NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Google has invested $2.6 million in 23andMe through a Series B financing, according to a US Securities and Exchange filing by Google yesterday.

Google has invested around $7 million thus far in the consumer genetics startup. Two years ago, Google invested $3.9 million in 23andMe through a Series A round of financing. It also purchased $500,000 of 23andMe's Series A preferred stock from a private investor in 2007.

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