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2023 Year in Review

Scientist on January 17, 2024

It’s that time of the year again. The time to look back and reflect on the successes and challenges of the past year and to look forward to the coming year with a renewed sense of hope and optimism. As Carl Sagan once said about science, “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” For the past 16 years, our vision at has been to create a world in which scientists are limited only by their imagination. Our software platform empowers and connects scientists and helps them discover the incredible.

Life moves quickly, and it can be easy to keep pushing forward from one task to another without taking a moment to recognize all that has been accomplished along the journey. Below, we decided to do just that.

This year we unveiled our new product hub, which offers heavily discounted off-the-shelf reagents, lab supplies and consumables. Users now have marketplace access to a one-stop shop of 500 product suppliers and over 15 million research products in addition to thousands of custom research services from 4,300 global research labs and CROs.

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In 2023 we were honored by being named America’s 11th Most Innovative Company by Fortune. was recognized as the 5th Most Innovative Company in California and as America’s 8th Most Innovative Company in the Technology sector. Other companies that made the Top 20 included household names such as Alphabet, Microsoft, Salesforce, Amazon and Tesla, among others.

In September 2023…WE MOVED! has been expanding over the years, and to accommodate our growing 120-person team we moved to a larger space. Our headquarters is still in sunny Solana Beach, California but we are now a few-minute walk to the beach, allowing for even more “(surf)board meetings” and beach strolls/meetings. Join us anytime to take out one of our surfboards and catch some waves!

This year, hit a major milestone with more than 10 million human biosamples successfully sourced through our platform! This is a testament to the trust that our client and supplier partners place in us as well as the due diligence we do to ensure the highest quality standards.

Download our free eBook, “Sourcing Human Biological Samples for Research: Recent Trends and Best Practices” for exclusive insights from leading pharmaceutical companies, researchers and sample providers on the current landscape.

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We significantly expanded our Tumor Model Finder app this year. We partnered with leading contract research organizations, including Crown Bioscience, Imagen Therapeutics and Experimental Pharmacology & Oncology Berlin-Buch (EPO) and now have over 9,000 disease models available through the platform. We are now one of the world’s largest sources of proprietary cancer models!

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We are committed to helping scientists share their ideas, discoveries and innovations. We provide access to science webinars, articles, interviews, podcasts and more through our InsideScientific and marketing channels. In 2023, we ran and published 82 webinars that garnered 22,700+ registrants from all types of scientific backgrounds. Our content library is filled with hundreds of webinars and articles on relevant topics from leading experts in cancer, real world data, health economics outcome research, science equipment, pharmacology and toxicology.

Check out our upcoming live events, here. If you’re interested in learning more about our marketing services, head to or contact

In 2023, the marketplace was used by more than 150 pharmaceutical and biotech companies to do research. We helped our research customers collectively save $15,900,000 and 116,000 hours; 548 new research suppliers also joined the platform, putting many new innovative tools and technologies in front of research customers.

We continue to expand worldwide. Last year, marketplace customers were located in 55 countries, and marketplace suppliers were located in 130 countries! Take a peek at the map above to get a sense of the growing community around the world.

We are enthusiastic about the promise of discovery, innovation and faster science awaiting us in 2024 and beyond. Thank you for joining and supporting us on this journey. We look forward to continued collaboration and partnership in the New Year!