MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – November 9, 2010 –
23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company, announced today the closing of its Series C financing. The company raised a total of more than $22 million of funding from a new investor, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, and current investors — including New Enterprise Associates and Google Ventures.“We believe this round of financing will help us achieve our goal of dramatically accelerating the pace of research and could ultimately make health care research and health care delivery more efficient,” said Anne Wojcicki, chief executive officer of 23andMe.23andMe is actively recruiting for several key positions within the company. Available positions are listed on the company’s website
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23andMe, Inc. is the leading personal genetics company. Founded in 2006, the mission of the company is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has more than one million customers worldwide, with over 80 percent consented to participate in research. 23andMe, Inc. is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.