Benson Hill Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 194
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • PIPE
  • (In Progress)
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $225M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 34

Benson Hill General Information

Description

Developer of crop design and food innovation engine intended to facilitate the production of healthy and sustainable crops. The company's platform leverages and combines machine learning and big data with genome editing and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the crop development process, enabling farmers to ensure improved precision and fewer breeding cycles.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Benson Hill Biosystems
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Agriculture
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Commercial Services
Primary Office
  • 1001 North Warson Road
  • Saint Louis, MO 63132
  • United States
+1 (314) 000-0000

Benson Hill Timeline

2018201920202021
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Benson Hill Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. PIPE 10-May-2021 $225M 00000 In Progress Generating Revenue
10. Reverse Merger 10-May-2021 00000 00000 000 Announced Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series D) 18-Dec-2020 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Debt - PPP 14-Apr-2020 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Debt - General 31-Mar-2020 00.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series C1) 31-May-2019 000.00 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 16-Nov-2018 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 02-Mar-2017 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 20-Aug-2015 $10.3M $10.3M 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Grant 01-Jan-2014 $370K Completed Startup
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Benson Hill Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series C-1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 00,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series B 20,276,569 $0.001000 $1.24 $1.24 1x $1.24 16.5%
Series A 14,419,527 $0.001000 $0.75 $0.75 1x $0.75 11.73%
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Benson Hill Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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194 As of 2021
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Benson Hill Competitors (16)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Computomics Venture Capital-Backed Tübingen, Germany 00 00000 000000000000 00000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Durham, NC 00 00000 00000000000 00000
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Cambridge, MA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Woodland, CA 00 00000 000000000 00000
00000 Formerly VC-backed San Diego, CA 000 00000 000000&0 00000
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Benson Hill Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Matthew Crisp Co-Founder, President, Board Member & Chief Executive Officer
DeAnn Brunts Chief Financial Officer & Board Member
Chris Wilkins Chief Operating Officer
Adam Javan Chief Strategy Officer
Jason Bull Co-Chief Technology Officer
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Benson Hill Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
Andrew Wheeler GV Board Member 000 0000
Dan Jacobi JD Benson Hill Chairman 000 0000
Daniel Watkins Ph.D Mercury Fund Board Member 000 0000
David Lee Self Board Member 000 0000
Deanie Elsner Benson Hill Board Member 000 0000
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Benson Hill Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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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Benson Hill Investors (34)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Daniel Griffis Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
E-Mart Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Four Palms Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GS Group Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Benson Hill Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 0000 0000 00 10-May-2021 000000000000000000 Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) 0000000 00000
eMerge Genetics 19-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition Horticulture 0000000 00000
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