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Color Genomics is a company providing customers with genetic information. Its genetic testing services help people understand their risk for health conditions and medication responses. Additionally, the company offers genetic tests for discovering the risk of hereditary cancer, high cholesterol, and heart conditions.

HQBurlingame, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)619(+10%)
Job Openings113
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Key People/Management at Color

Nish Bhat

Nish Bhat

Othman Laraki

Othman Laraki

Co-Founder and CEO
Jeremy Ginsberg

Jeremy Ginsberg

Head of Engineering
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Color Office Locations

Color has an office in Burlingame
Burlingame, CA, US (HQ)
831 Mitten Rd
Burlingame, CA, US
839 Mitten Rd #100
Burlingame, CA, US
PEARSE BUILDING, 1801 Murchison Dr
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Color Financials and Metrics

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Color total Funding

$396 m

Color latest funding size

$167 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Color investors

Color's latest funding round in January 2021 was reported to be $167 m. In total, Color has raised $396 m. Color's latest valuation is reported to be $1.5 b.
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Color Operating Metrics

Oct, 2018Feb, 2020

Average Patient Age, years


Number of People DNA-tested

50 k54 k

Number of People DNA-tested (Female)

39.12 k

Number of People DNA-tested (Male)

14.88 k
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Color Online and Social Media Presence

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Color News and Updates

Exclusive: Precision health firm Color just scored a $75 million funding round

Color (the health tech and precision genomics firm), is ramping up its ambitions. And it's getting a boost from a $75 million funding round led by T. Rowe Funds and Viking Global Investors, the company tells Fortune.

Color Partners With Sanford Health on Clinical Genomics

NEW YORK – Sanford Health has contracted with Color to help expand and augment Sanford's Imagenetics clinical genomics program, the genomic testing company said Friday.

NIH Awards Color $4.6 Million To Provide Genetic Counseling For Million-Person Study

Color, a Silicon Valley health tech company that specializes in genomics, received a $4.6 million grant to collaborate with the National Institutes of Health’s “All of Us” research program, the company announced Wednesday. As part of the national study to advance precision medicine for a diverse dem…

Color Genomics CEO Says Genetic Sequencing Will Lead To Positive Returns

At the CB Insights A-ha! Conference, Othman Laraki chatted with CNBC’s Christina Farr about the trends in genomics and his company’s goal to make genetic based-testing low-cost and more affordable for everyone. Color Genomics currently offers a cancer screening test for $250, and aims to further red…

Genetic testing startup Color Genomics racks up $80 mln

Color Genomics, a genetic testing startup, has raised $80 million in funding, according to a source familiar with the transaction. Hemant Taneja at General Catalyst, Laurene Powell-Jobs at Emerson Collective and George Zachary at CRV led the round.
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Color Blogs

World Cancer Day 2020: Research Moving Science Forward

For 20 years, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has observed World Cancer Day to raise awareness, improve education, and encourage action, in order to “reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal…

Life at Color — Meet Tally Portnoi (Software Engineer)

Life at Color — Meet Tally Portnoi (Software Engineer)Tally Portnoi (Software Engineer)Tally Portnoi is a software engineer at Color, where she focuses on improving outcomes for the end users of Color. Today, Tally talks about what keeps her motivated to create tools that make genetic insights acces…

Life at Color — Meet Lindsey Baab (Software Engineer)

Life at Color — Meet Lindsey Baab (Software Engineer)Lindsey Baab (Software Engineer)Lindsey Baab is a software engineer on the Color team, writing code that powers our leading population genomics platform. Today, Lindsey discusses starting her engineering career at Color, where she has the opportun…

Color News from JPM 2020

Color made a number of exciting announcements at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2020 this week, including a new funding announcement, a new partnership with Sanford Health, completion of the largest clinical genomics program with Northshore Health, awards from Fierce Healthcare and Rock Health,…

New Color Analysis: Patients At Risk for Diabetes Miss Crucial Screenings In Clinic

Our analysis found of those at risk for Type 2 Diabetes, 13% had not been screened for the condition in clinic, despite having visited in the last 3 years. Of that group, 86% had an ADA score of 5 or higher and 14% were pre-diabetic.Traditional diabetes screenings in clinic are failing to identify a…

NorthShore and Color complete delivery of clinical genomics in routine care to 10,000 patients in…

NorthShore & Color complete delivery of clinical genomics in routine care to 10,000 patients in the largest U.S. program to date, with plans to expand in 2020A year after Color and NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) announced their partnership to integrate clinical genomics into rou…
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Color Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Color founded?

    Color was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Color key executives?

    Color's key executives are Nish Bhat, Othman Laraki and Jeremy Ginsberg.

  • How many employees does Color have?

    Color has 619 employees.

  • Who are Color competitors?

    Competitors of Color include 23andMe, Personalis and Blueprint Genetics.

  • Where is Color headquarters?

    Color headquarters is located at 831 Mitten Rd, Burlingame.

  • Where are Color offices?

    Color has an office in Burlingame.

  • How many offices does Color have?

    Color has 3 offices.