Navigenics Raises First Round

Navigenics, a Redwood City, Calif.-based personal genomics startup, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. The company is run by Mari Baker, the former BabyCenter CEO who most recently served as an entrepreneur-in-residence with Kleiner Perkins. Board members include KP's John Doerr and Dana Mead, while Sequoia's Mark Kvamme is an observer. News of the funding was first reported by VentureBeat. www.navigenics.com