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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

23AndMe: Layoffs Confirmed At Google-Backed Startup

23andMe was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki back in 2006. Investors include biotech powerhouse Genentech, as well as New Enterprise Associates. The company also has close ties to Google -- Sergey Brin (who is Wojciki's husband) has loaned 23andMe $10 million, and Google also has a stake in the company.

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