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Launched in 2007, 23andMe offers consumers the ability to access their genetic information through at-home health and ancestry tests. Through its Personal Genome Service, 23andMe users are able to gain insight into their ancestry, genealogy, and inherited traits, and more. Users can access reports on their Carrier Status, Wellness, Ancestry, Traits, as well as connect with DNA Relatives.

Management Team

Anne Wojcicki Co-Founder and CEO
Steve Schoch CFO
Kathy Hibbs J.D. Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer
Kenneth Hillan, M.B., Ch.B. Head of Therapeutics
Fred Kohler VP of People
Emily Drabant Conley, Ph.D. VP of Business Development
Amy Stratom VP of Operations
Mike Polcari VP and Chief Architect
Arnab Chowdry, Ph.D. VP of Genetic Technology
Robert Gentleman, Ph.D. VP of Computational Biology

Notable Investors

Funding Information


23andMe provides more evidence that blood type plays role in virus

Research from genetic-testing giant 23andMe Inc. found differences in a gene that influences a person's blood type can affect a person's susceptibility to COVID-19.

Why Does Covid-19 Make Some People So Sick? Ask Their DNA

Consumer genomics company 23andMe wants to mine its database of millions of customers for clues to why the virus hits some people harder than others.

The best DNA testing kits available now

Looking for the best DNA test kits you can buy right now? 23andMe included in best-of list.

23andMe Licenses Its Own Drug Compound to Spanish Firm Almirall

23andMe Inc., the Silicon Valley firm known for its ancestry DNA tests, has licensed an antibody it developed to treat inflammatory diseases to Spanish drugmaker Almirall SA.

23andMe launches ‘first’ DNA-based family tree and expands regions

23andMe adds DNA-based family tree to its Ancestry service, and expands Central & South Asia depth

What Are the Best DNA Kits for Fitness?

Home DNA testing is all the rage these days. But once you discover where your ancestors came from, find your long-lost relatives, and learn every minute detail about your genetic makeup, what then? Which DNA kits are best for fitness?

DNA testing companies launch new privacy coalition

Genetic testing companies are forming a new coalition on best practices for handling DNA information and to promote the industry in Washington as lawmakers put more scrutiny on their privacy practices.

Airbnb teams up with 23andMe to recommend heritage travel destinations

Airbnb announced a partnership with 23andMe through which the two companies will work together to facilitate heritage travel trips.

Michael J Fox's Parkinson's Foundation Is Teaming Up With DNA Testing Firm 23andMe

Michael J. Fox’s eponymous Parkinson’s foundation is teaming up with DNA testing firm 23andMe, the group tells Fortune.

What Interesting Trends Are We Seeing In Genetics Research Right Now?

What interesting trends are we seeing in genetics research right now?

What’s in Your DNA? Cornell Genomics Class Provides Students Free 23andMe Testing

The goal of the course and the option to participate in the 23andMe genetic testing is to help demystify genetics and genetic science, especially for students not majoring in scientific fields.

My ‘tailored’ DNA profile said to eat vegetables, avoid fast food

Avoid fast food, eat vegetables and exercise. It sounds like generic health advice, but they’re tips supposedly tailored to my DNA profile.

A Genetic Basis for Insomnia Emerges from the Twilight

Gargantuan studies show links between sleep difficulties and cardiovascular and psychiatric illnesses

23andMe Plans New Genetic Test on Risk of Getting Diabetes

One in three Americans is pre-diabetic. In an update to its genetic test, 23andMe is trying to make it easier for people to combat type 2 diabetes.

23andMe Has a New Type 2 Diabetes Risk Report. Here's What to Know

Consumer genetics company 23andMe is broadening its health portfolio with a new report on consumers’ genetic risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

23andMe CEO: Your DNA Could Lead to Medical Breakthroughs

Chances are, you or someone you know has used a DNA test kits to learn about ancestry or health. Wojcicki is venturing into new territory, offering customers a chance to give their DNA a second life through medical research.

23andMe's Anne Wojcicki Says Doing These 2 Things as a Leader Built Her Company's Culture of Honesty

The Silicon Valley DNA pioneer has faced virtually every hurdle in her 13 years as a CEO--and credits her grit to her mom.

More than 26 million people have taken an at-home ancestry test

The genetic genie is out of the bottle. And it’s not going back.

Direct-to-consumer Relationship Tests Market Is Booming Worldwide | 23andMe, MyHeritage, LabCorp, Myriad Genetics, Invitae

A new business intelligence report has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on the universal economy.

Opinion | 23andMe Responds: Empowering Consumers

The genetic testing company rebuts an editorial’s criticisms of its health test.

DNA Company 23andMe Gets FDA Approval for Consumer Cancer Test

DNA testing company 23andMe Inc. said it has gotten the green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to offer consumers a test for a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome.

23andMe Just Got FDA Approval for a DNA Cancer Test

Originally, 23andMe offered assessments for more than 250 diseases & conditions. They now have FDA Approval for a DNA Cancer Test.

DNA test company 23andMe now fueling medical research

The company's relationships with drug companies have drawn increasing scrutiny.

23andMe updates its ancestry reports, but they’re still not perfect – TechCrunch

23andMe has deployed its latest update, featuring interactive ancestry details, cultural insights about food, art and language, and the option to order a physical ancestry book.

23andMe Is Adding Weight-Loss Advice to Its DNA-Testing Services

Some genetics experts say the jury is still out on the science behind the products.

Regulators just gave DNA-testing startup 23andMe the go-ahead to offer a health product that scientists have called dubious

Anne Wojcicki, the CEO and founder of the genetics-testing startup 23andMe, said a few weeks ago that she hoped the company would add a new health offering that looked at how customers processed medications, including those for depression, cardiology, and infectious disease.