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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.) (Apr 2021)394(+7%)
Job Openings104
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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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

Helping Biotech Thrive: Insights From a Bench Scientist Turned Benchling Advocate

About Lauren Kossy Lauren Kossy, Sales Development Representative at Benchling, spent the first part of her career in the pharmaceutical industry, researching treatments for infectious disease and cancer through in vitro and in vivo pharmacology. From microbiology to automation engineering, she help…

The State of Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture Research

Big data and artificial intelligence are rapidly infiltrating many industries, and plant biotechnology is no exception. From the lab, to the greenhouse, to the field, and back to the lab, the role played by artificial intelligence in agriculture is growing. The number of papers featuring artificial …

Benchling & Pairwise: Cultivating the fruits and vegetables of tomorrow

Download the PDF Pairwise’s mission is to build a healthier world through better fruits and vegetables. Each new innovation, whether a pitless cherry or a more nutritious leafy green, starts as an idea. The team uses CRISPR to turn these ideas into plants, which are grown in a greenhouse, then molec…

Harnessing Complex Data to Drive AgriTech Innovation

To feed our growing world, we will need to produce more food, more efficiently, as populations increase, as arable lands decrease, and as we push against yield losses and drags due to pests, disease, climate, and uncertainties in the supply chain. The industry also has to be good stewards of the lan…

Benchling & Enveda Biosciences: Building a Backbone for Machine Learning in the Life Sciences

Download the PDF Enveda is using the power of nature’s chemistry to inspire new medicines for the toughest diseases. Their core technology is a computational metabolomics platform, which works like a powerful chemical search engine to unearth millions of new chemicals from mass spectral data, link t…

Clara Foods Uses Fermentation Science to Cultivate Animal Proteins, Without the Animal

Future foods are providing compelling alternatives to animal products through fermentation science. Strain engineering and microbial fermentation technologies allow scientists to pursue radical new ideas, support the founding of innovative, fledgling life science companies, and enable existing organ…
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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 394 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.