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

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

  • The algorithm could make DNA origami as simple as 3D printing
  • Ginkgo Bioworks grabs $100 million in financing to buy a whole lot of synthetic DNA
  • Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab
  • Ginkgo is already making many new products in those industries and Kelly says the money will help Ginkgo continue doing more of the same as Bioworks2 comes to fruition.
  • The startup announced in the spring of 2015 it would be buying 100 million base pairs of DNA to help it move into new production areas but has since upped that amount to the 600 million base pairs and will be partnering with Twist Bioscience and Gen9 to supply the synthetic DNA. Twist has pledged to deliver at least 400 of those base pairs of DNA by the end of 2017.

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@TechCrunch: “Ginkgo Bioworks grabs $100 million in financing to buy a whole lot of synthetic DNA”


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..


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