Helix scores $200 mln Series B

Helix, a provider of DNA-powered products, has raised $200 million in Series B financing. DFJ Growth led the round with participation from other investors that included Illumina, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Mayo Clinic, Sutter Hill Ventures and Warburg Pincus. In conjunction with the funding, Barry Schuler, a partner at DFJ Growth and former chairman and CEO of America Online, will join the Helix board of directors.

Source: Press Release