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Opentrons

Opentrons

A company building robots to automate experiments of life scientists

In March 2018, Opentrons announced the launch of its newest lab robot, OT-2 and new no-code Protocol Designer. The OT-2 release is supported by the close of a $10M seed funding round, led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, and Jeff Kindler, former CEO of Pfizer. This launch and financial backing furthers Opentrons' mission to bring affordable automation to any biologist.



Founded out of Brooklyn in 2013, Opentrons's stated goal is to save researchers from having to carry out repetitive tasks.



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March 2018

Opentrons raises a $10,000,000 seed round from YC Continuity, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Jeffrey B. Kindler.

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Alfie Umbhau

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Andy Sigler

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Artyom Astafurov

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Benjamin Morris

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Chiu Chau

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Chon Tang

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Gil Seton

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Jenny Vu

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Jon Martinez

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Jonathan Badal

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Katie Adee

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Kristin Ellis

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Lev Kravinsky

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Lucy Volland

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Matthew Monsees

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Michelle Steigerwalt

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Mike Cousins

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Mike Fitzgerald

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Mitch Dunn

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Pantea Razzaghi

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