What started with some tweets, led to a recent SXSW collaboration, IP/legal formation, onto some press and, well:
“The basis for the company is we will be building a platform that allows people to gain access to your genetic information — store it, manage it, control it, and potentially donate it,” says Saarinen.
“We’re talking with a lot of different organizations, partners, investment opportunities and we’re here today to share that story of how we cam to be — where we see it, what’s our vision and what we’re going to do with this.”
“…your genome controls, to a certain degree, who you are and what you do. We see that as a valuable resource for providing opportunity to people where in their genetic data is a form of equity they will own,” adds Fahrenkrug, an Associate Professor of Genetics at the University of Minnesota.
Watch these guys.