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Benchling is a company that develops a cloud-based informatics platform for life sciences research and development. It offers dashboards, analytics, codeless configuration, integrations, APIs, and provides a suite of unified applications such as a notebook, a registry, an inventory, etc.
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)543(+4%)
Job Openings140
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Benchling

Sajith Wickramasekara

Sajith Wickramasekara

Founder & CEO
Ashu Singhal

Ashu Singhal

Co-Founder & President
Jon Fan

Jon Fan

Vice President of Products
Sam Partovi

Sam Partovi

Vice President of Sales
Rene Larro

Rene Larro

VP Customer Experience
Michaela Downs

Michaela Downs

Head of Sales Operations
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Benchling Office Locations

Benchling has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
555 Montgomery St #1700, San Francisco
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Benchling Financials and Metrics

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Benchling total Funding

$111.9 m

Benchling latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Benchling investors

Benchling's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Benchling has raised $111.9 m
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Benchling Operating Metrics

Benchling's Users was reported to be 270 k in Dec, 2020. Benchling's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1 k in Sep, 2020.
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Enterprise Customers

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Benchling Cybersecurity Score

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Benchling Online and Social Media Presence

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Benchling Company Culture

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Benchling News and Updates

Biotech R&D Startup Benchling Hits $4 Billion Valuation As The Company Starts Laying Groundwork For An IPO

Sajith Wickramasekara was just 24 when he got on Forbes 30 Under 30 list for his biotech R&D startup Benchling.

Benchling Hires Richard Wong as CFO and Zach Powers as CISO

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchling, the leading life sciences R&D cloud, today announced that a series of executives have joined the company, including senior leaders with previous experience at LinkedIn and Salesforce, as CFO and CISO. The expanded executive team will...

Global Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) Market Trajectory & Analytics 2021-2027, Featuring Abbott Informatics, Benchling, Labii Inc., SciNote LLC. and More

Dublin, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to's offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) estimated at US$425.…

$900 million cloud startup Benchling just launched a new product to help companies ramp up COVID research

Summary List PlacementCloud startup Benchling just launched a new product to help life sciences companies make better decisions in research and development, particularly as firms ramp up coronavirus testing and vaccination strategies. Benchling, which has over 400 customers and has raised $111.8 m…

Benchling Doubles Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) for Fourth Straight Year Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With biotech seizing headlines amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Benchling - the industry's most widely adopted life science R&D cloud - closed another record-breaking year. The company doubled its annual recurring revenue (ARR) for the fourth year...

Benchling Appoints Biotech and SaaS Veterans to Board of Directors

Benchling announced today that it appointed Jennifer Goldsmith, former Veeva SVP, and Ron Gill, former Netsuite CFO, as independent board directors. Goldsmith brings an extensive background at the intersection of life sciences and software, including experience taking Veeva through IPO, while Gill b…
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Benchling Blogs

Launching into Early Development: A Recap of Benchling’s Virtual Event

At our Virtual Launch event on September 14, hundreds of R&D and IT professionals from around the world tuned in to learn how we are expanding into the early development market to help companies bring products to market faster. Scientists from the world’s largest pharmaceutical and agricultural …

Why Early-Stage Biotechs Should Focus on Data from Day 1

As biotech R&D becomes more and more complex, you’re likely seeking software that will work for your team right now. That might mean finding a single application or program that can help perform a specific task or relying on email attachments to share key information with colleagues. But as a gr…

What is Digitalization, and How to Measure its Value in Biopharma R&D

The biopharmaceutical industry is moving faster than ever before. Recently, we’ve seen biopharma organizations like Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna create, test, and bring to market a new class of mRNA-based vaccines for COVID-19 in under a year. As speed and efficiency become more vital in such a com…

Benchling Product Bulletin: Summer 2021

The post Benchling Product Bulletin: Summer 2021 appeared first on Benchling.

The Role of the Digital Laboratory Notebook in Biologics Development

Biologics are transforming healthcare and taking personalized medicine to new heights, bringing with them a new paradigm for drug development. Biologics development workflows involve numerous complex steps like genetically engineering cells, multiple rounds of purification, and process and product c…

Next-Gen Cell Therapy built on Next-Gen Informatics from Day 1

Outpace Bio is reimagining cell function through protein design to tackle incurable diseases. Their world-class scientific team is creating new cell therapies that intervene in complex biology in ways that small molecules and biologics cannot. The Outpace platform combines custom-designed biological…
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Benchling Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Benchling founded?

    Benchling was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Benchling key executives?

    Benchling's key executives are Sajith Wickramasekara, Ashu Singhal and Jon Fan.

  • How many employees does Benchling have?

    Benchling has 543 employees.

  • Who are Benchling competitors?

    Competitors of Benchling include LabWare, LabVantage Solutions and Caliber.

  • Where is Benchling headquarters?

    Benchling headquarters is located at 555 Montgomery St #1700, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Benchling offices?

    Benchling has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Benchling have?

    Benchling has 1 office.