Share your DNA, get shares: Startup files an unusual offering
The genotyping data a customer gets from 23andMe, for example, would be worth 50 shares, according to Luna.
By Kristen V. Brown|October 05, 2018 at 11:28 AM
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(Bloomberg) –Sharing DNA data may soon provide people with more than just the answer to whether they’ve got any Irish relatives.
LunaDNA, a startup backed by the genome-sequencing giant Illumina Inc., has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to approve its novel plan to pay consumers for sharing their DNA data. It’s a departure from the current standard in which companies like 23andMe charge people to analyze their genes, then use that data for research.
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