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CATALOG Secures $35M in Series B Funding, DNA-Based Computation Expected Next Year

Boston, Sept. 30, 2021 — CATALOG, a startup developing automated DNA-based digital data storage, announced it secured $35 million in Series B funding led by Hanwha Impact. This funding will spur the development of a computing platform where both data management and computation occur through the manipulation of synthetic DNA. In addition, CATALOG will use the […]

Video: Former IBMer Dave Turek Explains DNA-based Storage and its Place in the Compute Landscape to Come

New compute architectures, with the potential to propel systems power forward even as Moore’s Law winds down, are emerging — a phenomenon sometimes referred to as “technology disaggregation.” Hence the explosive growth of accelerated CPU/GPU-based computing within the von Neumann domain and the intensive activity and investment in quantum. While classical von Neumann computing will […]

Long-time IBM HPC Strategist Dave Turek Named CTO of DNA-based Storage Start-up

Long-time IBM HPC strategist David Turek has left the company after 25 years and has joined Catalog, which calls itself the world’s first DNA-based platform for massive digital storage and computation. He will serve as CTO of the start-up. Catalog also announced today $10 million Series A funding in a round led by Horizons Ventures. […]