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uBiome is a biotechnology company that has developed technology to sequence human microbiomes. It offers a DNA sequencing technology platform.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteubiome.com
Employee Ratings2.7
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)21(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at uBiome

Jessica Richman

Jessica Richman

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Zachary Apte

Zachary Apte

Co-Founder and CTO
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uBiome Office Locations

uBiome has offices in San Francisco, New York and Santiago
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
1700 4th St #219, San Francisco
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
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uBiome Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

uBiome total Funding

$109.9 m

uBiome latest funding size

$83 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

uBiome investors

uBiome's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $83 m. In total, uBiome has raised $109.9 m
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uBiome Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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uBiome Online and Social Media Presence

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uBiome Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    B

    75/100

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uBiome News and Updates

Inside the downfall of poop-testing startup uBiome

Summary List PlacementHello, Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news: Inside the downfall of uBiome, the once-hot microbiome company whose founders have been charged with fraud; AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot proved to be safe and effective in a US tria…

Inside the downfall of microbiome startup uBiome, which won a $600 million valuation from top VCs, then went bankrupt, and now has 2 founders facing fraud charges

Summary List PlacementThe seeds of microbiome startup uBiome's failure were planted as far back as 2014. Jessica Richman and Zachary Apte, two of the founders of the now-shuttered startup, wanted a way to generate more revenue so they could attract big investments from venture capital firms.    Th…

BREAKING: Bankrupt poop-testing startup uBiome is shutting down

The Silicon Valley microbiome-testing startup uBiome filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this month after months of challenges and setbacks. Now, uBiome is shutting down. The startup is converting from chapter 11 to chapter 7 bankruptcy, which means it'll cease operations and liquidate, accord…

uBiome Converts Chapter 11 Case to Chapter 7 Petition; Company to Cease Operations and Liquidate

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- uBiome, Inc., today announced that it has requested that the Bankruptcy Court presiding over its pending Chapter 11 bankruptcy convert its case to a liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. A hearing at which the Bankruptcy Court...

Bankrupt poop-testing startup uBiome just lost the government approval that's required to run key tests

Silicon Valley microbiome-testing startup uBiome filed for bankruptcy earlier this month after months of challenges and setbacks. Now, a uBiome spokesperson confirmed that uBiome no longer has the lab certification required to run clinical tests. uBiome once convinced Silicon Valley that testing …

Wall Street's MVPs, Oracle vs. Larry Ellison, and flawed science at uBiome

Hello! There's an old adage that the most valuable asset a financial institution has walks out the door every day. That may seem less true today, as Wall Street firms invest billions into their own tech and startups. But the denizens of Wall Street still have a significant part to play.  In dealmak…
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uBiome Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was uBiome founded?

    uBiome was founded in 2013.

  • Who are uBiome key executives?

    uBiome's key executives are Jessica Richman and Zachary Apte.

  • How many employees does uBiome have?

    uBiome has 21 employees.

  • Who are uBiome competitors?

    Competitors of uBiome include Kaia Health, XP Health and Precisionlife.

  • Where is uBiome headquarters?

    uBiome headquarters is located at 1700 4th St #219, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are uBiome offices?

    uBiome has offices in San Francisco, New York and Santiago.

  • How many offices does uBiome have?

    uBiome has 3 offices.