antibodies-online secures follow-up financing to further accelerate growth

We are happy to announce today that antibodies-online GmbH, a leading digital marketing and e-commerce platform for the distribution of life sciences research products, has completed a growth capital financing from U.S.-based BroadOak Capital Partners, a life sciences focused merchant bank.

Proceeds from the financing will primarily be used to:

  • accelerate the business’ recent expansion into the genomics market
  • support continued growth of the company’s digital marketing platform,PubGrade
  • strengthen antibodies-online’s sales and marketing capabilities.

“antibodies-online has built a reputation as a leader in the online distribution of antibody, ELISA, and protein products and has established one of the most robust product portfolios available,” said Bill Snider, Managing Partner, BroadOak Capital Partners. “This investment reflects our view that antibodies-online has the potential to become a preferred site for scientists. Their ability to offer alternatives for common products and access to others that are hard-to-find is unparalleled.”

”At the mark of our company’s 10th anniversary we are proud to announce yet the next milestone on the journey to introduce the outstanding benefits of e-commerce into the life sciences,” said antibodies-online Managing Director, Andreas Kessell, PhD. “BroadOak’s involvement not only provides funds to assure higher levels of customer service and marketing efforts, but will also contribute an exceptional level of expertise of and network within our industry.” was founded with the goal of fundamentally improving life-science research by making it easy to find and buy the reagents and tools that researchers desperately need. Built upon the industry’s fastest and most innovative web-search for proteomics reagents, antibodies-online empowers researchers to choose from over 1.5 million products from 170+ top-quality manufacturers all under one roof.
With the launch of, the team at set out to expand its successful business model to world of genomics and transcriptomics research supported by flat-rate fast shipping, a simple & flexible procure-to-pay platform, same day technical service, and a money-back guarantee on every product.

Media Contact

Patrik von Glasow
PR Manager, antibodies-online GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)241 95 163 153