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Ginkgo Bioworks Stock

Custom microbes design

Founded

2008

Notable Investors

Y Combinator

Headquarters

Boston MA, US

Total Funding

$758M

About Ginkgo Bioworks Stock

Ginkgo Bioworks is a biotech company that designs custom microbes.The company creates custom microbes for three main areas: cultured ingredients, strain improvement, and enzymes. For cultured ingredients, Ginkgo Bioworks creates engineered yeasts to produce ingredients via fermentation for perfumes, foods, cosmetics, etc. For strain improvement, Ginkgo Bioworks engineers in-use organisms to improve efficiency and sustainability. For enzymes, Ginkgo Bioworks aims to discover "better" enzymes for various applications, such as cheesemaking and pharmaceuticals.

Ginkgo Bioworks' platform consists of its Foundries and Codebase. Foundries are Ginkgo Bioworks way to automate organism design and Codebase is Ginkgo Bioworks library of cell, enzymes and genetic programs that helps jumpstart new programs.

Ginkgo Bioworks was founded in 2009. The company is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Investors

Funding History

July 2015$53.2M
June 2016$98.9M
October 2017$294M
September 2019$312M

Management

Founder

Reshma Shetty

Founder

Jason Kelly

Founder

Barry Canton

Founder

Austin Che

Founder

Tom Knight

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