Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Perceptive Advisors Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Xontogeny Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GlycoNet Other 000 0000 000000 0
JLABS Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
National Research Council Canada Government 000 0000 000000 0
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