Zymergen Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Out of Business

  • Employees
  • 507


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Bankr. Admin/​Reorg

Zymergen General Information


Developer of microbe-based diversified inputs and technology intended for agricultural and industrial applications. The company specializes in designing, developing, and manufacturing bio-based breakthrough products that deliver value to customers in a broad range of industries with a combination of biology, chemistry, software, and automation, helping companies to design and create new materials.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Out of Business
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Other Materials
Other Agriculture
Corporate Office
  • 5959 Horton Street
  • Floor 7
  • Emeryville, CA 94608
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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Zymergen Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 03-Oct-2023 Completed Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
12. Merger/Acquisition 19-Oct-2022 00000 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. IPO 22-Apr-2021 00000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Later Stage VC (Series D) 29-Jul-2020 00000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Debt - General 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC (Series C) 13-Dec-2018 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Secondary Transaction - Private 29-Nov-2017 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Early Stage VC (Series B) 29-Nov-2017 000.00 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series B) 07-Oct-2016 $130M $174M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 04-Jun-2015 $36.6M $43.6M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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Zymergen Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 00,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series C 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A1 26,158,833 $0.001000 $0.02 $0.25 $0.25 1x $0.25 9.5%
Series A 21,998,250 $0.001000 $0.13 $1.66 $1.66 1x $1.66 7.99%
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Zymergen Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Emeryville, CA
507 As of 2021


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Roslin, United Kingdom
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Zymergen Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Ingenza Corporation Roslin, United Kingdom 00 0000000000
BioTork Venture Capital-Backed Gainesville, FL 0 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
Twist Bioscience Formerly VC-backed South San Francisco, CA 000 00000 00000000 00000
Arzeda Venture Capital-Backed Seattle, WA 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
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Zymergen Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Zach Serber Ph.D Co-Founder & Board Member
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Zymergen Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
Rohit Sharma Ph.D True Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Sandra Peterson Self Board Member 000 0000
Zach Serber Ph.D Zymergen Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
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Zymergen 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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Zymergen Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Lodo Therapeutics 16-May-2021 0000000000 000.00 Drug Discovery
enEvolv 19-Mar-2020 0000000000 000.00 Biotechnology 000000 00
Radiant Genomics 08-Jan-2018 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services 000000 00
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Zymergen FAQs

  • When was Zymergen founded?

    Zymergen was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of Zymergen?

    Joshua Hoffman, Jed Dean Ph.D, and Zach Serber Ph.D are the founders of Zymergen.

  • Where is Zymergen headquartered?

    Zymergen is headquartered in Emeryville, CA.

  • What is the size of Zymergen?

    Zymergen has 507 total employees.

  • What industry is Zymergen in?

    Zymergen’s primary industry is Biotechnology.

  • Is Zymergen a private or public company?

    Zymergen is a Private company.

  • What is Zymergen’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Zymergen is 00000.

  • How much funding has Zymergen raised over time?

    Zymergen has raised $1.58B.

  • Who are Zymergen’s competitors?

    Ingenza, BioTork, Twist Bioscience, and Arzeda are competitors of Zymergen.

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