Ginkgo Bioworks was founded in 2008 by Jason Kelly, Reshma Shetty, Barry Canton, Austin Che, and Tom Knight. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.

Ginkgo specializes in leveraging biological processes in organisms to meet the needs of their clients in industries ranging from cosmetics to food goods. Their website claims the firm’s expertise is in cultured ingredients, strain improvement, and enzymes. The company has raised nearly $800 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including Reshape Holdings, T. Rowe Price, Innovation Camp, Illumia, Power Gate Ventures, Alrai Capital, OS Fund, Azure Capital Partners, Data Collective, Felicis Ventures, Vast Ventures, and Y Combinator. Per company press releases, Ginko last raised a Series E expansion in May 2020 bringing the round total to $360 million at a post-money valuation of nearly $5 billion.

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What is Ginkgo Bioworks's IPO price?

Ginkgo Bioworks's IPO price is $1.18 as of 1/18/24.
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What is Ginkgo Bioworks's funding to date?

Ginkgo Bioworks has raised $785.53MM to date.
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When was Ginkgo Bioworks founded?

Ginkgo Bioworks was founded in 2008.

Who are Ginkgo Bioworks's major investors?

General Atlantic
Y Combinator
Viking Global Investors
T. Rowe Price
Illumina
Bill Gates

Ginkgo Bioworks funding rounds and last known valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
5/28/2020

Series E

$360MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
12/14/2017

Series D

$275MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
6/8/2016

Series C

$98.9MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
7/8/2015

Series B

$51.63MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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