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LunaDNA

LunaDNA

Luna DNA is company providing a marketplace for genetic data using blockchain based data storage.

Luna DNA is company offering individual genetic sequencing and blockchain based data storage located at 415 South Cedros Ave, Suite 260 Solana Beach, CA 92075. The marketplace functions using a cryptocurrency token called a Luna Coin, which the team describes as a utility token. called a Luna Coin, which the team describes as a utility token.

Luna DNA looks to decentralize health and DNA data for the purpose of research. It uses a reward system that incentivizes users to share their data for research and development purposes, and in return the receive individual profit from the data.

The platform is the first health and DNA discovery platform that has been qualified by the United States Securities and Exchange Commision that offers shares of ownership to its health data contributors. The goal is to share health information to create a community. Data is separated from personal information to de-identify users. Users always have control over their data which can be deleted, but otherwise the data cannot leave the platform.

Timeline

May 2019
LunaDNA raises a $4,600,000 venture round from ARCH Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners, Illumina Ventures and Osage University Partners.
2019
LunaDNA was founded by Bob Kain, Dan Lin, David Lewis, Kirby Bloom, Michael Witz and Scott Kahn.
December 2017
LunaDNA raises a $2,000,000 seed round.

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Bob Kain

Bob Kain

Founder

Bojil Velinov

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Dan Lin

Founder

David Lewis

Founder

Dawn Barry

Kenneth "Kirby" Bloom

Employee

Luna Talent

Employee

Michael Witz

Founder

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LunaPBC
May 18, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- LunaPBC, manager of LunaDNA, a health data platform uniting people, communities, and researchers, has experienced rapid growth in adoption, as...

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