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Andrew Barnell '07 and Erica Barnell '09

October 3, 2019

Andrew Barnell '07 and Erica Barnell '09, founders of the startup Geneoscopy, were featured in the St. Louis Business Journal on 10.03.19: "St. Louis life sciences startup Geneoscopy, which is developing diagnostic tools for gastrointestinal health, has raised $6.9 million in Series A funding. The oversubscribed funding round was led by St. Louis-based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital and NT Investments, an angel investor group of medical professionals. Lightchain Capital, the family office of Scottrade Financial Services Inc. founder Rodger Riney, also invested in the financing. As part of the new funding, Bobby Sandage Jr. of Cultivation Capital, Najeeb Thomas of NT Investments and Lightchain’s Drew Dennison will join Geneoscopy’s board of directors. The Series A round brings the startup’s total funding to $8.2 million. CEO Andrew Barnell, Chief Science Officer Erica Barnell and Yiming Kang founded Geneoscopy in 2015. The Barnells are siblings." Read the article here.