2019 PCIP Winner

Location: El Segundo, CA

Founder: Anna Skaya


Acquired by Zoetis, 2022

Basepaws is building a DNA testing platform for pets, having successfully launched the world’s first at-home feline DNA test and powering a new consumer genetics industry for the 100M cats in the US. Our marketplace works closely with pet owners, veterinarians, pet care companies and pet nutrition to help each use genetics across a variety of fields. Our products are built on proprietary cost-saving tech which combines whole genome sequencing with the specificity of amplicon approaches.