April 19, 2021

VIA EDGAR

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Attention: Katherine Bagley

Re:
Zymergen Inc.
Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-254612)
Request for Acceleration of Effective Date

Dear Ms. Bagley:

Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Zymergen Inc. (the “Company”) hereby requests acceleration of the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-l (File No. 333-254612) (the “Registration Statement”). We respectfully request that the Registration Statement becomes effective 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on April 21, 2021 (the “Effective Date”), or as soon as possible thereafter. Once the Registration Statement has been declared effective, please orally confirm that event with our counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, by calling Sarah Solum at (650) 575-3591.

 
Very truly yours,
     
 
Zymergen Inc.
     
 
By:
/s/Enakshi Singh
   
Enakshi Singh
   
Chief Financial Officer

cc:
Nasreen Mohammed
 
Doug Jones
 
Dietrich King
   
Securities and Exchange Commission
     
 
Mina Kim
   
Zymergen Inc.
     
 
Pamela L. Marcogliese
   
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
     
 
Rezwan D. Pavri
 
Andrew T. Hill
 
Andrew S. Gillman
   
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.