Orig3n’ $50 Million Series B Round Funding

Foley Hoag LLP advised biotech research company Orig3n in closing its Series B round led by Haitong International.

The round brings Orig3n’s total funding to over $50 million since its founding in 2014. Orig3n will use the funds for international and domestic expansion of its direct to consumer genetic testing business, and advancement of its cell therapy programs in osteoarthritis and cardiology.

Boston-based Orig3n offers lifestyle-focused genetic tests to help consumers make educated choices regarding nutrition, fitness, behavior, skincare and more. The company also manages the world’s largest human cell bank dedicated to the commercialization of regenerative medicine therapies.

Foley Hoag attorneys Colin Zick (Picture), Amanda Vendig and Mark Potash advised Orig3n in the transaction.

Involved fees earner: Amanda Vendig – Foley Hoag; Mark Potash – Foley Hoag; Colin Zick – Foley Hoag; Colin Zick – Foley Hoag;

Law Firms: Foley Hoag;

Clients: ORIG3N, Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti