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Ginkgo Bioworks (Group)

Ginkgo Bioworks is an organism design company that is building organisms to specification for customers across a variety of markets including food, health, and consumer goods. The company's organism engineers work directly with customers, including Fortune 500 companies, to design microbes for their specific needs. The company was founded in 2008 by Tom Knight, a world-renowned computer scientist, and MIT biological engineering PhDs Jason Kelly, Reshma Shetty, Barry Canton and Austin Che. Ginkgo Bioworks is based in Boston and is financially backed by Viking Global Investors, Senator Investment Group, Cascade Investment, Baillie Gifford, Felicis Ventures, OS Fund and Y Combinator, as well as other funds. *


Period Start 2008-07-28 established
Products Industry synthetic biotechnology
  Industry 2 DNA synthesis
Persons Person Kelly, Jason (Ginkgo Bioworks 201606 CEO + Co-Founder)
  Person 2 Shetty, Reshma (Gingko Bioworks 202105 COO + Co-Founder)
Region Region Boston, MA
  Country United States (USA)
  Street 25–27 Drydock Avenue
8th Floor
  City 02210 Boston, MA
  Tel +1-877-422-5362
    Address record changed: 2024-01-05
Basic data Employees n. a.
  Currency USD
  Annual sales 150,000,000 (revenue, consolidated, expected (2021) 2021-12-31)
    * Document for »About Section«: 
Record changed: 2023-07-10


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