Tagged: microbiome

Igniting a Microbiome Revolution: Era7 Bioinformatics Syncs with Capital Cell

This Capital Cell crowfunding campaign is a unique opportunity to co-invest with an undisclosed VC firm in Era7 Bioinformatics, a Spanish company focused on the revolution of the Microbiome and providing new solutions to address the problem of antibiotic resistance. Era7 Bioinformatics uses its own algorithms… Read More

uBiome’s CEO Jessica Richman Announced “Overall Winner” of the IVY Innovator Awards: Sequencing and Testing Microbiomes

uBiome, the San Francisco-based company behind a self-sampling microbiome testing service, has been celebrated in two major national competitions, both focusing on technology and innovation. uBiomeʼs CEO and co-founder, Jessica Richman, was announced overall winner of the IVY Innovator Awards presented by Cadillac, in San Francisco… Read More

Indiegogo Success uBiome Returns to Raise $50,000 For Dental Genome Kit

uBiome is launching the “world’s first” dental citizen science crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo two years after it made history with a record-breaking campaign to sequence the human microbiome. Raising over $350,000 from over 2,500 participants in 2013, the biotech startup sparked the era of microbiome-based personalized… Read More

uBiome Fundraises on AngelList: Know Your Gut

 UBiome is again trending as AngelList’s number one startup.  Founded by UCSF scientists and Stanford and Cambridge technologists including Jessica Richman, Zacher Apte, Siavosh Behbahani, Hans Gangeskar and Brooke Anderson, uBiome is using data to understand the human microbiome. Incubated by Y Combinator, 500 Startups… Read More

uBiome Crowdfunded Over $350,000 on Indiegogo, Now They are Raising Capital on AngelList

Worlds “first citizen science project to sequence the human micro biome” – uBiome – raised $351,000 on Indiegogo in one of the largest “citizen science” crowdfunding campaigns ever.  The campaign ran from November 16, 2012 to February 18, 2013 – closing almost one year ago…. Read More

uBiome Studies The Microbes Living On And Inside Of You

uBiome will complete a successful Indiegogo campaign today, more than doubling their original goal of $100,000. From the campaign summary… uBiome is a citizen science project that allows the public access to cutting edge sequencing technology to understand their health through the microbiome. Your microbiome is… Read More

Crowdfunding, the fiscal cliff and the future of biotech startups

Like Wile E. Coyote grasping an anvil and waiting for the ever-elusive roadrunner, biotech startups must have a sinking feeling while standing on the edge of the fiscal cliff. The federal budget “fix” — if it actually happens — would automatically slash the National Institutes… Read More