Helix, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a consumer genomics company that brings DNA-powered partner apps and insights to consumers.  Helix is a start-up that was formed through a partnership with Illumina, Inc., the leader in next-generation DNA sequencing.  Serving as a digital hub to accelerate consumer adoption of genomics, Helix enables individuals to acquire an unprecedented amount of genetic information by providing affordable DNA sequencing and database services focused on areas such as genealogy, fitness or wellness, and inherited traits to enable insights related to an individual’s genetics. Helix is committed to building a diverse ecosystem of consumer bioinformatics operation at the highest quality that will develop and offer innovative analysis and interpretation services. Warburg Pincus invested in Helix in 2015.