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Grant - II | Alive

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$900K | 2 yrs ago

About Helix

Helix works as a population genomics company operating in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. The company provides solutions that enable health systems, public health organizations, and life science companies to integrate genomic data into patient care and public health decision-making. Its primary customers are health systems, public health entities, and life science companies. It was founded in 2015 and is based in San Mateo, California.

Headquarters Location

101 S Ellsworth Ave Suite 350

San Mateo, California, 94401,

United States



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The D2C genetic tests market refers to the direct-to-consumer genetic testing category, where individuals can purchase genetic tests without a healthcare provider's involvement. The market promises to provide personalized insights into an individual's genetic makeup, health risks, ancestry, and inherited traits. However, there are concerns about the accuracy and interpretation of results, as well …

Helix named as Leader among 8 other companies, including Color, Ancestry, and Genome Medical.

Helix's Products & Differentiators

    Population Genomics Platform

    Driven by the Sequence Once, Query OftenTM model, population genomics with Helix allows health systems to uncover genetic risk more efficiently and utilize genetic insights at the point-of-care. Leading health systems have seen these programs improve care, address health inequities and engage patients & providers, all while reducing costs.


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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Helix in 6 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Aug 9, 2023.

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Helix Patents

Helix has filed 112 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • molecular biology
  • genetics
  • biotechnology
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Latest Helix News

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market to See Huge Growth by 2026| Ancestry, Color Genomics, Full Genome , Helix OpCo

Apr 13, 2021

| Ancestry, Color Genomics, Full Genome , Helix OpCo Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is a technique to promote genetic tests to consumers and patients via print media, television, Internet, and the tests are available for sale online or in stores and this marketing is generally done without direct involvement of a health care provider. By SMN Bureau Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market research report delivers a comprehensive study on production capacity, consumption, import and export for all major regions across the world. Report provides is a professional inclusive study on the current state for the market. Analysis and discussion of important industry like market trends, size, share, growth estimates are mentioned in the report. Request Exclusive Sample PDF of this Report @ Our expert team is consistently working on updated data and information on the key player’s related business processes that value the market. For future strategies and predictions, we provide a special section regarding the COVID-19 situation. MARKET INTRODUCTION Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is a technique to promote genetic tests to consumers and patients via print media, television, Internet, and the tests are available for sale online or in stores and this marketing is generally done without direct involvement of a health care provider. Customers send their DNA (genetic sample) sample directly to the company and the results can be obtained through their website in the form of electronic reports or are sent on home address. This technique is very crucial for people living in urban areas. The DTC testing is mainly of three types, ancestry tests, paternity test and disease risk test. Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market Competition Landscape and Key Developments:  Easy DNA,  Ancestry,  Color Genomics,  Full Genome Corporation,  Helix OpCo LLC.,  Identigene,  Karmagenes,  FamilytreeDNA,  Mapmygenome Pathway Genomes,  Genesis Healthcare Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market Segmental Overview: The report specifically highlights the Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing market share, company profiles, regional outlook, product portfolio, a record of the recent developments, strategic analysis, key players in the market, sales, distribution chain, manufacturing, production, new market entrants as well as existing market players, advertising, brand value, popular products, demand and supply, and other important factors related to the market to help the new entrants understand the market scenario better. To comprehend global Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing market dynamics in the world mainly, the worldwide market is analyzed across major global regions: North America (United States, Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Russia and Italy), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia and Australia), South America (Brazil, Argentina), Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and South Africa) Our Sample Report Accommodate a Brief Introduction of the research report, TOC, List of Tables and Figures, Competitive Landscape and Geographic Segmentation, Innovation and Future Developments Based on Research Methodology MARKET DYNAMICS The key market drivers for Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market Includes, rising incidences of genetic disorders across the globe along with rising geriatric population across the globe. Moreover, rising growing demand for service personalization in developed nations and rising public awareness are expected to fuel market growth during forecast period. Whereas, high cost of DTC testing method along with less awareness about DTC testing in developing nations is expected to restrain market growth during forecast period. MARKET SCOPE The "Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market" is a specialized and in-depth study of the Biotechnology industry with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing market with detailed market segmentation by type, technology, distribution channel. The Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading players in Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market and offers key trends and opportunities in the market. MARKET SEGMENTATION The Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market is segmented on the basis of Type, technology and distribution channel. On the basis of type the market is segmented as, carrier testing, predictive testing, nutrigenomic testing and others. On the basis of technology the market is segmented as, targeted analysis, single nucleotide, whole genome sequencing. And on the basis of distribution channel the market is segmented as, over the counter, retail pharmacies, online platforms. Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market – Key Market Dynamics Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market – Global Market Analysis Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market – Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 – Product Type Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market – Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 – Application Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market – Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 – Compound Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 – Geographical Analysis Industry Landscape Appendix

Helix Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Helix founded?

    Helix was founded in 2015.

  • Where is Helix's headquarters?

    Helix's headquarters is located at 101 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo.

  • What is Helix's latest funding round?

    Helix's latest funding round is Grant - II.

  • How much did Helix raise?

    Helix raised a total of $468.9M.

  • Who are the investors of Helix?

    Investors of Helix include The Rockefeller Foundation, Warburg Pincus, Temasek, DFJ Growth Fund, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and 7 more.

  • Who are Helix's competitors?

    Competitors of Helix include Hurdle, Genomelink, Akkure, Tempus, Veritas Genetics and 7 more.

  • What products does Helix offer?

    Helix's products include Population Genomics Platform and 1 more.

  • Who are Helix's customers?

    Customers of Helix include Renown Health, Mayo Clinic and Medical University of South Carolina.


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