DoubleTwist has put its assets on the auction block in an effort to recoup some of the nearly $80 million investors sunk into the failed company. We thought we might help.
DoubleTwist Laptop Backpack
Former CEO John Couch personally handed this authentic DoubleTwist backpack to a GT editor two years ago and it has attended every CHI genomics meeting since.
Starting bid: $13.6 million
DoubleTwist Beer Mug
May still contain authentic traces of beer served at DoubleTwist’s last extravagant GSAC bash. (May be used for non-alcoholic beverages, too!)
Starting bid: $8.2 million
DoubleTwist Action Figure
Limited edition DoubleTwist Research Agent action figure. Still in box! Bound to be a collectors item. Removable shoes and labcoat.
Starting bid: $18.9 million
DoubleTwist Prophecy t-shirt. Actually worn at GSAC. (Slight stains in armpits.)
Starting bid: $3.7 million
DoubleTwist Mouse Pad
DoubleTwist mousepad with floating chromosomes. Compatible with Windows, Mac, Unix, or any other PC format. Can help you click on any feature in any bioinformatics database or program! (Chromosomes not real, mouse not included.)
Starting bid: $2.3 million
* DoubleTwist stock options not accepted as payment.