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Synthego raises $100 million for AI-driven gene editing
“Synthego, which is developing a machine learning-based approach to engineering genomes, today closed a $100 million funding round. The startup says the funding will be put toward expanding the capabilities of its platforms designed to produce reagents and cells supporting basic research and clinical trials.
New investor Wellington Management led the series D, which was coled by RA Capital Management and 8VC, with participation from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, and Intel Capital. This new round brings Synthego’s total raised to more than $250 million, following a $110 million series C in October 2018.”