Scientist.Com is a Business to Business marketplace that allows researchers to connect to major pharmaceutical companies and the National Institutes of Health with scientific service providers. Originally called Assay Depot, the company changed its name in 2016.
The company is an international marketplace, with offices in 6 countries. Since its inception in 2006, the company has been operating a network of online markets for outsourcing biomedical research services and supplies. Similar to Amazon, the company is revolutionizing the way scientists can take their ideas or solutions directly to those who might fund their projects. This can make a drug, for example, ready to go to clinical trials in a few months, rather than years. In May of 2017, the company raised $24 million in venture funding.
Scientist.Com is listed as #155 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America. In 2016, the company had annual revenue of $23.4 million and a three year growth rate of 2,564%. Scientist.Com also took the 5 spot on the Inc. list of Top San Diego Companies and #11 on their list of Top Health Companies.