Boston-based Ginkgo Bioworks grabs $100 million in financing to buy a whole lot of synthetic DNA

Sarah Buhr posted: “Ginko Bioworks, the Boston-based biotech startup making all sorts of scents and flavors from microbugs, has pulled in $100 million in Series C funding to obtain 600 million base pairs of manufactured DNA – or what Ginkgo claims is the “largest amount of s”

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Ginkgo Bioworks grabs $100 million in financing to buy a whole lot of synthetic DNA

by Sarah Buhr

Ginko Bioworks, the Boston-based biotech startup making all sorts of scents and flavors from microbugs, has pulled in $100 million in Series C funding to obtain 600 million base pairs of manufactured DNA – or what Ginkgo claims is the “largest amount of synthetic DNA ever purchased.” The startup plans to use the millions of genetic […]

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Sarah Buhr | June 8, 2016 at 4:30 am | Tags: Y Combinator, biotechnology, DNA, Ginkgo Bioworks | Categories: Bio, Fundings & Exits, TC, Venture Capital | URL: http://wp.me/p1FaB8-5AOe

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