Lygos Overview

  • Founded
  • 2010
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 35
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt - PPP
  • Investors
  • 13

Lygos General Information

Description

Developer of a full-stack biological engineering platform intended to generate microbial catalysts and specialty chemicals. The company's platform is based on a high-throughout combination of computational modeling, unique microbe engineering and screening, combined with deep learning to identify and develop new bio-routes to chemicals, enabling medical institutions to convert agricultural feedstocks into fine and commodity chemicals.

Contact Information

Website
Formerly Known As
KFK, Inc.
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Agricultural Chemicals
Other Industries
Biotechnology
Primary Office
  • 1249 Eighth Street
  • Berkeley, CA 94710
  • United States
+1 (510) 000-0000

Lygos Timeline

2017201820192020
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Lygos Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
16. Debt - PPP 13-Apr-2020 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
15. Grant 03-Jun-2019 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
14. Grant 11-Mar-2019 00000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
13. Later Stage VC (Series B2) 23-Jan-2019 0000 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Corporate 01-Dec-2018 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Later Stage VC (Series B) 17-Jul-2018 000.00 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Grant 15-Sep-2017 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Early Stage VC (Series A) 12-Jul-2017 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Accelerator/Incubator 23-Mar-2016 $120K $122K 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Grant 11-Mar-2016 $300K $2.28K Completed Generating Revenue
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Lygos Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B2 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A-6 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A-5 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A-4 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A-3 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A-2 13,404,958 $0.001000 $0.73 $0.73 1x $0.73 15.11%
Series A-1 6,648,543 $0.001000 8% $0.18 $0.18 1x $0.18 7.5%
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Lygos Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Agricultural Chemicals
Berkeley, CA
35 As of 2020
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Lygos Competitors (16)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Zymergen Venture Capital-Backed Emeryville, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
000 Venture Capital-Backed Boulder, CO 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Berkeley, CA 00 0000 00000000000 0000
0000000 Corporation Roslin, United Kingdom 0 0000000000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Seattle, WA 0 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
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Lygos Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Eric Steen Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Bryce Dille Vice President of Finance
Leonard Katz Board Member, Co-Founder & Advisor
Jay Keasling Co-Founder, Board Member & Advisor
Charles Cooney Ph.D Advisor
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Lygos Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Brad Gillespie Ph.D IA Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Eric Steen Ph.D Lygos Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Jay Keasling Lygos Co-Founder, Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Leonard Katz Lygos Board Member, Co-Founder & Advisor 000 0000
Richard Bailey Ph.D Self Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
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Lygos 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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Lygos Investors (13)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
LG Technology Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CJ CheilJedang Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Fifty Years Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
First Round Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
FundersClub VC-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Lygos Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 15-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 000 Biotechnology 0000 00000 00.0
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Lygos Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
0000000 Biotechnology San Diego, CA 0000
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