Genealogy

10–100 Companies
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15
Growing
Deals 2020 Q3
No investments
No acquisitions
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CNET

Best DNA test in 2020: 23andMe vs. AncestryDNA and more

$4,700,000,000
thetechstartups , MedCity News

Blackstone to acquire Ancestry.com for $4.7 billion

PrivateEquityWire

Blackstone to acquire Ancestry genealogy business for USD4.7bn

DealStreetAsia

Blackstone to acquire GIC-backed genealogy firm Ancestry for $4.7b

NYTimes Tech

Why a Data Breach at a Genealogy Site Has Privacy Experts Worried

Tech Insider

Apple, Google, 23andMe, and others are fighting COVID-19, from wearables to faster CT scans to contact tracing

Forbes Tech

Old Bones Tell Tales: Scientists Use Ancient DNA To Identify Unmarked Graves

TechXplore

Home genealogy kit sales plummet over data privacy concerns

ZDNet

Privacy worries cited as possible reason for DNA test firm 23andMe's sales downturn

USA TODAY Tech

23andMe reportedly laid off 14% of its workforce as people stop buying DNA testing kits

SiliconBeat

23andMe cuts 100 jobs as DNA testing market slows

Forbes Tech

23andMe Lays Off 14% Of Workforce Amid Declining DNA Test Sales

CNBC Tech , Recode , The Verge

23andMe lays off 100 people as DNA test sales decline, CEO says she was 'surprised' to see market turn

TechCrunch

Layoffs reach 23andMe after hitting Mozilla and the Vision Fund portfolio

SiliconBeat

Emerging field of ‘forensic genealogy’ links DNA testing and family histories to solve cold cases

The Verge , New Scientist

23andMe sold the rights to a drug it developed from its genetic database

TechCrunch

Congratulations 23andMe users, your genes are finally helping the company make drugs

Ars Technica

DNA analysis revealed the identity of 19th century “Connecticut vampire”

CNBC Tech

Fertility start-up Celmatix sues former business partner 23andMe for $100 million in damages

New Scientist

DNA site GEDmatch sold to firm helping US police solve crime