Ginkgo Bioworks Garners $45,000,000 New Funding

  • Feed Type
  • Date
    7/23/2015
  • Company Name
    Ginkgo Bioworks
  • Mailing Address
    27 Drydock Ave. 8th Floor Boston, MA 02210 USA
  • Company Description
    At Ginkgo BioWorks we are expanding the role of biology in our world. Nature’s biodiversity holds answers to challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. Organism Engineers at Ginkgo learn from Nature to develop new organisms that replace technology with biology.
  • Website
    http://www.ginkgobioworks.com
  • Transaction Type
    Venture Equity
  • Transaction Amount
    $45,000,000
  • Transaction Round
    Undisclosed
  • Proceeds Purposes
    The new funds will be used to expand into new categories such as pharma, cosmetics and probiotics, as well as hire additional employees and build out Bioworks 2, the next generation of Ginkgo’s robotic Foundry.
  • M&A Terms
  • Venture Investor
    Viking Global Investors
  • Venture Investor
    OS Fund
  • Venture Investor
    Felicis Ventures
  • Venture Investor
    Y Combinator

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