FAQs - About Ownership (Shares) in LunaDNA

This folder includes frequently asked questions relating to ownership of shares, dividends, and other similar topics.

What does ownership in LunaDNA mean?
Community ownership means people who join LunaDNA and share health data can claim shares of ownership in LunaDNA. LunaDNA is registered with the U.S. Securi...
Wed, Dec 15, 2021 at 9:09 AM
If the shares are non-transferrable, how do I make money from them?
LunaPBC, the management company for LunaDNA, brokers contracts with research partners (e.g. Pharma, Academic Institutions, Disease Foundations, etc.) to acc...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:33 AM
What do I need to do to take ownership of my shares?
Each time you contribute data and earn shares of LunaDNA, you will need to complete a Subscription Agreement. This is a standard form for any private compan...
Wed, Dec 15, 2021 at 9:12 AM
How many shares are my data files worth?
Please see the table below for details on the valuation of the data types we are currently accepting. These valuations were reviewed and approved by the SEC...
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 1:53 PM
What do each of the statuses for LunaDNA shares mean?
We have three statuses for shares associated with a member's ability to make their share election and two statuses associated with their actual share e...
Wed, Dec 15, 2021 at 9:14 AM
Can non-USA residents own shares in LunaDNA?
As a people-first company, we appreciate and accept data from everyone.  Everyone has something unique to contribute.  However, we can only offer shares in ...
Wed, Dec 15, 2021 at 9:15 AM
How many shares will future data types be worth?
As part of our SEC filing, we provided a more comprehensive table of data types and their valuations. You can review this in our SEC Form 1-A filing if inte...
Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 9:17 AM
Why did LunaDNA make shares non-transferrable?
LunaDNA members earn ownership shares in LunaDNA based on contribution of their health and DNA data. Since the shares are linked directly to the data that a...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:35 AM
Will the Shares per Data Type Table change over time?
Yes, the Shares per Data Type Table may evolve over time as LunaDNA continuously evaluates the benefit of new and existing data types to research. Changes w...
Wed, May 29, 2019 at 11:34 AM
Do I have to take ownership of my shares?
No, you do not have to take ownership of your shares. You may choose to donate your shares back to the community to help incentivize more members to share t...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:39 AM