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Zeakal is a plant science company developing technology to increase the yield and oil content of multiple crops. Its technology, PhotoSeed, increases a plant's intrinsic photosynthetic capacity, allowing crops to harvest more sunlight and carbon dioxide and translating it into more grains, seeds, and fiber.

HQSan Diego, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)11(-8%)
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Key People/Management at ZeaKal

Jerry Caulder

Jerry Caulder

Executive Chairman
Han Chen

Han Chen

Arama Kukutai

Arama Kukutai

Board Member
Bryan Wilson

Bryan Wilson

Board Member
Amy Curran

Amy Curran

Chief Operating Officer
Greg Bryan

Greg Bryan

Chief Technology Officer
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ZeaKal Office Locations

ZeaKal has an office in San Diego
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
4365 Executive Dr #1500
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
4365 Executive Drive Suite 1100
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ZeaKal Financials and Metrics

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ZeaKal total Funding

$19.1 m

ZeaKal latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

ZeaKal investors

ZeaKal's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $10 m. In total, ZeaKal has raised $19.1 m
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ZeaKal Online and Social Media Presence

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ZeaKal Blogs

We are what we eat: a holistic and human-centered approach to agricultural innovation

The benefits of a holistic and human-centered approach to agricultural innovation are clear. By building a NewType of agriculture based on many of the same values we strive for in society, we can future-proof our food system, make affordable nutrition more accessible, improve profitability, and …

Flowing To The Future: How ZeaKal’s NewType model aims to tackle agriculture’s most complex challenges

ZeaKal’s NewType model for food and agriculture borrows from different business models, culminating in a system that is nimble and more reactive to the needs of growers, processors, end users, consumers and the environment.

ZeaKal unveils breakthrough high-oil hemp results

ZeaKal’s novel PhotoSeed trait boosts hemp biomass oil output by up to 50%

ZeaKal Technology Advances Toward the Perfect Soybean

First to increase oil and protein without yield penalty through higher carbon capture
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ZeaKal Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ZeaKal founded?

    ZeaKal was founded in 2010.

  • Who are ZeaKal key executives?

    ZeaKal's key executives are Jerry Caulder, Han Chen and Arama Kukutai.

  • How many employees does ZeaKal have?

    ZeaKal has 11 employees.

  • Who are ZeaKal competitors?

    Competitors of ZeaKal include American Soybean Association, AmplifiedAg and Livestock Improvement.

  • Where is ZeaKal headquarters?

    ZeaKal headquarters is located at 4365 Executive Dr #1500, San Diego.

  • Where are ZeaKal offices?

    ZeaKal has an office in San Diego.

  • How many offices does ZeaKal have?

    ZeaKal has 2 offices.