Investments

YearMonthName of CompanyCountryAmount raisedSeries A (first round) or B (second round)InvestorsWebsite Links
2022JuneScintil PhotonicsFrance€13.5 millionSeries BRobert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) led the round, Innovacom, Supernova Invest and Bpifrance.https://www.scintil-photonics.com/post/scintil-photonics-raises-13-5m-in-second-round-financing-led-by-robert-bosch-venture-capital
2022JuneUnitySCFrance£48 millionNot disclosedJolt Capital, the French Government through French Tech Souveraineté and Supernova Invest.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/06/unitysc-raises-eur48m-in-funding.html
2022JuneSurfixNetherlands$9.12 millionNot disclosedQurin Diagnostics, LioniX International, PhotonDelta and the East Netherlands Development Agency Oost NL.Surfix Secures $9M Investment for Light-Powered Sensor | Business | Jun 2022 | Photonics.com
2022MaySLAMcoreUnited Kingdom$16 millionSeries AROBO Global Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Amadeus Capital Partners, Global Brain, IP Group, MMC, Octopus, Samsung Ventures, Toyota Ventures, and Yamato Holdings.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/05/slamcore-raises-16m-in-series-a-funding.html
2022MaySalience LabsUnited Kingdom$11.5 millionFurther roundNot disclosedhttps://optics.org/news/13/5/18
2022MayPharrowtechBelgium€15 millionSeries AInnovation Industries, imec.xpand, Bloc Ventures, and KBC Focus Fund.businesswire.com/news/home/20220511005440/en/Pharrowtech-Raises-€15-Million-in-Series-A-Funding-to-Develop-Worlds-First-Viable-Wireless-Alternative-for-Optical-Fiber
2022MayTribosonicsUnited Kingdom£1.5 millionFurther roundNPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, Mercia EIS funds, and other investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/05/tribosonics-raises-further-1-5m-in-funding.html
2022MayClassiqIsrael$3 millionSeries BHSBC, NTT Finance, Neva SGR’s Intesa Sanpaolo, Wing VC, Entrée Capital, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Team8, Phoenix, Sumitomo (through IN Venture), OurCrowd, Spike Ventures, Samsung NEXT, Lip-Bu Tan and Harvey Jones.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/05/classiq-raises-further-usd5m-in-second-closing-of-series-b-funding.html
2022MayCornamiUSA$68 millionSeries CSoftBank Vision Fund 2, Impact Venture Capital, Octave Ventures, and Applied Ventures, LLC.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220515005056/en/Cornami-Closes-over-68-Million-Funding-in-Oversubscribed-Series-C-Led-by-SoftBank-Vision-Fund-2
2022MayViaphotonUSA$80 millionNot disclosedTrinity Capitalhttps://venturebeat.com/2022/05/05/viaphoton-raises-80m-to-disrupt-fiber-manufacturing/
2022MayLynxFrance$4 millionSeries ASomnium Space, ex-Meta and Google engineers, and other investors.https://www.thevirtualreport.biz/deal/65291/ambitious-european-champion-of-mixed-reality-raises-4m-series-a-funding/
2022MayInferSensUnited Kingdom£870,000Not disclosedRO Capital Partners, Oxford Innovation Fund, and Bruce Melizan.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/05/infersens-raises-gbp870k-in-funding.html
2022MayNomagicPoland$22 millionSeries AKhosla Ventures, Almaz Capital, European Investment Bank, DN Capital, Capnamic Ventures, DN Capital and Manta Ray.https://www.therobotreport.com/nomagic-picks-up-22m-in-series-a-funding/
2022MayEureka RoboticsSingapore$4.25 millionSeries AThe University of Edge Capital Partners, Touchstone Partners and ATEQ. https://www.therobotreport.com/eureka-robotics-brings-in-4-5m-in-pre-series-a-funding/
2022MayPoint2 TechnologyUSA$22 millionSeries BGU Equity Partners, LLC, Molex Ventures, Samsung Securities, Shinhan Capital, Tigris Investment, K2 Investments and Korea Omega Investment, GU Equity Partners, Timefolio Investment, Nautilus Venture Partners, Quantum Ventures Korea and Walden International.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/05/point2-technology-raises-22m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022MayContactileAustralia$2.5 millionNot disclosedSilicon Valley's True Ventures, Flying Fox Ventures, Radar Ventures and UNSW Founders.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/contactile-raises-us2-5-million-to-accelerate-development-of-tactile-sensor-technology-for-robotic-dexterity-301536115.html
2022AprilInZivIsrael$10 millionSeries A1BlueRed Partners, OurCrowd, and other existing investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/inziv-raises-10m-series-a1-to-pioneer-the-future-of-microled-display-inspection-and-repair-301532880.html
2022AprilSynergy QuantumSwitzerlandNot disclosedSeries ANot disclosedhttps://www.finsmes.com/2022/04/synergy-quantum-closes-pre-series-a-funding-round.html
2022AprilPrisma PhotonicsIsraelNot disclosedFurther roundIsrael Electric Corporationhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/prisma-photonics-receives-strategic-investment-from-israel-electric-corporation-301518713.html
2022AprilVenus AerospaceUSA$20 millionSeries APrime Movers Lab, Draper Associates, Boost, Saturn 5, Seraph Group, Cantos, The Helm and Tamarack Global.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/venus-aerospace-raises-20-million-in-series-a-funding-led-by-prime-movers-lab-301517809.html
2022AprilsensiBelNorway€15 millionSeries ATrumpfhttps://optics.org/news/13/4/42
2022AprilVerana NetworksUSA$28 millionSeries BDC Investment Partners, Spark Capital, BOLD Capital Partners, Aspiro Capital, Taiwania Capital and TDK Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/04/verana-networks-raises-28m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022AprilEX-FusionJapan$1 millionNot disclosedANRI and Osaka University.https://optics.org/news/13/4/22
2022AprilVisionNav RoboticsChina$80 millionSeries C+Meituan and 5Y Capital.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/04/visionnav-robotics-raises-80m-in-series-c-funding.html
2022AprilPixel PhotonicsGermany€1.45 millionFurther roundHigh-Tech Grürnderfonds and Quantonation.https://www.eetimes.eu/quantum-photonics-startup-secures-e1-45m-in-seed-funding/
2022AprilPixxelUSA$25 millionSeries ARadical Ventureshttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Pixxel_Pulls_in_25M_in_Series_A_Funding/a67933
2022AprilDiligent RoboticsUSA$30 millionSeries BTiger Global, True Ventures, DNX Venture, Ubiquity Ventures, E14 Fund, Next Coast Ventures, Boom Capital, Gaingels and Cedars-Sinai Health Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/04/diligent-robotics-raises-over-30m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022AprilLuminWaveChina$20 millionSeries BAnxin Capital, Value Capital and Nuoyan Capital.https://optics.org/news/13/4/33
2022AprilDigiLensUSA$50 millionSeries DCorning, Samsung, Mitsubishi Chemical, and Universal Display Corporation.https://optics.org/news/13/4/19
2022AprilNodarUSA$12 millionSeries ANew Enterprise Associates and Rhapsody Venture Partners.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/04/nodar-raises-12m-in-series-a-funding.html
2022AprilPulseMedicaCanada$2.6 millionFurther roundNot disclosedhttps://optics.org/news/13/4/1
2022AprilAyar LabsUSA$130 millionSeries CBoardman Bay Capital Management, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), NVIDIA, Applied Ventures LLC, GlobalFoundries, Intel Capital, Lockheed Martin Ventures, Agave SPV, Atreides Capital, Berkeley Frontier Fund, IAG Capital Partners, Infinitum Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, Tyche Partners, BlueSky Capital, Founders Fund, Playground Global, and TechU Venture Partners.https://ayarlabs.com/ayar-labs-raises-130-million-in-series-c-funding/
2022AprilAgility RoboticsUSA$150 millionSeries BDCVC, Playground Global and Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund.https://www.geekwire.com/2022/agility-robotics-raises-150m-from-amazon-and-others-to-build-robots-used-in-the-workplace/
2022MarchPilot PhotonicsIreland€1.8 millionNot disclosedKernel Capitalhttps://www.techcentral.ie/kernel-capital-invests-e1-8m-in-pilot-photonics/
2022MarchQure.aiIndia$40 millionNot disclosedNovo Holdings, HealthQuad, MassMutual Ventures, Fractal analytics and Sequoia Capital.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/03/qure-ai-raises-40m-in-funding.html
2022MarchQunaSysJapan$10 millionSeries BJIC Venture Growth Investments, ANRI, Fujitsu Ventures Fund, Global Brain, HPC Systems, JST SUCCESS Program, MUFJ Capital, Shinsei Corporate Investment Limited, and Zeon Corporation.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/03/qunasys-raises-10m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022MarchDeepcellUSA$73 millionSeries BKoch Disruptive Technologies, Bridger Healthcare, Horizons Ventures, Casdin Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Bow Capital, Jeff Dean, and Matt Mcllwain.https://deepcell.com/2022/03/17/deepcell-raises-73-million-series-b-round-to-advance-its-ai-powered-single-cell-analysis-platform/
2022MarchSpaceAge LabsSingapore$1.25 millionFurther roundSilicon Solution Partners (SSP) and SEEDS Capitalhttps://www.finsmes.com/2022/03/spaceage-labs-raises-us1-25m-in-seed-funding.html
2022MarchSlingshot AerospaceUSA$25 millionSeries ADraper Associates, ATX Venture Partners, Edison Partners, Embedded Ventures, Valor Equity Partners and Lockheed Martin Ventures. https://spacenews.com/slingshot-aerospace-closes-25-million-fundraising-round/
2022MarchBear RoboticsUSA$81 millionSeries BIMM, Cleveland Avenue, LLC and other existing investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220315005074/en/Bear-Robotics-Raises-81M-Series-B-to-Scale-Up-Mobile-Robots-in-the-Hospitality-Market
2022MarchLASEABelgium€10 millionNot disclosedM80, Noshaq and SRIW.https://optics.org/news/13/3/32
2022MarchNrealChina$60 millionSeries CAlibabahttps://venturebeat.com/2022/03/29/ar-glasses-maker-nreal-raises-60m-in-funding-led-by-alibaba/
2022MarchPlotlogicAustralia$18 millionSeries AInnovation Endeavorshttps://optics.org/news/13/3/37
2022MarchEFFECT PhotonicsThe Netherlands$20 millionSeries CNot disclosedhttps://effectphotonics.com/effect-photonics-acquires-coherent-optical-digital-signal-processing-business-from-viasat/
2022MarchAutobrainsIsrael$120 millionSeries CTemasek, Continental, BMW i Ventures, Knorr-Bremse AG and VinFast.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/03/autobrains-raises-120m-in-series-c-funding.html
2022MarchZero Point MotionUnited Kingdom£2.58mNot disclosedForesight-Williams Technology, Verve Ventures and u‑blox.https://zeropointmotion.com/news/a-photonic-renaissance-zero-point-motions-258m-seed-round-paves-way-for-new-navigation-amp-motion-sensing-chips
2022MarchOsso VRUSA$66 millionSeries COak HC/FT, Signalfire, GSR Ventures, Tiger Global Management and Kaiser Permanente Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/osso-vr-raises-66-million-to-broaden-access-to-surgical-education-for-healthcare-professionals-301509932.html
2022MarchParagrafUnited Kingdom$60 millionSeries BNew Science Ventures, Parkwalk, Amadeus Capital Partners, IQ Capital, Molten Ventures, British Patient Capital and In-Q-Tel.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/03/paragraf-raises-60m-in-series-b-financing.html
2022MarchAlice&BobFrance€27 millionSeries AElaia, Bpifrance, Supernova Invest and Breega.https://techcrunch.com/2022/03/09/alicebob-a-quantum-computing-startup-raises-30m-to-launch-its-first-fault-tolerant-cat-qubit-computers-in-2023/
2022MarchLuminous ComputingUSA$105 millionSeries AGigafund, Bill Gates, 8090 Partners, Neo, Third Kind Venture Capital, Alumni Ventures Group, Strawberry Creek Ventures, Horsley Bridge, Modern Venture Partners and others.https://siliconangle.com/2022/03/03/luminous-computing-raises-105m-build-photonics-powered-ai-supercomputer/
2022FebruaryTTTech AutoAustriaUSD 285 millionFurther roundAptiv PLC, Audi, and other investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/tttech-auto-raises-usd285m-in-funding.html
2022
February
Federated Wireless
USA
$58 million
Series D
Cerberus Capital Management, Allied Minds, and GIC.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/federated-wireless-raises-58m-in-series-d-funding.html
2022FebruaryQuantrolOxUnited Kingdom£1.4 millionNot disclosedNielsen Ventures and Hoxton Ventures. Voima Ventures, Remus Capital, Dr. Hermann Hauser, and Laurent Caraffa.https://quantrolox.com/quantrolox-raise-funding/
2022FebruaryRightHand RoboticsUSA$66 millionSeries CSafar Partners, Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, and SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Zebra Technologies, Epson, Global Brain, GV, F-Prime Capital, Menlo Ventures, Matrix Partners, Future Shape, Menlo Ventures and Playground Global.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/RightHand_Robotics_Closes_66M_Funding_Round/a67825
2022FebruaryKinovaCanada$60 millionNot disclosedGraham Partners, Export Development Canada (EDC) and Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF).https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/kinova-raises-60-million-in-new-financing-the-company-s-expansion-into-the-industrial-automation-market-continues-826413359.html
2022FebruaryAlgorithmiqFinland$4 millionFurther roundNokia/Shell, Dawn Capital, Thames Trust, Foobar/Unity3D, Tiger Global, Arena Holdings, Tokyo Black/LookerGoogle/Firebolt, K5 Global and other angels and entrepreneurs.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/algorithmiq-raises-4m-in-seed-funding.html
2022FebruaryE-SpaceFrance$50 millionNot disclosedPrime Movers Labhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/e-space-announces-largest-space-seed-round-ever-to-democratize-space-with-sustainable-satellites-and-reduce-orbital-debris-301476274.html
2022FebruaryH2scanUSA$70 millionNot disclosedLetterOne and GS Energy.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/h2scan-raises-70m-in-funding.html
2022FebruaryLeddarTechCanada$140 millionSeries DFS Investors, Investissement Québec, BDC Capital, Go Capital, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Export Development Canada, ams OSRAM, Desjardins Capital, UI Investissement, Cowen Investment II LLC and other LeddarTech management.https://optics.org/press/5354
2022FebruaryCelestialUSA$56 millionSeries AKoch Disruptive Technologies, Temasek Xora Innovation fund, The Engine, Tyche Partners, M-Ventures, IMEC XPand and Fitz Gate.
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220204005002/en/Celestial-AI-Raises-56-Million-Series-A-to-Disrupt-the-Artificial-Intelligence-Chipset-Industry-with-Novel-Photonic-Electronic-Technology-Platform
2022FebruaryNord QuantiqueCanadaC$9.5 millionNot disclosedBDC Capital Deep Tech Venture Fund, Quantonation VC fund and Real Ventures.
https://www.nordquantique.ca/news/nord-quantique-secures-cad-9-5-million-in-seed-funding
2022FebruaryIceyeFinland$136 millionSeries DSeraphim Space, BAE Systems, Kajima Ventures, Molten Ventures, OTB Ventures, True Ventures, C16 Ventures, Chione Ltd, Services Group of America, UK's National Security Strategic Investment Fund, Space Capital, and Promus Ventures.https://www.satellitetoday.com/business/2022/02/03/iceye-raises-136m-in-series-d-funding-round/
2022FebruaryPrisma PhotonicsIsrael$20 millionSeries BInsight Partners, SE Ventures, and Future Energy Ventures.https://fev.vc/prisma-photonics-raises-20-million/
2022FebruaryG-PALChinaNot disclosedFurther roundBoyuan Capitalhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/g-pal-secures-strategic-investment-from-boschs-boyuan-capital-301485045.html
2022FebruaryAutomataUnited Kingdom$50 millionSeries BOctopus Ventures, Hummingbird, Latitude Ventures, ABB Technology Ventures, Isomer Capital, In-Q-Tel, and others.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/automata-raises-us50-million-in-series-b-financing-to-accelerate-automation-in-life-sciences-301486701.html
2022FebruaryExodigoIsrael$29 millionNot disclosedZeev Ventures, 10D Ventures, SquarePeg Capital, JIBE Ventures, Tidhar Construction, Israel Canada and WXG.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/exodigo-digs-up-29-million-in-seed-funding-to-make-underground-mapping-nonintrusive-301484953.html
2022FebruaryTalespinUSA$15 millionSeries BSeek Investments, Allomer Capital, Pearson Ventures, Accenture Ventures, Go1, and Sony Innovation Fund.https://venturebeat.com/2022/02/17/talespin-raises-20m-to-train-workers-using-spatial-technologies/
2022FebruaryScronaSwitzerland$9.6 millionSeries AAM Ventures, TRUMPF Venture, Verve Ventures and Manz GmbH Management Consulting and Investment.finsmes.com/2022/02/scrona-raises-9-6m-in-series-a-funding.html
2022FebruaryMicropsi IndustriesGermany$30 millionSeries BMetaplanet, VSquared, Ahren Innovation Capital, Project A Ventures and M Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/micropsi-industries-raises-30m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022FebruaryFlexEnableUnited Kingdom$11 millionSeries BCoretronic and other investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/flexenable-raises-11m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022FebruaryCogniFiberIsrael$6 millionSeries AChartered Grouphttps://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/cognifiber-raises-6m-in-series-a-funding.html
2022FebruaryAitoThe Netherlands€1 millionNot disclosedRabobankhttps://www.finsmes.com/2022/02/aito-raises-further-e1m-investment-from-rabobank.html
2022FebruaryPorotechUnited Kingdom$20 millionSeries AAmeba Capital and Speedinvest.https://optics.org/news/13/2/41
2022FebruaryRIOS Intelligent MachinesUSA$28 millionSeries AMain Sequence, Yamaha Motor Ventures, Orbit Venture Partners, Hypertherm Ventures, Valley Capital Partners, Morpheus Ventures, Grit Ventures, and others.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rios-announces-28m-in-new-funding-to-automate-old-line-industries-301486803.html
2022FebruaryMORAISouth Korea$20 millionSeries BKorea Investment Partners, KB Investment, Korea Development Bank (KDB), Naver D2 Startup Factory, Hyundai Motor ZERO1NE, Kakao Ventures, and Atinum Investment.
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/morai-raises-usd-20-million-series-b-funding-round-301477317.html
2022JanuaryZvision TechnologiesChinaNot disclosedSeries CXpeng Motors, Shang Qi Capital, Dongfeng Motor and Intel Capital.https://technode.com/2022/01/12/xpeng-motors-invests-in-lidar-company-to-bolster-self-driving-tech/
2022JanuaryWandelbotsGermany$84 millionSeries CInsight Partners, venture capital firm, like 83North, Microsoft, Next47, Pana, Atlantic Labs and EQT.https://www.therobotreport.com/wandelbots-raises-84m-for-no-code-robotics-programming/
2022January3D Glass Solutions (3DGS)USA$4 millionSeries B1Menlo Microsystems Inc., Corning Incorporated and Sun Mountain Capital.https://www.3dgsinc.com/sites/default/files/media/3dgs_jan31_2022_release.pdf
2022JanuaryStrados LabsUSA$4.5 millionSeries ASOSV, cultivate(MD), Wavemaker360 Health, Blu Venture Investors and Broad Street Angels.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/strados-labs-growing-medtech-company-raises-4-5m-in-pre-series-a-funding-round-301454591.html
2022JanuaryTerra QuantumSwitzerland$60 millionSeries ALakestar and other investors.https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/20/terra-quantum-raises-60m-for-its-quantum-as-a-service-platform/
2022JanuaryOwl Autonomous ImagingUSA$15 millionSeries AState Farm Ventures, Excell Partners, Empire State Development, MHNW Consortium, Dr. Sanjay Jha, and Luminate NY Accelerator.https://optics.org/news/13/1/39
2022JanuaryAtom ComputingUSA$60 millionSeries BThird Point Ventures, Primer Movers Lab, Innovation Endeavors, Venrock, Prelude Ventures and others.https://www.finsmes.com/2022/01/atom-computing-raises-60m-in-series-b-funding.html
2022JanuaryVoyant PhotonicsUSA$15.4 millionSeries AUP.Partners, LDV Capital, and Contour Ventures.https://www.roboticsbusinessreview.com/rbr-investment/voyant-photonics-secures-15-4m-for-novel-chip-scale-lidar-solution-for-3d-machine-perception/
2022
January
Eikon Therapeutics
USA
$517.8 million
Series B
Not disclosed
https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Eikon_Therapeutics_Raises_517M_Expands/a67670
2022JanuaryAegiqUnited Kingdom£3.5 millionNot disclosedHigh-Tech Gründerfonds, Deepbridge Capital and other investors.https://www.aegiq.com/post/aegiq-lands-seed-investment-to-revolutionise-trust-in-telecoms-and-computing-with-quantum-photonics
2022JanuaryNuburuUSA$350 millionNot disclosedAnzu Partners, Grapha Holdings, and Thomas Wilson.https://optics.org/news/13/1/38
2022JanuaryPQShieldUnited Kingdom$20 millionSeries AOxford Science Enterprises and Crane.
https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/25/pqshield-raises-20m-for-its-quantum-ready-future-proof-cryptographic-security-solutions/
2022
January

Emberion
Finland
€6 million
Not disclosed
Nidoco AB, Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment Ltd) and Verso Capital.
https://www.emberion.com/emberion-raises-e6-million-to-accelerate-the-growth-of-its-infrared-imaging-business/
2022
JanuaryTruespeed
United Kingdom
£100 million
Further round
Aviva Investors
https://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/companies/article/14223337/uks-truespeed-lands-100-million-for-fttp-roll-out
2021
December
Blickfeld
Germany
$31 million
Series A
New Future Capital
https://optics.org/news/12/12/14
2021DecemberChayora
China
Not disclosed
Further round
EdgeConneX
https://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/mergers-acquisitions/article/14222673/edgeconnex-to-take-stake-in-chayora-for-china-data-center-presence
2021
December
MicroAlign
Netherlands
Not disclosed
Further round
PhotonDelta and the Smart Industries TTT Fund.
https://www.novuslight.com/tu-eindhoven-spinoff-microalign-receives-funding-to-speed-technology-and-product-development_N12145.html#atop
2021
November
Cognixion
USA
$12 million
Further round
Prime Movers Lab, Northwell Health, Amazon Alexa Fund and Volta Circle.https://www.cognixion.com/blog/2021/11/16/cognixion-raises-12-million-to-advance-assisted-reality-tech-for-millions-affected-by-communication-disabilities
2021
November
Spectralics
Israel
$2 million
Not disclosed
Volvo Cars Tech Fund
https://techcrunch.com/2021/11/23/volvo-cars-tech-fund-invests-2m-in-optics-and-imaging-startup-spectralics/
2021
November
PreAct Technologies
USA
$13 million
Series A
State Farm Ventures, Elev8.VC, Gotham Partners, Traylor Capital, Stargazer Ventures, and others.
https://www.preact-tech.com/news/preact-technologies-secures-13-million-in-funding-to-drive-the-next-generation-of-automotive-safety/
2021
November
HaptX

USA
$4 million
Series A
Crescent Cove Advisors, Verizon Ventures, Mason Avenue Investments, Taylor Frigon Capital Partners, and Upheaval Investments.
https://haptx.com/crescent-cove-investment/
2021
November
Autotalks
Israel
$10 million
Not disclosed
Foxconn Interconnect Technology
https://auto-talks.com/foxconn-interconnect-technology-invests-10-million-in-autotalks-following-strategic-collaboration-agreement/
2021NovemberMoore ThreadsChina
$313 million Series ASource Code Capital, Shanghai Guosheng Group, Bohai Sheng (Hubei) Industrial Fund Management, CCB International, AND China Merchants Securities.
https://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/moore-threads-secures-313m-271373/
2021
November
Holomatic
China
Not disclosed
Series C1
GAC Group
https://autonews.gasgoo.com/m/70019045.html
2021
November
Helm.ai
USA
$26 million
Series B
Amplo, JMPartners, Base Capital Funding, and Freeman Group, ACVC, One Way Ventures, Binnacle Partners, and undisclosed investors.
https://venturebeat.com/2021/11/16/helm-ai-raises-26m-for-unsupervised-autonomous-driving-software/
2021
November
Guangli Technology
China
$15.67 million
Series A+
Full Harvest Asset Management, Songyang Industry Fund, Ivy League Capital, Linear Capital and Vertex Ventures.
https://startupsauthority.com/guangli-technology-raises-over-15-67-million-to-release-ar-smart-glasses-for-general-consumption/
2021
NovemberNorth Ocean Photonics
China
$62.7 million
Series B
CITIC Zhengye Xinye Industry Fund, YF Capital, Haiwang Capital (Pudong Kechuang Group), CCB Investment Funds Management, Future Capital, Source Code Capital and Winsdom Capital (Country Garden Core Alliance Enterprise), Kinzon Capital, Walden International, Lingang Sc-inovation Invest, Vision Plus Capital, Oriza FoFs and Chenhui Venture Partners.
https://pandaily.com/north-ocean-photonics-announces-completion-of-nearly-62-7-million-series-b-financing/
2021
November
DigiLens
USA
$50 Million
Series D
Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Diamond Edge Ventures, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Alsop Louie Partners, 37 Interactive Entertainment, UDC Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures, and others.
https://www.digilens.com/pr-seriesd01/
2021NovemberDispelixFinland$33 millionSeries BAtlantic Bridge, Lifeline Ventures, VTT Ventures, Finnish Industry Investment, 3M Ventures, CCB Trust and Flashpoint.https://optics.org/news/12/11/14
2021
November
Ultraleap
United Kingdom
$82 million
Series D
Tencent, British Patient Capital, CMB International, Mayfair Equity Partners, IP Group, and other undisclosed investors.
https://www.ultraleap.com/company/news/press-release/series-d-fundraise/
2021November
Tyrafos
China
Not disclosed
Series A+
Yunqi Partners
https://pandaily.com/tyrafos-complets-a-round-of-financing-led-by-yunqi-partners/
2021
November
Quandela
France
€15 million
Not disclosed

Omnes, the Defence Innovation Fund, and Quantonation.
https://www.quantonation.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Press-release-Quandela_21.11.16.pdf
2021NovemberBiolinqUSA$100 millionSeries BRiverVest Venture Partners and other undisclosed investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211102005898/en/Biolinq-Raises-100-Million-Unveils-Micro-Sensing-Technology-in-the-Skin
2021
November
QuEra Computing
USA
$17 million
Not disclosed
Rakuten, Day One Ventures, Frontiers Capital, Serguei Beloussov, and Paul Maritz.
https://www.quera.com/news
2021NovemberDustPhotonicsIsrael$33 millionFurther roundGreenfield Partners, Intel Capital, and other investors.https://optics.org/news/12/11/2
2021NovemberSIROIreland€620 millionNot disclosedEuropean Investment Bank and other undisclosed investors.https://www.lightwaveonline.com/fttx/ftth-b/article/14213258/irelands-siro-secures-620-million-to-expand-fttb-footprint
2021
November
Lanxin Technology
China
$15,695 million
Series B
Desay Battery and other undisclosed investors.
https://pandaily.com/vision-system-developer-lanxin-technology-finishes-b-round-of-financing-worth-over-100-million-yuan/
2021NovemberNetomniaUnited Kingdom£123 millionNot disclosedESO Capital Partners UK LLP, AdvenCap, Avenue Capital Group and founders of Netomnia.https://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2021/11/netomnia-get-gbp123m-funding-for-uk-fttp-broadband-rollout.html
2021NovemberOQmentedGermany$9.3 millionSeries AIT-Farm Corporation, Leblon Capital, DEEPTECH-A and Salvia, Vsquared Ventures, Jinhua Shen, Baltic Business Angels SL-H, MBG Schleswig-Holstein.https://oqmented.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Press-release_OQmented-seed-extension.pdf
2021
October
AIM Photonics
USA
$321 million
Not disclosed
Force Research Laboratory and the Research Foundation of the State University of New York.
https://optics.org/news/12/10/40
2021October FlexcitonUnited Kingdom£15 millionSeries ANadav Rosenberg (Saras Capital), BACKED VC Chalfen Ventures, and Entrepreneur First.https://www.flexciton.com/single-post/flexciton-announces-15m-series-a-investment
2021October SigmaSenseUSA$24 millionSeries BNot disclosedhttps://sigmasense.com/sigmasense-closes-24m-series-b-funding-round/
2021OctoberTactile MobilityIsrael$27 millionSeries CDelek Motors, Goodyear Ventures, Porsche Ventures, Union Group, The Group Ventures, Zvi Neta (AEV), Giora Ackerstein, and Doron Livnat.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/10/tactile-mobility-raises-additional-27m-in-series-c-funding.html
2021OctoberConflux TechnologyAustraliaAUD$8.5 millionSeries AAM Ventures and Acorn Capital.https://www.3dprintingmedia.network/conflux-technology-secures-aud8-5-million-in-series-a-investment-round/
2021OctoberMultiverse ComputingSpain€10 millionNot disclosedJME Ventures, Quantonation, EASO Ventures, Inveready, CLAVE Capital (Mondragón Fondo de Promoción), Ikerlan, LKS, Penja Strategy, Seed Gipuzkoa and Ezten Venture Capital Fund.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020005605/en/Quantum-Computing-Startup-Multiverse-Computing-Closes-%E2%82%AC10-Million-Investment-Round
2021OctoberSenteaBelgium€ 2.3 millionNot disclosedFinindus, PMV, Qbic II and Fidimec.https://www.qbic.be/nieuws/sentea-raises-2-3-million-euros-to-support-the-growth-of-its-fiber-optic-sensing-business
2021OctoberBlueDot PhotonicsUSA$1 millionFurther roundHamamatsu Ventureshttps://www.novuslight.com/hamamatsu-ventures-usa-invests-in-perovskite-company-bluedot-photonics_N11955.html
2021OctoberOneProjectsRepublic of Ireland$17 millionSeries A2imec.xpand, European Innovation Council Fund, LSP, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, and other existing investors.https://www.pcronline.com/News/Press-releases/2021/oneprojects-announces-17-million-new-financing-advance-development-4d-cardiac-imaging-technology
2021OctoberTriLiteAustria€8 millionFurther roundAPEX Ventures, B&C Innovation Investments, Hermann Hauser Investment, TEC Ventures, QC·Ventures and other investors.https://optics.org/news/12/10/30
2021OctoberSWIR Vision SystemsUSA$5 millionSeries AKeiretsu Forum angel investor network, RTI International, Blue Sky Capital, AAC Technologies Ltd., Carolina Angel Network, WaterStar Capital, and Oval Park Capital.https://optics.org/news/12/10/29
2021OctoberArmonica TechnologiesUSA$2 millionSeries BHamamatsu, Cottonwood Technology Fund, Sun Mountain Capital, and Tramway Venture Partners.https://optics.org/news/12/10/23
2021OctoberPeak NanosystemUSA$25 millionFurther roundSquadron Capital.https://optics.org/news/12/10/12
2021OctoberAnello PhotonicsUSA$28 millionSeries ANew Legacy Ventures, Lockheed Martin Ventures, Catapult Ventures, JS Capital, Hardware Club, and other unmentioned individual investors.https://finance.yahoo.com/news/anello-photonics-completes-28m-series-124700408.html
2021OctoberFruitcore RoboticsGermany$20 millionSeries A UVC Partners, btov Partners and CNB Capital.https://www.therobotreport.com/fruitcore-robotics-closes-20m-series-a/
2021OctoberZEUS laserUSA$18.5 millionNot disclosedNSFhttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Full-Power_3-Petawatt_ZEUS_Laser_Awarded_185M/a67262
2021SeptemberFocused EnergyUSA and Germany$15 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://optics.org/news/12/9/42
2021SeptemberMech-Mind RoboticsChina$155 millionSeries C+Meituan and IDG Capital.https://www.therobotreport.com/mech-mind-robotics-155m-3d-vision/
2021SeptemberMetoMotionIsrael$5 millionNot disclosedRidder, Navus Ventures, and other undisclosed investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/09/metomotion-raised-5m-in-funding.html
2021SeptemberQC WareUSA$25 millionSeries BKoch Disruptive Technologies, Covestro, Samsung Ventures, Citi, D. E. Shaw group and Pegasus Tech Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/09/qc-ware-raises-25m-in-series-b-financing.html
2021SeptemberQuantum MachinesIsrael$50 millionSeries BRed Dot Capital Partners, Exor, Claridge Israel, Samsung NEXT, Valor Equity Partners, Atreides Management LP, TLV Partners, Battery Ventures and 2i Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/quantum-machines-raises-50m-to-make-quantum-computers-ubiquitous-and-disruptive-across-all-industries-301369668.html
2021SeptemberForetellixIsrael$32 million Series BMoreTech Ventures, Volvo Group Venture Capital, Nationwide, NI, Japan-Israel High Tech Ventures, 83North Ventures, Jump Capital, OurCrowd and NextGear.https://www.foretellix.com/foretellix-round-b-announcement/
2021SeptemberOculiiUSANot disclosedSeries BGeneral Motorshttps://techcrunch.com/2021/09/13/gm-invests-in-radar-software-startup-oculii-as-demand-for-automated-driving-features-rise/
2021SeptemberAgile RobotsGermany$220 millionSeries CSoftBank Vision Fund 2, Abu Dhabi Royal Group, GL Ventures, Sequoia China, Linear Capital, Xiaomi Group, Foxconn Industrial Internet (“FII”), and Midas.https://www.therobotreport.com/agile-robots-closes-220m-series-c-funding/
2021SeptemberCarbon RoboticsUSA$27 millionSeries BAnthos Capital, Ignition Partners, Fuse Venture Capital, Voyager Capital, Bolt and Liquid2 Ventures.https://carbonrobotics.com/news/carbon-robotics-closes-27-million-in-series-b-financing-round-led-by-anthos-capital
2021SeptemberAmbi RoboticsUSA$26 millionSeries ATiger Global Management, Bow Capital, Vertex Ventures US and The House Fund.
2021SeptemberPhiar TechnologiesUSA$12 millionSeries AState Farm Ventures, Cambridge Mobile Telematics, Telenav, and Norwest Venture Partners, The Venture Reality Fund, and GFR Fund.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/09/phiar-technologies-raises-12m-in-series-a-funding.html
2021SeptemberKeenon RoboticsChina$200 millionSeries DSoftbank Vision Fund 2*, CICC ALPHA and Prosperity7 Ventures.
2021AugustForefrontUnited Kingdom£1.5 millionNot disclosedScience Creates Ventures, Foresight Williams Technology, BGF, and The Cambridge Angels.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/08/forefront-rf-raises-1-5m-in-funding.html
2021AugustDiamond AgeUSA$8 millionNot disclosedPrime Movers Lab, Alpaca VC, Dolby Family Ventures, Calm Ventures, Gaingels, Towerview Ventures, GFA Venture Partners, and Suffolk Construction.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/diamond-age-raises-8-million-seed-round-to-advance-robotics-and-3d-printing-for-affordable-home-construction-301358921.html
2021AugustSpartan RadarUSA$10 millionFurther roundPrime Movers Lab, 8VC, Mac VC, Alumni Ventures Group, Broom Ventures and Gaingels.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/spartan-radar-raises-10-million-in-seed-funding-to-advance-autonomous-vehicle-radar-software-301363246.html
2021AugustTrice MedicalUSANot disclosedSeries DBioventushttps://tricemedical.com/trice-medical-receives-investment-and-international-distribution-partnership-from-bioventus-inc/
2021AugustChromacityUnited Kingdom£1.2 millionFurther roundKelvin Capital, EOS, Scottish Enterprise and ESM Investments.https://chromacitylasers.com/funding-round/
2021AugustQuantum BrillianceGermany$9.7 million Not disclosedQxBranch founders’, Main Sequence investment consortium, CP Ventures, Investible, Jelix Ventures, MA Financial, Growth Ventures Fund, R3I Ventures, and Ultratech Capital Partners.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/08/quantum-brilliance-raises-9-7m-in-seed-funding.html
2021AugustKairos AerospaceUSA$26 millionSeries CDCVC, OGCI Climate Investments, John Crane, and Energy Innovation Capital.https://optics.org/news/12/8/27
2021AugustUltromicsUnited Kingdom$33 millionSeries BBlue Venture Fund, Optum Ventures, GV, and Oxford Sciences Innovation.https://www.ultromics.com/press-releases/ultromics-raises-33m-in-series-b-funding-to-help-transform-cardiac-disease-treatment
2021AugustSpeclipseSouth Korea$7.7 millionNot disclosedSignite Partners with participation from BNH Investment, Shinhan Capital, MiCo and MiCoBioMed.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/08/speclipse-raises-7-7m-in-funding.html
2021AugustSpectricityBelgium€ 14 millionSeries BAtlanticBridge, Capricorn Fusion China Fund, Shanghai Semiconductor Equipment and Material Fund and other undisclosed investors.http://spectricity.com/spectricity-home-page__2/news/
2021JulyScreenPointNetherlands$28 millionSeries CInsight Partners, ScreenPoint Medical's founders, Siemens Healthineers, Oost NL, and University Radiology Group (URG).https://screenpoint-medical.com/screenpoint-medical-raises-28m-in-its-series-c-funding-with-insight-partners/
2021JulyEyenukUSA$6.2 millionFurther roundAXA IMhttps://www.finsmes.com/2021/07/eyenuk-raises-6-2m-in-funding.html
2021JulySonatusUSA$35 millionSeries ASilicon Valley VC Translink Capital, Marvell Technology, UMC Capital and Wanxiang Group.https://techcrunch.com/2021/07/21/auto-software-company-sonatus-raises-35-million-from-hyundai-motor-group-saic-capital/
2021JulyMINIEYEChinaNot disclosedFurther roundCICC ALPHA, Dongfeng Asset Management Co., Ltd., Harvest Capital and Vision Plus Capital.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minieye-raised-d1-round-of-financing-will-deliver-500-000-adas-products-in-2021--301326546.html
2021JulyPropheseeFranceNot disclosedFurther roundSinovation Ventures, Xiaomi and Inno-Chip.https://www.prophesee.ai/2021/07/06/strategic-investment-sinovation-xiaomi-inno-chip/
2021JulyQuantifi PhotonicsNew Zealand$10 millionSeries BNot disclosedhttps://www.quantifiphotonics.com/quantifi-photonics-closes-series-b-funding/
2021JulyFabric8LabsUSA$19.3 millionSeries AIntel Capital, Lam Capital, TDK Ventures, SE Ventures, imec.xpand, Stanley Ventures and Mark Cuban.https://techcrunch.com/2021/07/20/metal-3d-printing-company-fabric8labs-raises-19m/?cx_testId=6&cx_testVariant=cx_undefined&cx_artPos=1#cxrecs_s
2021JulyPsiQuantumUSA$450 millionSeries DBlackRock, Baillie Gifford and M12, Blackbird Ventures, Temasek.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/PsiQuantum_Will_Build_Commercial_Quantum_Computer/a67202
2021JulyInkbitUSA$30 millionSeries BPhoenix Venture Partners LLChttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/inkbit-secures-30m-in-series-b-funding-301337137.html
2021JulyAidocIsrael$66 million Series C General Catalysthttps://www.finsmes.com/2021/07/aidoc-raises-66m-in-series-c-funding.html
2021JuneLightspeed MicroscopyUSA$4 million Series ADynamk Capitalhttps://www.finsmes.com/2021/06/lightspeed-microscopy-raises-4m-in-series-a-financing.html
2021JunePorotechUnited Kingdom£3 millionFurther roundSpeedinvest, IQ Capital,Cambridge Enterprise, Martlet, and Cambridge Angels.https://optics.org/press/5135
2021JuneZvision TechnologiesChinaNot disclosedSeries BIntel Capital and Sinovation Ventures.https://www.caixinglobal.com/2021-06-21/zvisions-latest-funding-round-shows-investor-interest-in-lidar-has-got-range-101729654.html
2021JuneSeurat TechnologiesUSA$41 millionSeries BCapricorn’s Technology Impact Fund, Denso, True Ventures, GM Ventures, Porsche Automobil Holding, Siemens Energy, and Maniv Mobility.https://optics.org/news/12/6/42
2021JuneIsorgFrance€16 millionSeries CSumitomo Chemical, Mitsubishi Corporation, Integrated Systems Development SA, Financière Fonds Privés, Bpifrance, New Science Venture, CEA Investment and Sofimac Group (Limousin Participations).https://www.isorg.fr/isorg-raises-e16-million-in-series-c-financing/
2021JuneHesai TechnologyChina$300 millionSeries DGL Ventures, Xiaomi, Meituan, and CITICPE.https://autonews.gasgoo.com/china_news/70018307.html
2021JunePasqalFrance€25 millionSeries AQuantonation and the Defense Innovation Fund (managed by Bpifrance on behalf of the Defense Innovation Agency), Runa Capital, Daphni, Eni Next.https://pasqal.io/2021/06/08/pasqal-raises-e25-m-in-series-a-funding-to-speed-up-commercialization-of-quantum-processors/
2021JuneRaythinkChina¥10 millionSeries APlum Ventures, Qianhai FOF, Weed Ventures and Oriental Fortune Capital.https://www.raythinktech.com/show-38-21-1.html
2021MayOmnitron SensorsUSA$2.4 millionNot disclosedStratMinds, Lombardstreet Ventures and 500 Startups.https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/omnitron-sensors/company_financials
2021
May
Surfix
Netherlands
€8.5 million
Not disclosed
Qurin Diagnostics, LioniX International, PhotonDelta and East Netherlands Development Agency Oost NL.
https://www.lionix-international.com/about-us/news/e8-5-investment-in-photonic-diagnostic-biosensing/
2021
May
Eys3D
China
$7 million
Series A
Arm IoT Capital, WI Harper Group, and Marubun Corporation.
https://venturebeat.com/2021/05/25/eys3d-raises-7m-for-ai-edge-sensor-technology/
2021MayColdQuantaUSA$20 millionSeries BFoundry Group, Global Frontier Quantum Opportunity Fund, LCP Quantum Partners and Maverick Ventures.https://www.globenewswire.com/en/news-release/2021/05/12/2228069/0/en/ColdQuanta-Announces-20-Million-in-Funding-to-Accelerate-Commercialization-of-Cold-Atom-Quantum-Technology.html
2021MayUltraSightIsrael$13 millionSeries BYozma Group Korea, Atain Specialty Insurance Company and Weizmann Institute of Science.https://www.ultrasight.com/ultrasight-raises-13-million-to-bring-a
2021MayAtonarpJapan$50 millionSeries DWRVI Capital and other unmentioned investors.https://www.atonarp.com/atonarp-news/atonarp-announces-50m-series-d-financing-to-scale-its-molecular-sensing-virtual-metrology-technology-for-semiconductor-manufacturing
2021MayXanaduCanada$100 millionSeries BBessemer Venture Partners, Capricorn, Tiger Global, BDC Capital, In-Q-Tel, Georgian, OMERS, and Tim Draper.https://optics.org/news/12/5/38
2021MayPath RoboticsUSA$56 millionSeries BAddition, Drive Capital, Basis Set, and Lemnos Lab.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/05/path-robotics-raises-56m-in-funding.html
2021MayformlabsUSA$150 millionSeries ESoftBank Vision Fund 2https://techcrunch.com/2021/05/19/formlabs-raises-150m/
2021MayPointGrabUnited Kingdom£3.4 millionNot disclosedEMV Capital, ABB Ventures, Signify.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/05/pointgrab-raises-3-4m-in-funding.html
2021MaySenoricsGermany€8 millionSeries AFIDURA Private Equity, ZEISS Ventures, Ventura Investment, Technologie Gründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS), and the TU Dresden Aktiengesellschaft (TUDAG).https://senorics.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/2021_05_19_Senorics_Pre-Series-A_Financing-Round.pdf
2021MayEikon TherapeuticsUSA$148 millionSeries AThe Column Group, Foresite Capital, Innovation Endeavors and Lux Capital.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210505005416/en/Eikon-Therapeutics-Closes-148-Million-Series-A-Financing-to-Develop-High-Throughput-Super-Resolution-Microscopy-for-Drug-Discovery
2021MayLightmatterUSA$80 millionSeries BViking Global Investors, GV, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Lockheed Martin, Matrix Partners, SIP Global Partners, Spark Capital, and others.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210506005271/en/Lightmatter-Raises-80M-Series-B-and-Brings-Photonic-Compute-Chip-to-Market-That-Accelerates-AI-With-10x-Plus-Speed-and-Energy-Advantage
2021MayScantinel PhotonicsGermany€ 7.5 millionNot disclosedScania Growth Capital and other undisclosed investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/05/scantinel-photonics-raises-e-7-5m-in-funding.html
2021MayAgnostiqCanada$2 millionNot disclosedDifferential Ventures, Scout Ventures, Tensility Venture Partners, Boost VC, and Green Egg Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/agnostiq-secures-2-million-seed-round-to-further-develop-saas-based-quantum-solutions-301290810.html
2021MayQphoXNetherlands€2 millionNot disclosedQuantonation, Speedinvest, High-Tech Grunderfonds, and TU Delft.https://techcrunch.com/2021/05/12/dutch-startup-qphox-raises-e2m-to-connect-quantum-computers-with-a-quantum-modem/
2021MayQnamiSwitzerland$4.4 millionSeries ARuna Capital, SIT Capital, Quantonation, Verve Ventures, ZKB Start-up Finance and the High Tech Gründerfond.https://qnami.ch/qnami-closes-4-0m-chf-series-a-round/
2021MayInnovusionUSA$64 millionSeries BTemasek, BAI Capital, Joy Capital, NIO Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, and F-Prime Capital.https://www.innovusion.com/news-13
2021MayLightCode PhotonicsEstonia425000Pre-seedUnited Angels VC and Superangel, Martin Villig, Taavi Kotka, Sten Tamkivi, and Ragnar Sass.https://www.eu-startups.com/2021/05/estonia-based-lightcode-photonics-raises-e425k-to-transform-the-autonomous-vehicle-industry/
2021MaySiLC TechnologiesUSA$17 millionSeries AAlter Venture Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV*, Epson, UMC Capital, Yamato Holdings and Global Brain.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210524005118/en/SiLC-Technologies-Raises-17M-Series-A-Funding-Round-to-Advance-Machine-Vision-Applications
2021AprilLumicksNetherlands$93 millionSeries DFarallon Capital Management, Lauxera Capital Partners, Softbank Vision 2, T. Rowe Price Associates, Parian Global Management, Pura Vida Investments, Irving Investors, and Gilde Healthcare.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lumicks-raises-93-million-in-series-d-financing-301270485.html
2021AprilVector PhotonicsUnited Kingdom£1.6 millionFurther roundForesight, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, and Equity Gap.https://www.vectorphotonics.co.uk/news/vector-photonics-1-6m-equity-investment-for-next-generation-laser-commercialisation-takes-its-seed-funding-round-to-4m/
2021AprilJolt Capital IVFrance€212 millionSecond closingJolt Capitalhttps://jolt-capital.com/news/jolt-capital-announces-a-second-closing-of-212me-for-its-new-growth-fund-jolt-capital-iv/
2021AprilHolorideGermany$12 millionSeries ATerranet and Chinese financial and automotive technology investors.https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/22/audi-spinoff-holoride-collects-e10m-in-series-a-led-by-terranet-ab/
2021AprilSentiARUSA$5.1 millionSeries ATechWald Holding, BioGenerator, Cultivation Capital, VCapital, Neue Fund, QRM Capital, and Keiretsu Forum.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/04/sentiar-closes-5-1m-series-a-funding.html
2021AprilQLM TechnologyUnited Kingdom£3.1 millionFurther roundGreen Angel Syndicate, Enterprise100 syndicate, Newable Venture Fund, Development Bank of Wales, Bristol Private Equity Club, Britbots Seed Fund, and ChampionX.https://qlmtec.com/qlm-announces-successful-completion-of-seed-round-of-funding/
2021AprilOnLumeUSA$7 millionSeries ACambridge Investment Group (Luzich Partners LLC), WARF Ventures (Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation) and Wisconsin Investment Partners (WIP).https://www.onlume.com/onlume-surgical-completes-7-million-series-a-financing/
2021AprilLEDCitySwitzerland$2.1 millionFurther roundangel investors via SICTIC.https://ledcity.io/en/2021/04/12/led-professional-ledcity-secured-chf-2-million/
2021AprilXwingUSA$40 millionFurther roundBlackhorn Ventures, ACME Capital, Loup Ventures, R7 Partners, Eniac Ventures, Alven Capital and Array Ventures.https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/15/autonomous-aviation-startup-xwing-hits-400m-valuation-after-latest-funding-round/
2021AprilEFFECT PhotonicsNetherlands$43 millionSeries CInvest-NLhttps://effectphotonics.com/effect-photonics-completes-its-series-c-funding-round-raising-a-total-of-43m/
2021AprilimageensFrance€1.2 millionNot disclosedAnaxago, BADGE (Business Angels des Grandes Ecoles), COALESCENCE, and existing investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005466/en/IMAGEENS-Raises-1.2Mn%E2%82%AC-Seed-Financing-Round-to-Launch-Its-First-Two-Products
2021MarchAudioptics MedicalCanada$1.9 millionFurther roundInnovacorp and Carl Zeiss Meditec.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/audioptics-medical-closes-1-9-million-seed-investment-round-to-help-surgeons-treat-hearing-loss-by-more-accurately-visualizing--diagnosing-middle-ear-pathologies-301258761.html
2021MarchLightpointUnited Kingdom$8 millionNot disclosedOxford Technology, Venture Founders, Coutts Bank, and British Business Bank Future Fund.https://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/lightpoint-medical-announces-8-million-in-funding-to-support-commercial-launch-of-its-robotic-cancer-detection-probe-827551590.html
2021MarchLGNUnited Kingdom$2 millionNot disclosedTrucks Venture Capital, Luminous Ventures, and Jaguar Land Rover.https://tech.eu/brief/london-based-edge-ai-firm-lgn-raises-2-million/
2021MarchMICLEDI MicrodisplaysBelgium€7 millionNot disclosedFPIM and KBC Focus Fund.https://www.micledi.com/news/press-release-mar-4th-2021
2021MarchAeponyxCanada$10 millionNot disclosedonds Ecofuel, Investissement Québec, Business Development Bank of Canada, Pangaea Ventures and Fonds Innovexport.https://aeponyx.com/aeponyx-closes-10m-funding-round/
2021MarchEFFECT PhotonicsNetherlands$37 millionSeries CSmile Invest, Innovation Industries Fund, Photon Delta, btov Partners, Brabant Development Agency (BOM) and other individual investors.https://effectphotonics.com/effect-photonics-raises-37m-to-develop-single-chip-coherent-optics-and-scale-production/
2021MarchVenus AerospaceUSA$3 millionNot disclosedPrime Movers Lab, Draper Associates, Boost VC, Saturn Five and X-Factor Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/venus-aerospace-closes-on-3-million-in-seed-funding-301239617.html
2021MarchTechsoMedIsrael$7 millionSeries BAxil Capital, Yongjin Capital, Cobro Ventures, Magna Capital Partners, Radianx Capital, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., and NextLeap Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/techsomed-raises-7-million-series-b-financing-led-by-axil-capital-301239657.html
2021MarchBarajaAustraliaAUD $40 millionSeries BBlackbird Ventures, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Main Sequence Ventures, Regal Funds Management, Perennial Value Management, HESTA, and InterValley Ventures.https://www.baraja.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/FINAL-Baraja-Announcement-%E2%80%94-LiDAR-innovator-Baraja-raises-AUD40m-to-bring-autonomous-vehicles-to-market-sooner5.pdf
2021MarchSkycatchUSA$25 millionFurther roundADB Ventures and Wavemaker.https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/25/drone-data-scanning-company-skycatch-announces-a-25m-raise/
2021MarchSUB2rUSA$3.5 millionSeries ARiva Technologyhttps://www.sub2r.co/sub2r-raises-investment-from-rte
2021MarchPixxelUSA & India$7.3 millionNot disclosedOmnivore VC, Techstars, Lightspeed Ventures, Blume, growX, Ryan Johnson, former President at Planet Labs, and others.https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/pixxel-closes-7-3-million-seed-funding/articleshow/81568854.cms
2021March3DLOOKUSA$6.5 millionSeries AAlmaz Capital, TMT Investments and Zubr Capital.https://3dlook.me/blog/3dlook-announces-6-5-million-series-a-round/
2021MarchUtilisUSA$6 millionNot disclosedBeringeahttps://www.finsmes.com/2021/03/utilis-raises-6m-in-funding.html
2021MarchAdapttechUnited Kingdom£2 millionNot disclosedMEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, Bionova Capital, ACF Investors, Wealth Club and Wren Capital.https://www.adapttech.eu/press-releases/2021/3/22/adapttech-secures-2-million-in-new-funding
2021FebruaryNIL TechnologyDenmark$31 millionFurther roundJolt Capital, NGP Capital, Vækstfonden, and EIC Fund.https://www.nilt.com/nilt-raises-e26m-to-accelerate-manufacturing-of-optical-solutions/
2021FebruarySpectraWAVEUSA$13.2 millionSeries ADeerfield Managementhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005225/en/SpectraWAVE-Announces-13.2-Million-Series-A-2-Financing-from-Existing-Investors-to-Bring-Intracoronary-Imaging-Technology-to-Market
2021FebruaryBolbUSA$16 millionSeries AOsram Opto Semiconductors, Southeast Asian UVC-Tech Group and Walden International.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/germicidal-ultraviolet-led-start-up-bolb-inc-raises-16-million-in-series-a-round-led-by-fluxunit-osram-investment-arm-301230719.html
2021FebruaryUiPathUSA$750 millionSeries FCoatue, Alkeon Capital, Altimeter Capital, Dragoneer, IVP, Sequoia, Tiger Global, and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price.https://www.uipath.com/newsroom/uipath-closes-750-million-series-f-funding
2021FebruaryQuantum Optics Jena GermanyNot disclosedNot disclosedELAS Technologies, Fraunhofer Technologie-Transfer Fonds and beteiligungsmangement Thüringen (bm|t).https://www.iof.fraunhofer.de/en/pressrelease/2021/quantum-optics-jena.html
2021FebruaryRecogniUSA$48.9 millionSeries BWRVI Capital, Mayfield Fund, Continental, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, Toyota AI Ventures, BMW i Ventures, Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures, DNS Capital, and others.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/recogni-raises-48-9-million-series-b-investment-led-by-wrvi-capital-301229619.html
2021FebruaryMetalenzUSA$10 millionSeries A3M Ventures, Applied Ventures LLC, Intel Capital, M Ventures, TDK Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, and Braemar Energy Ventures.https://news.crunchbase.com/news/metalenz-puts-10m-series-a-into-focus-with-investment-from-intel-and-3m/
2021FebruarySPARK MicrosystemsCanadaCDN $17.5 millionFurther roundCycle Capital, ND Capital, Export Development Canada, and Real Ventures.https://www.sparkmicro.com/spark-microsystems-announces-cdn17-5-million-financing-led-by-cycle-capital-to-drive-commercialization/
2021FebruaryC. Light TechnologiesUSA$2.5 millionFurther roundCreative Ventures, Yamaha Motor Ventures, Wisconsin Investment Partners, Berkeley Skydeck Fund, Band of Angels, EGB Capital, Monde Green Ventures, Puck Ventures, and Vectors Angel.https://www.finsmes.com/2021/02/c-light-technologies-raises-2-5m-in-seed-funding.html
2021FebruaryShield AIUSA$90 millionSeries CPoint72 Ventures and other undisclosed investors.https://www.shield.ai/news/2021/2/23/shield-ai-raises-90-million-series-c-funding-point72-ventures-and-other-investors
2021JanuaryTactile MobilityIsraelNot disclosedFurther roundNexteer Automotive and The Group Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/tactile-mobility-secures-strategic-investment-from-nexteer-automotive-and-the-group-ventures-to-support-growing-demand-for-tactile-virtual-sensing-and-data-301202670.html
2021JanuaryRockley PhotonicsUnited Kingdom$65 millionFurther roundMorningside Ventures and other undisclosed investors.https://rockleyphotonics.com/rockley-closes-additional-65-million-to-accelerate-growth/
2021JanuaryUVeyeIsrael$40 millionNot disclosedHyundai Motor Company, W. R. Berkley Corporation and other investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/uveye-secures-strategic-investment-from-hyundai-motor-company-301210921.html
2021JanuaryTeraviewUnited KingdomNot disclosedNot disclosedSustainable Innovation Fund, Innovate UK.https://teraview.com/2021/01/17/uk-research-and-innovation-invest-in-teraviews-6g-technology/
2021JanuaryDominion AestheticUSA$23.7 millionSeries BDominion Aesthetic Technologies CEO Cooper Collins, MagnaSci Ventures, McNair Interests Ltd, and Morton Cohn Investments.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dominion-aesthetic-technologies-closes-23-7-million-series-b-financing-to-accelerate-the-commercialization-of-eon-301217206.html
2021JanuaryOxboticaUnited Kingdom$47 millionSeries BBGF, bp ventures, Halma, HostPlus, IP Group,Tencent, Venture Science, and funds advised by Doxa Partners.https://www.oxbotica.com/insight/oxbotica-raises-47-million-to-deploy-autonomy-software-platform-around-the-world/
2021JanuaryZadar LabsUSA$5.6 millionNot disclosedZoox, HYPR, Leslie Ventures, Jeff Rothschild, Plug and Play, and Mentors Fund.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/zadar-labs-developing-next-generation-imaging-radar-closes-5-6m-in-seed-funding-301214844.html
2021JanuaryAevaUSA$200 millionFurther roundSylebra Capitalhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aeva-inc-and-interprivate-acquisition-corp-announce-200-million-investment-from-sylebra-capital-in-support-of-business-combination-301200014.html
2021JanuaryOrigin QuantumChina$15.45 millionSeries AChina Internet Investment Fund, Guoxin Fund, CICC Qizhi, Chengdu Industrial Investment, CCB International, Zhongke Yucheng, Zhongtian Fortune, and Pangu Turing.https://thequantumdaily.com/2021/01/19/origin-quantum-raises-100-million-plus-yuan-15-million-u-s-in-latest-funding-round/
2021JanuaryPromaxoUSA$4.17 millionFurther roundHuamihttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210113005241/en/Promaxo-Raises-4.17M-in-Funding-Round-Led-by-Huami-Corporation
2021JanuarySila NanotechnologiesUSA$590 millionSeries FCoatue, T. Rowe Price Associates, 8VC, Bessemer Venture Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Sutter Hill Ventures.https://silanano.com/news/sila-nanotechnologies-raises-590m-to-fund-battery-materials-factory/
2021JanuaryMicatuUSA$10 MillionNot disclosedWAVE Equity Partners and other unmentioned investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210113005743/en/Micatu-Secures-10-Million-Investment-from-WAVE-Equity-Partners-for-Disruptive-Grid-Optical-Sensor-Platform
2021JanuaryClassiqIsrael$10.5 millionSeries ATeam8, Wing Venture Capital, Entrée Capital, OurCrowd and IN Venture.https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/27/classiq-raises-10-5m-series-a-round-for-its-quantum-software-development-platform/
2020DecemberScale AIUSA$155 millionFurther roundTiger Globalhttps://scale.com/blog/series-d
2020DecemberProcess Sensing TechnologiesUnited KingdomNot disclosedFurther roundAEA Investors LPhttps://www.processsensing.com/en-us/news/Process-Sensing-Technologies-Announces-New-Majority-Investment-from-AEA-Investors.htm
2020DecemberAkasha ImagingUSA$10.75 millionSeries AKhosla Ventures, Sierra Ventures, and Promus Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/akasha-imaging-closes-10-75-million-in-series-a-funding-301189217.html
2020DecemberFylamyntUSA$6.5 millionFurther roundGradient Ventures, Mango Capital, and Point72 Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fylamynt-launches-with-6-5-million-seed-to-automate-cloud-workflows-301183924.html
2020DecemberNuburuUSA$20 millionSeries BAnzu Partners, Thomas Wilson (CEO of Allstate Corporation), and other investors.https://nuburu.net/nuburu-completes-20-million-series-b/
2020DecemberUbiQDUSA$7 millionSeries AScout Ventures, Keiretsu Forum, Sun Mountain Capital, Epic Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures, Arcview Collective Fund, and Nanosys.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ubiqd-announces-7m-in-series-a-funding-to-scale-deployment-of-quantum-dot-technology-in-agriculture-and-energy-301189138.html
2020DecemberCambridge Quantum ComputingUnited Kingdom$45 millionNot disclosedHoneywell Ventures, IBM Ventures, JSR Corporation, Serendipity Capital, Alvarium Investments and Talipot Holdings.https://cambridgequantum.com/cambridge-quantum-computing-completes-45-million-financing/
2020DecemberMech-Mind Robotics Technologies Ltd.China$15 millionSeries B+Sequoia Capital China, and Source Code Capital.https://www.mech-mind.de/en/translate-to-englisch-aktuelles/news-detail/robot-ai-company-mech-mind-robotics-raises-close-to-us15-million-in-series-b
2020NovemberM SquaredUnited Kingdom£32.5 millionFurther roundSantander UK and Scottish National Investment Bank.https://businesscloud.co.uk/glasgow-quantum-developer-raises-32-5m-from-major-backers/
2020NovemberSense PhotonicsUSA$32 millionFurther roundIDEAhttps://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article247285224.html
2020NovemberNuroUSA$500 millionSeries CT. Rowe Price, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Baillie Gifford, SoftBank Vision Fund 1, and Greylock.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/11/09/2122658/0/en/Nuro-Announces-500-Million-Financing-Round.html
2020NovemberLunewaveUSA$7 millionSeries AFM Capital, Baidu, Proeza Ventures, Intact Ventures, Blue 9 Capital, Tsingyuan Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lunewave-radar-and-antenna-pioneer-closes-7m-in-new-investment-led-by-fm-capital-with-support-from-proeza-ventures-baidu-ventures-301178663.html
2020NovemberPony.aiUSA$267 millionFurther roundOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board’s Teachers’ Innovation Platform, Fidelity China Special Situations PLC, 5Y Capital, ClearVue Partners, Eight Roads.https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/05/autonomous-vehicle-startup-pony-ai-raises-267-million-at-an-over-5-3-billion-valuation/
2020NovemberCytek BiosciencesUSA$120 millionFurther round (Series D)RA Capital and Hillhouse Capital, OrbiMed and LYFE Capital.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Cytek_Biosciences_Closes_Series_D_Funding_with/a66368
2020NovemberOutSenseIsrael$2.2 millionSeries APeregrine Ventureshttps://venturebeat.com/2020/11/09/outsenses-ai-looks-for-life-threatening-diseases-in-your-poop/
2020NovemberAurora SolarUSA$50 millionSeries BIconiq Growth, Energize Ventures, Fifth Wall, and Pear VC.https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/30/aurora-solar-raises-50-million-to-streamline-solar-installation-with-predictive-algorithms/
2020NovemberAyar LabsUSA$35 millionSeries BDowning Ventures, BlueSky Capital, Applied Ventures , Castor Ventures, Downing Ventures (U.K.), and SGInnovate (Singapore).https://ayarlabs.com/ayar-labs-secures-35-million-in-series-b-funding-and-adds-new-strategic-and-global-investors-as-interest-in-optical-i-o-grows/
2020NovemberAutonomous a2zSouth Korea$1.9 millionFurther roundNot disclosedhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/autonomous-a2z-raises-us1-9m-in-seed-round-for-autonomous-driving-solution-301177329.html
2020NovemberGatikCanada$25 millionSeries AWittington Ventures and Innovation Endeavors, FM Capital, Intact Ventures, Dynamo Ventures, Fontinalis Partners, and AngelPad.https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/23/gatik-raises-22-5-million-for-autonomous-short-haul-delivery-trucks/
2020NovemberEdgeQUSA$51 millionSeries AThreshold Ventures (formerly DFJ), Fusion Fund, and Yahoo!https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/17/edgeq-emerges-from-stealth-to-bring-ai-to-the-edge-with-5g/
2020NovemberLightSpeedAI IndiaNot disclosedNot disclosedYourNest Venture Capital and growX Ventures.https://www.vccircle.com/yournest-growx-lead-funding-in-lightspeedai-labs/
2020NovemberProvizioIreland$6.2 millionFurther roundAutonomous Stuff, Movidius, European Innovation Council, and ACT Venture Capital.https://tech.eu/brief/provizio-seed-funding/
2020NovemberZillizChina$43 millionSeries BHillhouse Capital, TrustBridge Capital, Pavillion Capital, 5Y Capital, and Yunqi Partners.https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/16/zilliz-43-million-series-b/#:~:text=The%20three%2Dyear%2Dold%20Chinese,source%20business%20around%20the%20world.
2020NovemberZapata ComputingUSA$38 millionSeries BComcast Ventures, Pitango, Prelude Ventures, BASF Venture Capital, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, The Engine, Ahren Innovation Capital, Alumni Ventures Group, Honeywell Venture Capital, ITOCHU Corporation, and Merck Global Health Innovation Fund.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/11/19/2130192/0/en/Zapata-Computing-Announces-38-Million-Funding-for-Series-B-Financing-to-Accelerate-the-Commercial-Adoption-of-Quantum-Computing-Technologies-and-Applications.html
2020NovemberColdQuantaUSA$32 millionSeries AGlobal Frontier Investments, LCP Quantum Partners, Maverick Ventures, and Foundry Group.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201105005009/en/ColdQuanta-Raises-32M-in-Series-A-Funding-to-Accelerate-Development-of-Quantum-Systems
2020NovemberRapid RoboticsUSA$5.5 millionFurther roundGreycroft and Bee Partners.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/11/18/2129265/0/en/Rapid-Robotics-announces-5-5M-seed-funding-to-spark-reshoring-revolution.html
2020NovemberTuSimpleUSA$350 millionSeries EVectoIQ, Navistar, and Volkswagen Traton Group.https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/tusimple-raises-350m-in-series-e-round-8211-forbes-61404487
2020NovemberMaidbotUSANot disclosedSeries BRB (Reckitt Benckiser)https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/maidbot-closes-series-b-round-led-by-rb-makers-of-lysol-301173783.html
2020NovemberMoraiSouth Korea$1.8 millionSeries AKakao Ventures, Korea Credit Guarantee Fund, and Naver D2SF.https://www.morai.ai/post/morai-announces-20m-series-a-investment
2020NovemberHigh LanderIsrael$3 millionFurther roundParas Defence and Space Technologies, and AGV Group.https://jewishbusinessnews.com/2020/11/09/israeli-drone-solution-provider-high-lander-offers-drone-autonomy/
2020NovemberPerceptoIsrael$45 millionSeries BKoch Disruptive Technologies, State of Mind Ventures, Atento Capital, Summit Peak Investments, Delek-US, U.S. Venture Partners, Spider Capital, and Arkin Holdings.https://percepto.co/45-million-sereis-b-and-launch-of-aim-platform/
2020NovemberOpteranUnited Kingdom£2.1 millionFurther roundIQ Capital, Seraphim Capital, Episode1, Join and Seraphim Capital.https://www.uktech.news/news/opteran-bags-2-1m-funding-to-control-autonomous-vehicles-20201124
2020NovemberInceptio TechnologyChina$120 millionFurther roundCATLhttps://en.inceptio.ai/news/169.html?language=en
2020NovemberGrAI Matter LabsFrance$14 millionFurther roundiBionext, Future Investment Program, and Celeste Management.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201123005371/en/GrAI-Matter-Labs-Raises-14M-to-Bring-Fastest-AI-per-Watt-to-Every-Device-on-the-Edge
2020OctoberAlediaFrance€80 millionFurther round (D-round)Bpifrance, Braemar Energy Ventures, Demeter Investment Partners, the Ecotechnologies fund of Bpifrance, Ingka Investments, Intel Capital, Sofinnova Ventures, Supernova Invest, TEL (Tokyo Electron), and Valeo.https://www.ledsmagazine.com/company-newsfeed/article/14185742/aledia-french-developer-of-nextgeneration-microled-displays-for-highvolume-consumer-markets-announces-80m-closing-of-planned-120m-investment-round
2020OctoberEnvisicsUnited Kingdom$50 millionSeries BHyundai Mobis, GM Ventures, SAIC Capital, and Van Tuyl Companies.https://venturebeat.com/2020/10/07/envisics-raises-50-million-to-bring-ar-holographic-displays-to-car-windshields/
2020OctoberRockley PhotonicsUnited Kingdom$50 millionFurther roundSIG-i Capital and Applied Ventures and existing shareholders.https://rockleyphotonics.com/rockley-closes-50m-growth-round/
2020OctoberPitstopCanadaNot DisclosedSeries ASensata Technologies, Ripple Ventures, and Hike Ventures.https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/pitstop-announces-series-automotive-predictive-110000083.html
2020OctoberPHIXNetherlandsNot DisclosedNot DisclosedPhotonDelta, Brainport Development and the province of Overijssel.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/PhotonDelta_Invests_in_PHIX/a66270
2020OctobervHiveIsrael$4 million Series ATelekom Innovation Pool (TIP), Deutsche Telekom, Octopus Ventures and StageOne Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/vhive-secures-4m-in-an-investment-led-by-deutsche-telekom-to-accelerate-expansion-in-the-enterprise-drone-hive-software-market-301151865.html
2020SeptemberAurora LabsIsrael$23 millionSeries BLG Technology Ventures, Marius Nacht (Check Point cofounder), Porsche SE, Toyota Tsusho, and UL Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/09/aurora-labs-raises-23m-in-series-b-funding.html
2020SeptemberLumenisityUnited Kingdom£7.5 millionFurther roundBGF, Parkwalk and other existing investors.https://optics.org/news/11/9/52
2020SeptemberSeeqcUSA$22.4 million Series A EQT Ventures, FAM ABM, Ventures, Merck KGaA, BlueYard Capital, Cambium, NewLab and the Partnership Fund for New York City.https://seeqc.com/press-releases/seeqc-secures-22-4-million-in-series-a-round-strategic-investment-led-by-eqt-ventures/
2020SeptemberAccelerCommUnited Kingdom£5.8 millionSeries AIQ Capital, Bloc Ventures, and IP Group.https://www.accelercomm.com/news/accelercomm-secures-5.8m-series-a-funding-from-iq-capital-bloc-ventures-and-ip-group
2020SeptemberIdriverplusChina$14.6 millionSeries C+Xin Ding Capital and Huaxia Weiming Investment.https://venturebeat.com/2020/09/14/idriverplus-raises-over-14-6-million-for-autonomous-street-cleaners-and-cars/
2020SeptemberNUVIAUSA$240 millionSeries BMithril Capital, Marvell Technology Group, BlackRock, Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC., Temasek, Atlantic Bridge, Redline Capital, Capricorn Investment Group, Dell Technologies Capital, Mayfield, Nepenthe LLC and WRVI Capital.https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/24/nuvia-series-b/
2020SeptemberAnnotellSweden€5.8 millionSeries AErnström & Co and Stena Sessan.https://www.annotell.com/articles/annotell-announcement/
2020AugustPICadvancedPortugal€4 millionSeries AVerizon Ventureshttps://tech.eu/brief/picadvanced-series-a/#:~:text=PICadvanced%20(PICa)%2C%20a%20Portuguese,Fund%20managed%20by%20PME%20Investimentos.
2020AugustNanosysUSA$20 millionFurther roundNot disclosedhttps://www.nanosys.co/news/2020/8/11/nanosys-adds-20m-in-strategic-financing-to-expand-capacity-and-sales-continue-double-digit-growth-in-sales-of-quantum-dots
2020AugustPreciseley MicrotechnologyCanadaNot DisclosedFurther roundAce Equity Partners, BDC Capital.https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/preciseley-announces-equity-investment-and-partnership-with-ace-equity-partners-and-bdc-capital-807264673.html
2020AugustVertaUSA$10 millionSeries AIntel Capital, General Catalyst.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/08/verta-raises-10m-in-series-a-funding.html
2020AugustSiFiveUSA$61 millionSeries ESK hynix, Prosperity7 Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, Western Digital Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Intel Capital, Osage University Partners, and Spark Capital.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005524/en/SiFive-Secures-61-Million-in-Series-E-Funding
2020AugustSyntiantUSA$35 millionSeries CM12, Applied Ventures, LLC, Atlantic Bridge Capital, Alpha Edison, and Miramar Digital Ventures.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200810005570/en/Syntiant-Completes-35M-Series-C-Raise-with-Support-of-Sunstone-Venture-Capital
2020AugustSorex SensorsUnited Kingdom£900,000Further roundCambridge Enterprise, Cambridge Angels, SyndicateRoom, Camvisionenterprise.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-spin-out-sorex-sensors-completes-900k-funding-round/
2020JulyTranscelestialSingapore$9.6 millionSeries AEDBI, Wavemaker Partners, Airbus Ventures, Cap Vista, Partech, Tekton Ventures, Entrepreneur First, SEEDS Capital, Charles Songhurst.https://www.jumpstartmag.com/transcelestial-raises-us9-6m-series-a/
2020JulyDensityUSA$51 millionSeries CKleiner Perkins, 01 Advisors, Upfront Ventures, Founders Fund, Ludlow Ventures, Launch, LPC Ventures.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200728005196/en/Density-Raises-51M-from-Kleiner-Perkins-to-Reopen-Buildings-Safely
2020JulyPudu TechnologyChina$15 millionSeries BMeituan-Dianpinghttps://venturebeat.com/2020/07/01/pudu-technology-raises-15-million-for-contact-free-autonomous-delivery-robots/
2020JulyInradUSANot disclosedNot disclosedU.S. Department of Energyhttps://www.inradoptics.com/about-us/press-releases/247-inrad-optics-receives-sbir-phase-i-funding-from-the-department-of-energy-to-develop-scintinel-stilbene-arrays-for-portable-neutron-imaging
2020JulySea Machines RoboticsUSA$15 millionSeries BAccomplice, Toyota AI Ventures, Brunswick (through investment partner TechNexus), Geekdom Fund, NextGen Venture Partners, Eniac VC, LaunchCapital.https://sea-machines.com/sea-machines-leading-developer-of-autonomous-ship-technology-raises-15-million
2020JulyPQShieldUnited Kingdom£5.5 millionFurther roundKindred Capital, Crane Venture Partners, Oxford Sciences Innovation.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/07/pqshield-raises-5-5m-in-seed-funding.html
2020JulyCaption HealthUSA$53 millionSeries BDCVC, Atlantic Bridge, Edwards Lifesciences, and Khosla Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/caption-health-closes-53-million-series-b-round-to-democratize-access-to-ultrasound-with-the-first-and-only-ai-guided-ultrasound-technology-301093504.html
2020JulyBrainWaveBankUnited Kingdom£1.1 millionFurther roundPar Equity, Techstart Ventures, Co-Fund II managed by Clarendon Fund Managers Clarendon Fund Managers, Angel CoFund, British Business Investments.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/07/brainwavebank-raises-1-1m-in-funding.html
2020JulyBELKIN LaserIsrael$12.25 millionSeries BCR-CP Life Science Fund, Rimonci Capital, Santen Ventures, BioLight Life Sciences and C-Mer Eye Care Holdings.https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/belkin-laser-finalizes-series-b-funding-totalling-12-25m-884344342.html
2020JulyBasemarkFinland€7 millionNot disclosedETF Partners (Environmental Technologies Fund)https://www.basemark.com/news/etf-leads-a-e7-million-investment-in-basemark/
2020JulyNovaSightIsrael$8 millionSeries ARimonci Capital and other undisclosed investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/novasight-closes-8m-series-a-financing-in-quest-to-combat-vision-disorders-worldwide-301092222.html
2020JulyIndigo DiabetesBelgium€38 millionSeries BFund+, Ackermans & van Haaren, imec.xpand, Capricorn Digital Growth Fund, QBICII, Titan Baratto and other investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fund-leads-eur38-million-series-b-financing-in-indigo-diabetes-nv-301099522.html
2020JulyAryballeFrance€7 millionNot DisclosedSamsung Ventures and Seb Alliance as well as INNOVACOM, CEMAG INVEST, Asahi Kasei, and HCVC.https://aryballe.com/aryballe-raises-e7m-to-meet-increasing-demand-for-digital-olfaction-technology-in-consumer-applications/
2020JuneOtto MotorsCanada$29 millionSeries CKensington Private Equity Fund, BMO Capital Partners, Export Development Canada (EDC), iNovia Capital, RRE Ventures.https://ottomotors.com/company/newsroom/press-releases/series-c-funding
2020JuneSMART PhotonicsNetherlands€35 millionSeries C Dutch consortium led by Innovation Industries.https://smartphotonics.nl/smart-photonics-secures-e35m-new-funding/
2020JuneNanoxIsrael$20 millionNot disclosedSK Telecomhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200604005361/en/SK-Telecom-Invests-an-Additional-20-Million-in-Nanox
2020JunenextnanoGermany$1.0 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://semiengineering.com/startup-funding-june-2020/
2020JuneAtom PowerUSA$17.75 millionSeries BValor Equity Partners, Rockwell Automation Inc, ABB Technology Ventures, and Atreides Management.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/06/05/2044312/0/en/Atom-Power-Raises-17-75-Million-in-Funding-to-Scale-Digital-Power-Management-Platform.html
2020JuneHelm.aiUSA$13 millionNot disclosedA.Capital Ventures, Amplo, Binnacle Partners, Sound Ventures, Fontinalis Partners and SV Angel and other angel investors.https://helm-ai.medium.com/13-million-new-reasons-to-accelerate-on-our-innovation-e0a66113d6f7
2020JuneOneViewIsrael$3.5 millionNot disclosedTPY Capital, RDC and MediaTek.https://internationalfinance.com/oneview-raises-3-5-mn-seed-funding-led-tpy-capital/
2020JuneEverbright PhotonicsChina$21.2 millionSeries CHuatai Securities, SDIC Venture Capital and Nanjing Daofeng Investment.https://www.chinamoneynetwork.com/2020/06/24/chinese-semiconductor-laser-maker-everbright-photonics-raises-21m-series-c-round
2020JuneBitsensingSouth Korea$5.8 millionSeries ALB Investment, Mando Corporation, SB Partners, and Future Play and SJ Investment Partners.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/06/bitsensing-raises-5-8m-in-pre-series-a-funding.html
2020JuneIonQUSA$84.0 millionSeries BLockheed Martin, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Cambium Capital Partners.https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/16/ionq-raises-additional-funding-for-its-quantum-computing-platform/
2020JuneIQMFinlandNot disclosedSeries AEIC Accelerator programhttps://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/european-deep-tech-champion-iqm-receives-more-than-eur20m-of-new-funding-816985310.html
2020JuneUniversal QuantumUnited Kingdom$4.5 millionNot disclosedHoxton Ventures, Village Global, Propagator VC, Luminous VC, and 7percent.https://venturebeat.com/2020/06/14/universal-quantum-raises-4-5-million-to-build-a-large-scale-quantum-computer/
2020JuneBiren TechnologyChina$155.5 millionSeries AQiming Venture Partners, IDG Capital, and Walden International and joined by CCI Holdings, CDB Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Investment Fund, Gree Venture Capital, Glory Ventures, Green Pine Capital Partners, Meridian Capital, and V Fund Management.https://www.chinamoneynetwork.com/2020/06/16/qiming-idg-capital-co-led-155m-round-in-chinese-ai-chip-firm-biren-technology
2020JuneEzraUSA$18 millionSeries AFirstMark Capital, Jeff Raider and Dave Gilboa (co-founders of Harry's and Warby Parker), Vlad Tenev (co-founder of Robinhood), Fred Destin (co-founder of Stride VC), and Andrei Dunca (co-founder & CTO of LiveRail). Existing investors Accomplice, Seedcamp, Credo Ventures, Fo.https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2020/06/01/cancer-tech-startup-ezra-raised-18-million-on-the-eve-of-the-pandemic-now-its-pivoting-to-covid-19-detection/?sh=690e29546f7b
2020JuneHorizon Quantum ComputingSingapore$3.23 millionNot disclosedSequoia Capital, SGInnovate, Abies Ventures, DCVC, Qubit Protocol, Summer Capital and Posa CV.https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/horizon-quantum-raises-3-23m-for-its-quantum/
2020JuneEswin ComputingChina$283 millionSeries BLegend Capital and IDG Capital and joined by Lighthouse Capital Management and River Head Capital.https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/09/eswin-raises-283m-to-boost-chip-production-in-china/#:~:text=Beijing%20Eswin%20Computing%20Technology%2C%20a,U.S.%20and%20U.K.%20for%20chipsets.
2020MaySOS LABSouth Korea$8 millionSeries A+Korea Development Bank, IPO, A ventures, Emford Equity Partners, Ulmus Investment, KDB Capital, Shinhan Capital and Shinhan Financial.https://www.ledinside.com/news/2020/5/sos_lab_lidar
2020MayVergeSenseUSA$9 millionFurther roundAllegion Ventures, JLL Spark, Metaprop, Y Combinator, Pathbreaker Ventures and West Ventures.https://vergesense.com/resources/vergesense-closes-9m-strategic-round-as-demand-grows
2020MayEndofotonicsSingaporeS$12 millionSeries BTony Tan Choon Keat (Chairman of Singapore Medical Group (SMG) and Founding Managing Director of Parkway Holdings) and Dr Beng Teck Liang (Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of SMG).https://en.prnasia.com/releases/apac/endofotonics-raises-s-12-million-in-series-b-funding-for-the-commercialization-of-its-ai-powered-medical-device-to-support-clinicians-in-the-real-time-detection-of-early-stomach-cancer-281265.shtml
2020MaySOS LABSouth Korea$8 MillionSeries A+Korea Development Bank, A ventures, Emford Equity Partners, Ulmus Investment, KDB Capital, Shinhan Capital and Shinhan Financial Group.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200520005268/en/LiDAR-Startup-SOS-LAB-Closed-a-USD-8-Million-Series-A
2020MayArterysUSA$28 millionSeries CBenslie Investment Group and Temasek Holdings, with participation by Fosun, Revelation Partners, Emergent Medical Partners, and Varian Medical Systems.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/arterys-raises-28-million-to-accelerate-the-delivery-of-medical-ai-to-practices-around-the-world-301067549.html
2020MayWaymoUSA$3 billionNot disclosedSilver Lake, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mubadala Investment Company, Magna, AutoNation, T. Rowe Price, Perry Creek Capital, Fidelity Management and Research Company.https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/12/21256082/waymo-external-investment-extension-3-billion-self-driving
2020MaySOS Lab South Korea$14 millionSeries A+Korea Development Bank (KDB), IPO team of Yuanta Securities, A ventures, Emford Equity Partners, Ulmus Investment, KDB Capital, Shinhan Capital and Shinhan Financial Group.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/05/sos-lab-closes-usd8m-series-a-funding.html
2020MayARTMSCanada$19 millionSeries ADeerfield Management Company, Vancouver based seed investor GHS Fund (Quark Venture LP and GF Securities).https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/artms-closes-a-us19-million-series-a-financing-with-deerfield-and-global-health-sciences-ghs-fund-301062255.html
2020AprilOtonomoIsrael$46 millionSeries CSK Holdings, Avis Budget Group, Alliance Ventures, Essemer Venture Partners and StageOne Ventures.https://otonomo.io/blog/otonomo-46m-series-c-funding-scaling-to-the-next-level/
2020AprilPoro TechnologiesUnited Kingdom£1.5 millionNot disclosedCambridge Enterprise, IQ Capital Partners, Martlet Capital and angel investors from Cambridge Angels and Cambridge Capital Group.https://www.enterprise.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-spin-out-poro-technologies-raises-1-5m-seed-investment/
2020AprilPeak NanosystemsUSA$25 millionSeries CSquadron Capitalhttps://www.peaknano.com/peak-nanosystems-raises-25mm-series-c-round-to-fund-acquisition-and-expand-product-lines
2020AprilSource PhotonicsUSA$40 millionNot DisclosedNot disclosedhttps://www.finsmes.com/2020/04/source-photonics-closes-more-than-40m-funding-round.html
2020AprilPhantom AIUSA$22 millionSeries ACeleres Investments and joined by Ford Motor Company and KT (Korea's largest telco). Existing investors Millennium Technology Value Partners and DSC Investment.https://phantom.ai/assets/uploads/Phantom%20AI%20Press%20Release.pdf
2020MarchBlickfeldGermany$5.7 millionSeries AWachstumsfonds Bayern, Fluxunit, High-Tech Gründerfonds, TEV (Tengelmann Ventures) and Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners.https://www.eenewseurope.com/news/german-solid-state-lidar-startup-raises-series-funding?fnid=126698
2020MarchRigettiUSA$71 millionSeries DBessemer Venture Partners and Morpheus Ventures.https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/05/rigetti-computing-took-a-71-million-down-round-because-quantum-computing-is-hard/
2020MarchRockley PhotonicsUSANot disclosedSeries EAhren Innovation Capitalhttps://rockleyphotonics.com/ahren-innovation-capital-invests-in-rockley-photonics/
2020MarchQuantum MachinesIsrael$17.5 millionSeries AAvigdor Willenz, Harel, TLV Partners and Battery Ventures.https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/19/quantum-machines-raises-17-5m-for-its-quantum-orchestration-platform/
2020MarchSiLCUSA$12 millionSeed fundingDell Technologies Capital, Decent Capital, ITIC Ventures, and several angel investors.https://apnews.com/press-release/pr-prnewswire/b9b9d9bd8bd550a708ef2de83e37296f
2020MarchBouffalo LabChinaNot disclosedSeries BSequoia Capital Chinahttps://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/china-deal-monitor-buffalo-lab-178352/
2020MarchHailoIsrael$60 millionSeries BABB Technology Ventures (ATV), NEC, Latitude Ventures, and existing investors.https://venturebeat.com/2020/03/05/hailo-raises-60-million-to-accelerate-the-launch-of-its-ai-edge-chip/
2020MarchKura TechnologiesUSA$2.3 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://semiengineering.com/startup-funding-march-2020/
2020MarchBlueX MicroelectronicsChinaCN¥ 60 millionSeries ANorthern Light Venture Capital and Vertex Ventures China.https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/bluex-microelectronics/company_financials
2020MarchSeegridUSA$25 millionNot DisclosedG2VPhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200331005044/en/Seegrid-Raises-25-Million-in-Growth-Equity
2020MarchBerxel TechnologyChina$14 millionSeries A+Vision Knight Capital and joined by Hongtai Aplus, Legend Star, and Leaguer Venture Capital.https://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/china-deal-monitor-berxel-181065/
2020MarchMoffett AIUSA$10 millionNot disclosedKeytone Ventures, Cloud Angel Fund, and Creation Venture Partners.https://www.chinamoneynetwork.com/2020/03/06/ai-chip-startup-moffett-ai-secures-10m-in-angel-round
2020MarchLogarithm LabsUSA$150,000Pre-SeedY Combinatorhttps://www.crunchbase.com/organization/logarithm-labs/company_financials
2020MarchFiveUnited Kingdom$41 millionSeries BTrustbridge Partners, Direct Line Group and Sistema VC and existing investors Lakestar, Amadeus Capital Partners, Kindred Capital and Notion Capital.https://www.uktech.news/featured/five-raises-41m-in-series-b-funding-20200304
2020MarchVIDA DiagnosticsUSA$11 millionSeries CFirst Analysis Corporation, Blue Heron Capital, UnityPoint Health Ventures, Next Level Ventures, Chartline Capital Partners, Rural Vitality Fund, Rittenhouse Ventures, Iowa First Capital Fund, and The Angels' Forum.https://www.finsmes.com/2020/03/vida-diagnostics-raises-11m-series-c-financing.html
2020FebruaryGraphcoreUnited Kingdom$150 millionSeries DBaillie Gifford, Mayfair Equity Partners and M&G Investments, Merian Chrysalis, Ahren Innovation Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners and Sofina.https://www.graphcore.ai/posts/graphcore-secures-additional-150-million-in-new-capital
2020FebruarySambaNovaUSA$250 millionSeries CBlackRock, GV, Intel Capital, Walden International, WRVI Capital and Redline Capital.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200225005504/en/SambaNova-Systems-Announces-250-Million-Series-C-as-It-Continues-to-Set-a-New-Course-for-the-Future-of-Enterprise-Computing
2020FebruarySLD LaserUSA$50 millionNot DisclosedTDK Ventureshttps://www.electrooptics.com/news/laser-lighting-firm-sld-laser-receives-50m-investment
2020FebruaryQuintessenceLabsAustraliaNot disclosedNot DisclosedIn-Q-Telhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200219005233/en/QuintessenceLabs-Secures-Funding-from-In-Q-Tel
2020FebruaryCeptonUSA$50 millionSeries CKoito and other unmentioned existing investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200205005678/en/Cepton-Expands-50-Million-Investment-Koito
2020JanuaryMICLEDI MicrodisplaysBelgium€4.5 millionNot disclosedimec.xpand, PMV and FIDIMEC.https://www.ledinside.com/news/2020/1/micledi_imec_microled_arglasses
2020JanuaryHesaiChina$173 millionSeries CRobert Bosch GmBH and Lightspeed, ON Semiconductor, Qiming Venture Partners, DT Capital Partners, and Axiom Asia Private Capital.https://www.roboticsbusinessreview.com/financial/hesai-chinese-lidar-maker-raises-173m/
2020JanuaryXanaduCanada$4.4 millionNot disclosedSDTChttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/xanadu-receives-4-4m-investment-from-sdtc-to-advance-its-photonic-quantum-computing-technology-300987885.html
2019DecemberArbeIsrael$32 millionSeries BBAIC Capital, Catalyst CEL, MissionBlue Capital and AI Alliance, Hyundai, SK Telecom and Hanwha Asset Management, Canaan Partners, iAngels, 360 Capital Partners, O.G. Tech Ventures and OurCrowd.https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/16/arbe-raises-32-million-to-bring-its-high-resolution-radar-to-autonomous-vehicles/
2019DecemberAevaUSANot disclosedNot disclosedPorsche and VW Group.https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/12/aeva-snags-vw-investment-with-smaller-longer-range-lidar/
2019NovemberWayveUnited Kingdom$20 millionSeries APalo Alto venture capital (VC) firm Eclipse Ventures, with participation from Balderton Capital, Compound Ventures, Fly Ventures, and First Minute Capital.https://venturebeat.com/2019/11/17/wayve-raises-20-million-to-give-autonomous-cars-better-ai-brains/
2019NovemberGhost LocomotionUSA$63.7 millionNot disclosedKeith Rabois at Founders Fund, Vinod Khosla at Khosla Ventures and Mike Speiser at Sutter Hill Ventures.https://venturebeat.com/2019/11/07/ghost-emerges-from-stealth-with-a-kit-that-gives-your-car-self-driving-capabilities/
2019OctoberTactileIsrael$9 millionNot disclosedPorsche, Union Tech Ventures, and previous investors.https://venturebeat.com/2019/10/29/tactile-mobility-raises-9-million-to-derive-insights-from-vehicle-sensor-data/
2019OctoberNu QuantumUnited Kingdom£650,000Pre-seedAmadeus Capital Partners, IQ Capital, Ahren Capital, Cambridge Enterprise and Martlet Capital, the investment arm of Marshall of Cambridge Group.https://tech.eu/brief/nu-quantum-builds-toward-cybersecurity-with-650000-pre-seed-round/
2019OctoberWaycare TechnologyIsrael$7.25 millionSeries ASJF Ventures, UpWest, Next Gear Ventures, Innogy, Spider Capital, Goldbell, Zymestic Solutions, and Janom.https://venturebeat.com/2019/10/03/waycare-raises-7-25-million-to-improve-city-traffic-using-ai-and-big-data/
2019OctoberUmbo Computer VisionUSA$8 millionSeries ATranslink Capital and Susquehanna International Group, Shin-Kong Capital and Shin-Kong Security, among other existing investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/10/umbo-computer-vision-raises-8m-in-post-a-funding.html
2019OctoberAI Medical ServiceJapan$42.9 millionSeries BGlobis Capital Partners, World Innovation Lab (WIL), IGV’s Sony Innovation Fund, and undisclosed existing and previous investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/10/ai-medical-service-raises-42-9m-in-series-b-funding.html
2019OctoberSenSatUnited Kingdom$10 millionSeries ATencent and Sistema Venture Capital.https://www.sensat.co/post/sensat-raises-10m-as-investors-back/
2019SeptemberScintil PhotonicsFrance€4.4 millionSeries ASupernova Invest, Innovacom, Bpifrance joined by Credit Agricole Alpes Développement and Foreis.https://www.scintil-photonics.com/post/scintil-photonics-raises-4m-4-4m-in-first-round-funding
2019SeptemberEFFECT PhotonicsNetherlands€5 millionNot disclosedPhotonDeltahttps://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/companies/article/14040428/effect-photonics-adds-5-million-via-photondelta
2019SeptemberBuilt RoboticsUSA$33 millionSeries BNext47, Siemens, T.J. Rylander, Building Ventures, Founders Fund, NEA, Lemnos and Presidio Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/built-robotics-raises-33m-to-transform-construction-equipment-into-autonomous-robots-300920849.html
2019SeptemberWaveOpticsUnited Kingdom$39 millionFurther roundGoertek, Australian superannuation fund Hostplus, Octopus Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), Gobi Partners, and IP Group.https://venturebeat.com/2019/09/10/waveoptics-closes-39-million-investment-to-scale-ar-display-technology/
2019SeptemberQ-CTRLAustralia$15 millionSeries ASquare Peg Capital, Sierra Ventures as well as Sequoia Capital, Main Sequence Ventures and Horizons Ventures.https://q-ctrl.com/blog/global-vc-bets-on-sydney-quantum-computing-start-up-q-ctrl-in-us15m-series-a/
2019SeptemberCeleraUSA$3 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://www.finsmes.com/2019/09/celera-secures-3m-in-seed-funding.html
2019SeptemberDustPhotonicsIsrael$25 millionSeries BIntel Capital, WRVI Capital and Avigdor Willenz.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dustphotonics-secures-25m-in-series-b-funding-led-by-intel-capital-300922264.html
2019AugustTriEyeIsrael$2 millionSeries APorschehttps://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3768706,00.html
2019JulyLuminarUSA$100 millionFurther roundG2VP, Crescent Cove Advisors, Octave Ventures, Moore Strategic Ventures, the Westly Group, 1517 Fund, Peter Thiel’s investment group, GoPro founder Nick Woodman, and Corning Inc., Cornes, and Volvo Cars Tech.https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/11/luminar-eyes-production-vehicles-with-100m-round-and-new-iris-lidar-platform/
2019JulyIQMFinland$13 millionNot disclosedMatadero QED, Maki.vc, MIG Fonds, OpenOcean, Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment), and Vito Ventures.https://siliconangle.com/2019/07/09/iqm-finland-raises-13m-try-fix-quantum-computing-errors/
2019JulyParagrafUnited Kingdom£12.8 millionSeries AParkwalk, IQ Capital Partners, Amadeus Capital Partners and Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University of Cambridge, as well as several angel investors.https://www.uktechnews.info/2019/07/15/paragraf-raises-12-8-million-series-a-investment-led-by-parkwalk-to-deliver-its-first-graphene-based-electronics-technologies/
2019JulyRecogniUSA$25 millionSeries AGreatPoint Ventures, Toyota AI Ventures, BMW i Ventures, Faurecia, Fluxunit (VC arm of lighting and photonics company OSRAM), and DNS Capital.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190731005309/en/Recogni-Emerges-from-Stealth-Mode-with-25-Million-in-Series-A-Funding-to-Deliver-High-Performance-Low-Power-AI-Processing-for-Autonomous-Vehicles
2019JulyCambridge Touch Technologies LtdUnited Kingdom$10 millionSeries BKureha Corporation, Parkwalk, Downing Ventures, CM Ventures and Amadeus Capital Partners, Puhua Capital and Futaba Corporation.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/07/cambridge-touch-technologies-closes-10m-series-b-funding.html
2019JulyVoyant PhotonicsUSA$4.3 millionNot disclosedContour Venture Partners, LDV Capital and DARPA.https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/16/voyant-photonics-raises-4-3m-to-fit-lidar-on-the-head-of-a-pin/?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAFM3PP2OkzMnA9Ije2B7A__iYk2pOLA3e3wuXLEvZEz0QfZ5AyAEk08hQ_s3SDpV37bxuWRJaOhyyxgPjgDMKs15T-LsTHFLWAw45UrYXZeBBwsD4VS8BXZMtzUCmjzYooJX8HuRQ8dXApYedskSBfGrYQ4CwQu_RzKnleDWRepK
2019JulyRockley Photonics United Kingdom$52 millionSeries EMorningside Technology Ventures and others.https://rockleyphotonics.com/rockley-announces-52m-in-funding-in-series-e/
2019JulyTornado Spectral SystemsCanada$10 millionSeries ABeauVest Group and Roadmap Capital.https://tornado-spectral.com/tornado-spectral-systems-completes-10-2-million-in-series-a-financing/
2019JuneLuminous ComputingUSA$18 millionSeries AHelios Capitalhttps://semiengineering.com/startup-funding-june-2020/
2019JuneBrightWay VissionIsrael$25 millionSeries BKoito Manufacturing and Magenta Venture Partners.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/elbit-systems-subsidiary-brightway-vision-raises-25-million-investment-300874089.html
2019JuneXanaduCanada$32 millionSeries AOMERS Ventures, Georgian Partners, Radical Ventures, Real Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank and Tim Draper.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/xanadu-raises-32m-series-a-to-bring-photonic-quantum-computing-to-the-cloud-300873285.html
2019JuneCar IQUSA$5 millionSeries AQuest Venture Partners, Avanta Ventures, Citi Ventures, Alpana Ventures, Plug and Play, and AVG’s Spike Ventures.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190625005392/en/Car-IQ-Secures-5-Million-in-Series-A-Funding-to-Accelerate-Growth-of-Autonomous-Payment-Gateway-for-Vehicles
2019JuneMeridian InnovationSingapore$6 millionFurther roundCreative Technology Ltd, Excelpoint’s investment arm, PlanetSpark and SEEDS Capital.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/meridian-innovation-secures-us6-million-in-funding-300875060.html?tc=eml_cleartime
2019JuneNanoPhotonicaUSA$3.5 millionNot disclosedSamsung Ventures, with participation from DeepWork Capital (formerly the FAN Fund).https://nanophotonica.com/nanophotonica-announces-3-5m-investment-led-by-samsung-ventures/
2019JuneRiverlaneUnited Kingdom€3.7 millionNot disclosedCambridge Innovation Capital and Amadeus Capital Partners, with participation from Cambridge Enterprise.https://www.eu-startups.com/2019/06/cambridge-based-quantum-computing-startup-riverlane-raises-e3-7-million-for-its-software-that-simulates-laboratories/
2019JuneSense PhotonicsUSA$26 millionSeries AAcadia Woods, Congruent Ventures, Prelude Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Shell Ventures, Hemi Ventures and IPD Capital.https://sensephotonics.com/sense-photonics-raises-26-million/
2019JuneDTCPGermany$350 millionSeries FSK Telecom, ZEISS, Deutsche Telecom, HarbourVest Partners Neuberger Berman.https://www.dtcp.capital/news/73/dtcp-closes-usd-350-million-venture-and-growth-fun/
2019MayFolio PhotonicsUSA$8 millionFurther roundRefinery Ventures, Pavey Investments and Capital One Partners.https://foliophotonics.com/folio-release-5-21-2019.pdf
2019MayCynoraGermany$25 millionSeries CSRF Partners Group (SRF); DBOLED; and SBI Cross-Border Advantage Fund; MIG Funds; and Wecken & Cie, LG Display and Samsung Venture Investment.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/05/cynora-secures-us25m-in-first-close-of-series-c-funding.html
2019MayMegviiChina$750 millionFurther roundBank of China Group Investment (BOCGI), Macquarie Group and ICBC Asset Management (Global), Alibaba Group.https://en.megvii.com/news_detail/id/54
2019MayDigiLensUSA$50 millionFurther roundUniversal Display Corporation’s UDC Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Pokémon Go creator Niantic, Continental AG, Sony Innovation Fund, and Mitsubishi’s Diamond Edge Ventures.https://venturebeat.com/2019/05/14/digilens-raises-50-million-to-develop-cheap-ar-display-tech/
2019AprilAffectivaUSA$53 millionNot disclosedAptiv, Trend Forward Capital, Motley Fool Ventures and CAC.https://www.affectiva.com/news-item/affectiva-raises-26-million-to-fast-track-human-perception-ai-in-automotive-and-conversational-interfaces/
2019AprilSpeQtralSingapore$1.9 millionNot disclosedSpace Capital, the venture fund of Space Angels, Shasta Ventures, Golden Gate Ventures and SGInnovate.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190429005867/en/SpeQtral-Announces-1.9M-Seed-Funding-to-Power-the-Next-Generation-of-Secure-Communications
2019AprilMirada MedicalUnited Kingdom₤6 millionNot disclosedApposite Capital, AlbionVC, and other private investors.https://www.pharmiweb.com/press-release/2019-04-08/mirada-medical-raises-6m-to-develop-ai-based-medical-imaging-software-to-transform-cancer-treatment
2019AprilLifetrack Medical SystemsSingapore$5.2 millionSeries AKickstart Ventures, UOB Venture Management and Philips.https://www.lifetrackmed.com/en/blog/sa/lifetrack-medical-systems-secures-us5-2-million-in-series-a-funding
2019AprilFast RadiusUSA$48 millionNot disclosedUPS, Drive Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Jump Capital and Skydeck Capital.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/04/02/1795451/0/en/Fast-Radius-Raises-48M-to-Expand-Platform-for-Production-Grade-Additive-Manufacturing.html
2019AprilZapata ComputingUSA$21 millionSeries APrelude Ventures and Comcast Ventures, Pillar VC, The Engine, BASF Venture Capital, Pitango Ventures and Robert Bosch Venture Capital.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/04/zapata-computing-raises-21m-in-series-a-financing.html
2019AprilAidocIsrael$27 millionSeries BSquare Peg Capital, Israeli VC TLV Partners, Magma Ventures and Emerge.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/aidoc-raises-27-million-to-expand-its-life-saving-artificial-intelligence-solutions-by-700-across-medical-imaging-300833702.html
2019AprilAltizonUSA$7 millionSeries ATVS Motor Company (Singapore) Pte. Limited, The Hive, Wipro Ventures, and Lumis Partners.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/04/altizon-raises-7m-in-series-a-funding.html
2019AprilBrainNowChinaNot disclosedSeries ASangel Capitalhttps://www.shanghaibeat.com/201904041712/dealshot-sangel-capital-leads-series-a-round-in-chinese-medical-imaging-firm-brainnow/
2019AprilJOLEDJapanJPY 25.5 billionNot disclosedInnovation Network, Sony, and Nissha.https://www.j-oled.com/eng/press/2019-4-8/
2019AprilTibit CommunicationsUSA$20 millionSeries BIntel Capitalhttps://tibitcom.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/19.04.01-Tibit-PR_Intel_Capital_Tibit_FINAL.pdf
2019AprilAura BiosciencesUSA$40 millionSeries DMedicxi with participation from other current investors.https://www.biospace.com/article/releases/aura-biosciences-completes-40-million-series-d-financing/
2019AprilLingarUSA$330,000Not disclosedCosimo Xhttps://tracxn.com/d/companies/lingar.com
2019MarchMarkforgedUnited Kingdom$82 millionSeries DSummit Partners, Matrix Partners, Microsoft’s Venture Arm, Next47 and Porsche SE.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/03/20/1757622/0/en/Markforged-raises-82-million-round-led-by-Summit-Partners-to-bring-industrial-3D-printing-to-mass-production.html
2019MarchAvidbotsCanada$23.6 millionSeries BGGV Capital, SOSV, Real Ventures, 500 Startups Canada, Next47, BDC Capital, and KCPL.https://www.avidbots.com/avidbots-news-avidbots-raises-23-6m-in-series-b-funding/
2019MarchAdvantis Medical ImagingGreece$700,000Not disclosedMetavallon VC and other business angels.https://www.eu-startups.com/2019/03/greek-startup-advantis-medical-imaging-raises-e700k-for-its-tech-to-diagnose-brain-conditions/
2019MarchVividQUnited Kingdom£3 millionFurther roundSuir Valley Ventures and Shard Capital Partners.https://surevalleyventures.com/2019/03/08/suir-valley-ventures-investment-in-holographic-tech-start-up-vividq/
2019March3D HUBSNetherlands$18 millionSeries CEndeit Capital, Hearst Ventures, EQT Ventures, Balderton Capital, Arthur Kosten (founder of Booking.com) and Erik de Bruijn (founder of Ultimaker).https://www.finsmes.com/2019/03/3d-hubs-raises-18m-in-series-c-funding.html
2019MarchOneWebUnited Kingdom$1.25 billionFurther roundSoftBank, Qualcomm, Grupo Salinas, and the the Government of Rwanda.https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/oneweb-secures-1-25-billion-in-new-funding-after-successful-launch-848962073.html
2019MarchJIMUChina$15 millionSeries BTranslink Capital, Hyundai Motor Company, Estar Capital, HGC, Yucheng Fund and Optics Valley Elite Fund.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/intelligent-driving-solution-provider-jimu-intelligent-completed-series-b-funding-accelerating-the-commercialization-of-level-0-level-3-intelligent-driving-300804758.html
2019MarchCardeaUSA$7.8 millionSeries A-1Alexandria Venture Investments, Serra Ventures, etc.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190322005068/en/Cardea-Bio-Announces-7.8-Million-Series-A-1-Financing
2019MarchUiPathUSA$400 millionSeries DCapitalG and Sequoia Capital, Accel, Credo Ventures and Earlybird Venture Capital, etc.https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/21/robotics-process-automation-startup-uipath-raising-400m-at-more-than-7b-valuation/
2019MarchArio TechnologiesUSA$1 millionNot disclosed757 Angels, Plug and Play Ventures and Center for Innovative Technology.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ario-technologies-inc-raises-1-million-in-seed-funding-for-augmented-reality-software-platform-300814104.html
2019MarchBrodmann17Israel$11 millionSeries AOurCrowd, Maniv Mobility, AI Alliance, LLC, UL Ventures, Samsung NEXT, and Sony Innovation Fund.https://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/brodmann17-raises-11-million-to-bring-adas-and-automated-driving-to-the-mass-market-with-cutting-edge-deep-learning-technology-300807600.html
2019MarchBCN3DSpain$3 millionFurther roundAccurafy4, JME VC and Victoria.https://3dprinting.com/news/bcn3d-raises-3m-spins-off-parent-company/
2019MarchAroma BitJapan¥250 millionSeries ASony Innovation Fund, et al.http://aromabit.com/aroma-bit-secures-250mn-jpy-in-series-a-funding-from-sony-and-existing-shareholders/
2019MarchInnovizIsrael$132 millionSeries CChina Merchants Capital (SINO-BLR Industrial Investment Fund, L.P.), Shenzhen Capital Group and New Alliance Capital, Harel Insurance Investments and Financial Services and Phoenix Insurance Company.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/innoviz-technologies-raises-132m-in-series-c-funding-to-accelerate-solid-state-lidar-production-expand-team-and-further-rd-efforts-300818375.html
2019MarchOusterUSA$60 millionNot disclosedRunway Growth Capital and Silicon Valley Bank, Cox Enterprises, Constellation Tech Ventures, Fontinalis Partners, Carthona and other Series A participants.https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/25/lidar-startup-ouster-raises-60-million-in-production-run-up/
2019MarchRockley Photonics United Kingdom$30 millionNot disclosedHengtong Optic-Electrichttps://rockleyphotonics.com/rockley-extends-strategic-partnership-with-hengtong-optic-electric/
2019MarchAEPONYXCanadaCAD $7.9 millionSeries APangaea Ventures, Fonds InnovExport, Ecofuel Fund, and private investors.https://aeponyx.com/aeponyx-closes-cad-7-9-million-financing-round/
2019FebruarySight DiagnosticsIsrael$27.8 millionFurther roundLongliv Ventures, CK Hutchison Group, and existing investors OurCrowd, Go Capital, and New Alliance Capital, along with strategic investors Jack Nicklaus II, Steven Esrick, and an unnamed “major” medical equipment manufacturer.https://venturebeat.com/2019/02/14/sight-diagnostics-raises-27-8-million-to-apply-ai-to-blood-tests/
2019FebruarySource PhotonicsUSA$100 million in equityNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://www.sourcephotonics.com/news/source-photonics-closes-new-funding-for-next-generation-technologies/
2019FebruaryExcelforeUSANot disclosedNot disclosedMolex Ventures LLC and HELLA Ventures.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Excelfore_Receives_HELLA_Molex_Funding/a64084
2019FebruaryHorizon RoboticsChina$600 millionSeries BSK China, SK Hynix, China Oceanwide Group's Oceanwide Capital, CMBC Capital, CLSA's CSOBOR Fund, and Oceanpine Capital, Morningside Venture Capital, Hillhouse Capital, V Fund Management and Linear Venture.https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/26/horizon-robotics-raises-600m/
2019FebruaryAidenceNetherlands€10 millionSeries AINKEF Capital, Rabo Ventures, Northzone, HenQ and Health Innovations.https://www.aidence.com/news/aidence-raises-10m-series-a/
2019FebruaryZsquareIsrael$10 millionNot disclosedChartered Grouphttps://www.prnewswire.com/il/news-releases/zsquare-secures-10m-for-its-groundbreaking-0-45mm-fiber-high-res-single-use-imaging-endoscope-300801215.html
2019FebruaryKryon SystemsIsrael$40 millionSeries COAK HC/FT, Aquiline Technology Growth and Vertex Ventures.https://www.kryonsystems.com/kryon-leading-rpa-process-discovery-innovator-raises-40-million/
2019FebruaryLightmatterUSA$33 millionSeries AGoogle Vetures, Spark Capital and Matrix Partners.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lightmatter-enters-next-phase-of-development-of-chips-powered-by-light-300801634.html
2019FebruaryNuroUSA$940 millionFurther roundSoftbank Grouphttps://venturebeat.com/2019/02/11/nuro-raises-940-million-for-robot-car-deliveries/
2019FebruaryVertiliteChinaCN¥ 100 millionSeries BSummitview Capital, Qianhai Fund of Funds, Hua Partners, Zhuiyuan Venture Capital, Gaorong Capital and Glory Ventures.https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/vertilite/company_financials
2019FebruaryHiLight SemiconductorUnited Kingdom$20 millionSeries CShenzhen QianHai DB Investment Management Partnership, Atlantic Bridge and HiLight Executive Chairman Gary Steele.http://hilight-semi.com/wp-content/uploads/HiLight_Press_Release_20m_funding_FINAL.pdf
2019FebruaryMedivisUSA$2.3 millionSeed roundInitialized Capitalhttps://www.finsmes.com/2019/02/medivis-raises-2-3m-in-funding.html
2019JanuaryInzivIsrael$2.5 millionSeries AMaverick Ventures Israelhttps://en.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-equipment-inspection-co-inziv-raises-25m-1001268281
2019JanuaryFortifyUSA$2.5 millonFurther roundNeotribe Ventures, Prelude Ventures, Mainspring Capital, Ocean Azul Partners, and McCune Capital.https://3dprint.com/233897/fortify-raises-seed-funding-and-introduces-fluxprint-technology/
2019JanuaryEssentiumUSA$22.2 millonSeries ABASF Venture Capital, Materialise, Genesis Park, and previous seed round investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190124005214/en/Essentium-Closes-22.2-Million-Series-A-Funding
2019JanuaryClearMotionUSA$115 millionSeries DFranklin Templeton Investments, Microsoft, Bridgestone, Qualcomm, World Innovation Lab, NewView Capital and Eileses Capital.https://venturebeat.com/2019/01/09/clearmotion-raises-115-million-for-digital-chassis-that-makes-car-rides-smoother/
2019JanuaryLiquid InstrumentsAustralia$8.16 millionSeries AAnzu Partners and ANU Connect Ventures.https://www.liquidinstruments.com/blog/2019/01/23/liquid-instruments-raises-8-16m-in-series-a-funding-round/
2019JanuaryDesktop MetalUSA$160 millionSeries EKoch Disruptive Technologies, GV, Panasonic and Techtronic Industries.https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/desktop-metal-just-raised-another-160-million/
2019JanuaryBarajaAustralia$32 millionSeries ASequoia China, Blackbird Ventures, and Main Sequence Ventures.https://www.baraja.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Baraja-Series-A-Press-Release_FINAL.pdf
2019JanuaryAnyVisionIsrael$43 millionSeries ALightspeed Venture partners and Qualcomm Ventures.https://www.biometricupdate.com/201901/anyvision-reveals-series-a-investment-details-and-announces-two-new-offices
2019JanuaryForetellixIsrael$14millionSeries A83North, Jump Capital, and Nextgear Ventures.https://techstartups.com/2019/01/16/israeli-startup-foretellix-bags-14-million-series-enable-safe-autonomous-vehicles-gigascale-intelligent-verification/
2019JanuaryCeleno CommunicationsIsrael$10M millionFurther roundIris Capital, Cisco and Liberty Global.https://www.csimagazine.com/csi/Celeno-bags-$10m-in-funding.php
2019JanuaryNianticUSA$245 millionSeries CIVP, aXiomatic Gaming, Battery Ventures, Causeway Media Partners, CRV, and Samsung Ventures.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190116005204/en/Niantic-Inc.-Announces-245-Million-Series-C-Led-By-IVP-with-Strategic-Investment-From-aXiomatic-Gaming-Samsung-Ventures
2019JanuaryModulated ImagingUSA$7 millionSeries BPangaea Ventures,Fresenius Medical Care Ventures, Grey Sky Venture Partners, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital and Fouse KK.https://www.finsmes.com/2019/01/modulated-imaging-raises-7m-in-series-b-funding.html
2019JanuaryIsotropic SystemsUnited Kingdom$14 millionSeries ABoeing HorizonX Ventures, WML, Space Angels and Space Capital.https://www.isotropicsystems.com/news-3/2019/1/15/isotropic-systems-raises-14-million-in-series-a-funding-led-by-boeing-horizonx-ventures-to-advance-space-based-connectivity
2018NovemberNanusensSpain£941,950Pre-Series AInvestors from Crowdcube.https://nanusens.com/over-one-million-euros-raised-in-innovative-pre-series-a-fund-raising-by-nanusens-on-crowdcube/
2018JulyPHIX PhotonicsNetherlandsNot disclosedFurther roundMagic Micro and Panthera International.https://picmagazine.net/article/105266/PHIX_Photonics_Assembly_secures_next_round_of_financing_LioniX_International_obtains_a_majority_share
2018JulyColdQuantaUSA$6.75 millionNot disclosedMaverick Ventures and Global Frontier Investments.https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/25/coldquanta-raises-6-75m-to-make-it-easier-to-spin-up-a-limited-use-case-quantum-computer/
2018JuneHesai Photonics TechnologyChina$39 millionSeries BLightspeed and Baidu Co.https://insights.roboglobal.com/robotics-fundings-acquisitions-and-ipos-may-2018
2018MaySensor NetworksSouth Africa$1.03 millionFurther roundSanari Capital, ASISA ESD Fund and 4Di Capital.https://disrupt-africa.com/2018/05/09/sas-sensor-networks-secures-1m-funding-round/
2018MayLyncean TechnologiesUSA$13.75 millionSeries B EuroUS Ventures AG, Anchor Fund and Quintus Vermoegensverwaltung.https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/lti-lti050518.php
2018MayXanaduCanada$9 millionSeed roundOMERS Ventures, Golden Ventures and Real Ventures. https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/xanadu-raises-9m-seed-round-to-build-game-changing-photonic-quantum-computers-682050881.html
2018MayParagrafUnited Kingdom£2.9 millionNot disclosedCambridge Enterprise, Parkwalk Advisors, Amadeus Capital Partners, IQ Capital Partners and angel investors.https://www.paragraf.com/news/paragraf-closes-2-9m-seed-round-to-drive-first-ever-large-scale-production-of-graphene-based-technologies/
2018MayAlgoluxCanada$10 millionSeries AGeneral Motors Ventures, Drive Capital, Intact Ventures and Real Ventures.https://algolux.com/news/algolux-announces-usd-10-million-series-a-1-for-robust-autonomous-vision%EF%BB%BF/
2018MayNeuroVisionUSA$11 millionSeries CJohnson & Johnson Innovation, Nikon-SBI Innovation, Wildcat Capital Management, Whittier Ventures and VSP Global.https://dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-wildcat-capital-leads-11m-raise-konatel-reaches-1-3m-goal-upventur-buys-yonder/
2018AprilnovosoundUnited Kingdom£1.5 millionNot disclosedPar Equity, Kelvin Capital, Gabriel, the Scottish Investment Bank, the ` Technology Investment Syndicate and Investing Women.https://www.uws.ac.uk/news/spinout-receives-15-million-investment/
2018AprilMiricoUnited Kingdom£3.5 millionNot disclosedLongwall Ventures ECF, STFC Innovation Ltd, UK Innovation, Science Seed Fund (UKi2S), Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund.https://mirico.co.uk/news/mirico-receives-3-5-million-backing/
2018AprilOxford PhotovoltaicsUnited Kingdom£8 millionNot disclosedStatoil and Legal & General Capital.https://www.oxfordpv.com/news/oxford-pv-secures-further-ps802m-funding
2018AprilGraphWear TechnologiesUSA$4.2 millionSeries ABio Innovation Capital and Mission Bay Capital.https://technical.ly/philly/2018/04/17/graphwear-technologies-4m-series-a/
2018AprilKMLabsUSA$12.2 millionFurther roundIntel Capital and the Colorado Impact Fund.https://optics.org/news/9/4/29
2018AprilBeBop SensorsUSA$10 millionSeries ABullpen Capitalhttps://bebopsensors.com/bebop-sensors-world-leader-in-smart-fabric-sensors-announces-close-of-10m-series-a-funding-led-by-bullpen-capital/
2018AprilPixelligentUSA$7.6 millionFurther roundThe Abell Foundation, TCP Venture, Propel I, Propel II venture funds, Tokyo Ohka Kogyo and Kateeva.https://www.pixelligent.com/press-release/pixelligent-technologies-closes-7-6m-round-including-investment-from-industry-leaders-tokyo-ohka-kogyo-co-ltd-tok-and-kateeva-inc/
2018MarchBlackmore Sensors and AnalyticsUSA$18 millionSeries BBMWi Ventures and Toyota AI Ventures.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/blackmore-sensors-and-analytics-raises-18-million-series-b-financing-round-to-scale-automotive-lidar-solution-300616225.html
2018MarchRockley PhotonicsUnited Kingdom$40 millionSeries DNot disclosedhttps://www.kreoscapital.com/rockley-photonics-closes-40m-series-d-bringing-total-funding-100m-last-5-years/
2018MarchOnScaleUSA$3 millionNot disclosedThornton Tomasetti, Michael Lehman, and CampbellKlein.https://www.finsmes.com/2018/03/onscale-raises-3m-in-seed-funding.html
2018FebruaryID QuantiqueSwitzerland$65 millionNot disclosedSK Telecomhttps://www.idquantique.com/id-quantique-sk-telecom-join-forces/
2018FebruaryUniKLasersUnited Kingdom£1 millionNot disclosedPar Equity, Scottish Investment Bank, and Lancaster Capital. https://www.photonics.com/Articles/UniKLasers_Announces_1M_in_Funding/a62853
2018FebruaryLightelligenceUSA$10 millionNot disclosedBaidu Venture and a consortium of U.S. semiconductor executives.https://www.lightelligence.co/lightelligence-raises-10m-funding-accelerate-ai-workloads-light-speed.html
2018FebruaryPropheseeFrance$19 millionSeries B360 Capital Partners, Supernova Invest, iBionext, Intel Capital, Renault Group, and Robert Bosch Venture Capital.https://www.prophesee.ai/2018/02/21/prophesee-19-million-funding-round/
2018FebruaryPeak Nano OpticsUSANot disclosedSeries BL3 Technologieshttps://www.peaknano.com/peak-nano-series-b-l3-technologies
2018FebruarySiOpticaGermany€4 millionNot disclosedbm|t and Capital-E II Arkiv.https://www.electrooptics.com/news/sioptica-raises-4m-privacy-filters
2018FebruaryPilot PhotonicsIreland€1 millionNot disclosedBank of Ireland Kernel Capital Funds and Dublin Business Innovation Centre (DBIC).https://www.fibre-systems.com/news/pilot-photonics-raises-almost-%E2%82%AC1m-optical-comb-source
2018FebruaryAledia France€30 millionSeries CIntel Capital, Braemar Energy Ventures, Demeter, the Ecotechnologies Fund of Bpifrance (the French national industrial bank), IKEA Group, Sofinnova Partners and Supernova Invest.https://www.gophotonics.com/news/details/913-nanowire-led-innovator-aledia-bags-%E2%82%AC30-million-in-funding
2018FebruaryLightmatterUSA$11 millionSeries AMatrix Partners and Spark Capital.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/02/05/1333152/0/en/Lightmatter-to-Accelerate-AI-Development-with-First-of-its-Kind-Chip-Powered-by-Light.html
2018JanuaryPyreosUnited Kingdom£1.7 million Not disclosedPerscitus Advisers, Seraphim Capital, London Business Angels, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH, the Scottish Investment Bank and Siemens Technology Accelerator.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Pyreos_Secures_17M_in_Funding/a63027
2018JanuaryAC PhotonicsUSANot disclosedNot disclosedCenterGate Capitalhttps://www.finsmes.com/2018/01/ac-photonics-raises-undisclosed-investment-from-centergate-capital.html
2018JanuaryZecotek PhotonicsCanada$5 millionNot disclosedUndisclosed industrial business group based in China.https://www.canadianinsider.com/zecotek-announces-divisional-equity-financing-of-5-000-000-based-on-75-million-valuation
2017DecemberFinisarUSA$390 millionNot disclosedApple Inc.https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2017/12/apple-awards-finisar-390-million-from-its-advanced-manufacturing-fund/
2017DecemberBlue Frog RoboticsFranceNot disclosedNot disclosedFenox Venture Capitalhttps://www.finsmes.com/2017/12/blue-frog-robotics-raises-new-round-of-financing.html
2017DecemberGuardian Optical TechnologiesIsrael$5.1 millionSeries AMirai Creation Fund, SPARX Group and Maniv Mobility.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171204005593/en/Guardian-Optical-Technologies-Raises-5.1-M-to-Accelerate-Development-of-Breakthrough-Sensor-Technology-for-%E2%80%9CPassenger-Aware%E2%80%9D-Cars
2017DecemberUniKLasersScotland£1 millionFurther roundPar Equity, Scottish Investment Bank, and Lancaster Capital.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/UniKLasers_Announces_1M_in_Funding/p6/vo146/i994/a62853
2017DecemberAEPONYXCanadaCAD $4.3 millionFurther roundFonds InnovExport and Ecofuel Fund, in collaboration with private investors.https://aeponyx.com/aeponyx-closes-cad-4-3-million-financing-round/
2017DecemberRockley PhotonicsUnited Kingdom£4.8 millionNot disclosedEngineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC).https://rockleyphotonics.com/innovation-funding/
2017OctoberHorizon RoboticsUSA$100 millionSeries A plusIntel Capital, Morningside Venture Capital, Hillhouse Capital, Wu Capital and Linear Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2017/10/horizon-robotics-raises-funding-from-intel-capital.html
2017SeptemberSpark LasersFrance€1 millionSeries AStarquest and Gravitation.https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/spark-lasers/company_financials
2017SeptemberAugmedicsIsrael$8.3 millionSeries AAO Invest, Israeli Innovation Authority, Terra Venture Partners and others.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170919005648/en/Augmedics-Secures-8.3-Million-in-Series-A-Funding-for-Augmented-Reality-Surgical-Visualization-System
2017SeptemberTonbo ImagingIndia$17 millionSeries BWRV Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and Edelweiss Private Equity.https://www.vccircle.com/defence-startup-tonbo-imaging-gets-17-mn-from-wrv-capital-others/
2017SeptemberCambridge Medical RoboticsUnited Kingdom$26 millionSeries ACambridge Innovation Capital, LGT Global Invest, Escala Capital, ABB Technology Ventures, and Watrium.https://www.massdevice.com/cambridge-medical-robotics-raises-26m-versius-robot-assisted-surgery-device/
2017SeptemberLeddarTechCanada$101 millionSeries COsram, Delphi, Magneti Marelli, Integrated Device Technology and Fonds de solidarité FTQ.https://leddartech.com/leddartech-announces-usd-101-million-series-c-financing/
2017SeptemberInnovizIsrael$65 millionSeries BDelphi Automotive PLC, Magna International, 360 Capital Partners, Glory Ventures, Naver and others.https://venturebeat.com/2017/09/07/innoviz-technologies-raises-65-million-to-accelerate-its-lidar-tech-for-autonomous-cars/
2017AugustOryxIsrael$50 millionSeries BUnion Tech Ventures, Third Point Ventures, WRV, Bessemer Venture Partners, Maniv Mobility and Trucks VC.https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/08/oryx-vision-raises-50m-to-build-better-lidar-for-self-driving-vehicles/
2017AugustSpecimFinland€3.5 millionNot disclosedBocap SME Achievers Fund II Ky.https://www.fmindustry.com/en/2017/news/2744/%E2%82%AC35-Million-of-Growth-Funding-for-SPECIM-SPECIM-Spectral-Imaging-investment-funding-Bocap-SME-AAchievers-Fund-II-Ky-hyperspectral-imaging-institutional-investors-Company-News.htm
2017JulyWaveOptics United Kingdom$15.5 millionSeries BTouchstone Innovations, Octopus Ventures, and Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Gobi Ventures.https://siliconangle.com/2017/07/17/waveoptics-raises-15-5m-build-smaller-cheaper-optics-augmented-reality/
2017JulyInpriaUSA$23.5 millionSeries BIntel Capital, Samsung Ventures and Applied Ventures, JSR Corporation, and ALIAD. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170710005397/en/EUV-Photoresist-Pioneer-Inpria-Raises-23.5-Million-in-Series-B-Funding-Led-by-Samsung-Ventures
2017JulyCailabsFrance€5 millionNot disclosedSafran Corporate Ventures, Innovacom and Starquest Capital.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/fiber-optics/article/16569633/startup-cailabs-raises-additional-5-million-for-its-optical-beam-shaping-products
2017JulyQuintessenceLabsAustralia$3.26 millionNot disclosedAustralian Department of Defence.https://www.globenewswire.com/en/news-release/2017/07/17/1061033/0/en/QuintessenceLabs-3-26-Million-Investment-from-Australian-Department-of-Defence-for-Quantum-Key-Distribution-Research.html
2017JulyEight19 United Kingdom£1.3 millionFurther roundLucros Investment, IP Group PLC, Clarium Capital Management LLC and Providence.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Eight19_Secures_15M_in_Funding_Round/p6/vo146/i966/a62296
2017JulyOptoscribeUnited Kingdom£1.8 millionSeries BArchangels, Par Equity, Scottish Investment Bank and the Optoscribe management team.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Optoscribe_Completes_Investment_Round/a62209
2017JuneVectorUSA$21 millionSeries ASequoia Capital, Shasta Ventures and Lightspeed.https://spacenews.com/vector-raises-21-million-for-small-launch-vehicle-development/
2017JuneBelkin LaserIsrael$2.5 millionFurther roundZicom Holdings, Rimonci Capital, and other undisclosed investors.https://optics.org/news/8/6/2
2017JuneAEyeUSA$16 millionSeries AAirbus Ventures, Intel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Tyche Partners and other investors.https://www.aeye.ai/press/funding-announcement/
2017JuneMonterisUSA$26.6 millionSeries CVersant Ventures, SightLine Partners, Birchview Capital and BDC Capital’s Healthcare Venture Fund.https://www.monteris.com/press-releases/monteris-medical-raises-26-6-million-in-series-c-financing-to-further-the-growth-of-the-neuroblate-system/
2017JuneKalrayUSA$26 millionFurther roundSafran Corporate Ventures, CEA Investissement and ACE Management, Pengpai investment fund.https://www.kalrayinc.com/kalray-raises-26-million/
2017JuneCoriantGermanyNot disclosedNot disclosedOaktree Capital Management and Marlin Equity Partners.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170615005331/en/Coriant-Announces-Strategic-Investment-by-Oaktree
2017MayHesai PhotonicsChina$16 millionSeries APagoda Investment, Grains Valley Venture Capital, Jiangmen Venture Capital and LightHouse Capital Management.https://www.therobotreport.com/may-2017-fundings-acquisitions-ipos-and-failures/
2017MayVivacity LabsUnited Kingdom$2 millionNot disclosedTracsis, Downing Ventures and the London Co-Investment Fund.https://www.therobotreport.com/may-2017-fundings-acquisitions-ipos-and-failures/
2017MayKuboDenmark$1 millionNot disclosedDanish Growth Fundhttps://www.therobotreport.com/may-2017-fundings-acquisitions-ipos-and-failures/
2017MayEchodyneUSA$29 millionSeries BNew Enterprise Associates, Bill Gates, Madrona Venture Group, and other investors.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170522005356/en/Echodyne-Raises-29-Million-Series-B-to-Bring-%E2%80%9CRadar-Vision%E2%80%9D-to-Autonomous-Vehicles-Drones-and-Machines
2017MayLuxexcel Belgium$10 millionFurther roundKLA-Tencor, SET Ventures, Munich Venture Partners, and PMV.https://3dprint.com/173477/luxexcel-10-million-investment/
2017MayAdextMexico$3 millionFurther roundUS and Mexican investors and led by Angel Romanos, founder and CEO of Credito Real. $3 million is at a $20 million valuation.https://www.finsmes.com/2017/05/adext-raises-3m-in-funding.html
2017MayCorningUSA$200 million Not disclosedApple Inc.https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/12/gorilla-glass-maker-corning-gets-200-million-from-apples-us-manufacturing-investment-fund/
2017MayTriLuminaUSA$9 millionFurther roundKickstart Seed Fund, Stage 1 Ventures, Cottonwood Technology Fund, DENSO Ventures and Sun Mountain Capital.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/trilumina-closes-additional-round-of-funding-300458971.html
2017MaynLightCanada$35 millionFurther round21 investors took part in the fundraise.https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2017/05/10/with-an-eye-toward-an-ipo-a-bustlingvancouver.html
2017MayITOSGermanyNot disclosedNot disclosedEdmund Optics made an equity investment; ITOS will now operate as a subsidiary of Edmund Optics. Further details of the agreement remain confidential. https://www.laserfocusworld.com/optics/article/16569774/edmund-expands-german-presence-itos-to-operate-as-eo-subsidiary
2017AprilLaserMotiveUSA$1.5 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://www.geekwire.com/2017/lasermotive-1-5-million-laser-power/
2017AprilvHiveIsrael$2 millionNot disclosedStageOne VC and several additional private investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/vhive-raises-2m-to-enable-businesses-to-fly-drone-fleets-300444166.html
2017AprilLuminarUSA$36 millionNot disclosedCanvas Ventures, GVA Capital, and 1517 Fund, and other undisclosed investors.https://optics.org/news/8/4/24
2017AprilMetamaterial TechnologiesCanada$8.3 millionSeries ARadar Capital, Innovacorp, and other unspecified investors.https://metamaterial.com/radar-capital-leads-series-a-round-for-metamaterial-technologies-inc/
2017AprilReflex PhotonicsCanada$500,000Not disclosedCanadian government.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Reflex_Receives_500K_in_Financing_from_Canada/a61882
2017AprilAvegantUSA$13.7 millionFurther roundHangzhou Lian Luo, Intel, and Applied Materials.https://haptic.al/mixed-reality-company-avegant-closes-13-7-million-investment-a28a48d7b96b
2017AprilColorChip Israel$17 millionFurther roundCIRTech and Scale-Up fund.https://www.color-chip.com/news/colorchip-raises-extra-17m-boosting-latest-financing-round-37m/
2017AprilLuxendoGermany$8.56 millionSeries AEMBL and Life Science Partners.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Luxendo_Raises_8M_in_Series_A_Funding/a61595
2017MarchBoom SupersonicUSA$33 millionSeries A8VC, Caffeinated Capital, Palm Drive Ventures, RRE Ventures and YC’s Continuity Fund.https://boomsupersonic.com/news/post/untitled-2
2017MarchWayraySwitzerland$18 millionSeries BAlibaba https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/15/alibaba-wayray/
2017MarchCardioFocusUSA$20 millionNot disclosedRaised existing but undisclosed investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cardiofocus-completes-20-million-equity-financing-300431058.html?tc=eml_cleartime
2017MarchSMART-Photonics Netherlands$7 millionSeries BNot disclosedhttps://innovationorigins.com/en/smart-photonics-raises-e-7-million-from-new-investment-round/
2017MarchHiLight SemiconductorUnited Kingdom$6.1 millionSeries BAtlantic Bridge, Oyster Capital and Gary Steele, Executive Chairman.https://opticalconnectionsnews.com/2017/03/hilight-semiconductor-completes-6m-b-series-venture-capital-round/
2017MarchMedLumicsSpain$37 millionSeries BEdmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, Seroba Life Sciences, Innogest Capita, Ysios Capital Partners and Caixa Capital Risc. https://www.fiercebiotech.com/medical-devices/medlumics-raises-37m-for-trials-atrial-fibrillation-device
2017FebruaryCeres NanosciencesUSA$3 million Series AGreyBird Ventureshttps://f1dcaaa6-ae11-4fe9-9f94-e8797af93d5b.filesusr.com/ugd/f7710c_f1e65c73f04647c19a6d50b05f0e0ade.pdf
2017FebruarySynapticonGermany$9 millionFurther round7 Industries Holdings (NL), HTGF High-Tech and MBG.https://www.therobotreport.com/february-2017-fundings-acquisitions-and-ipos/
2017FebruaryDedroneGermany$15 millionSeries BJohn Chambers, Executive Chairman of Cisco and Felicis Ventures.https://dronelife.com/2017/02/13/counterdrone-firm-dedrone-secures-15-million-series-b-financing/
2017FebruaryStanley RoboticsFrance$4 millionNot disclosedElaia Partners, Idinvest Partners and Ville de Demain. https://www.jonesday.com/en/practices/experience/2017/02/elaia-partners-bpifrance-and-idinvest-partners-invest-in-stanley-robotics
2017FebruaryBluewristCanada$2 millionNot disclosedIstuary Toronto Capitalhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170215005278/en/Istuary-Innovation-Group-and-Bluewrist-Partner-to-Bring-Robotics-and-Automation-into-China%E2%80%99s-Manufacturing-Sector
2017FebruaryClearMotionUSA$100 millionSeries CJP Morgan clients, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and other investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/clearmotion-secures-100-million-investment-led-by-jp-morgan-asset-management-to-commercialize-worlds-first-digital-chassis-300400204.html
2017FebruaryGluSenseIsraelNot disclosedNot disclosedJDRF T1D Fundhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/glusense-receives-investment-from-jdrf-t1d-fund-613937973.html
2017FebruaryQD SolarCanadaC$2.5 millionSeries ADSM Venturing, MaRS Innovation, and the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.https://optics.org/news/8/2/13
2017FebruaryMicro-LAMUSA$1.75 millionSeries AGrand Angelshttps://mibiz.com/item/24523-micro-lam-pursues-growth-with-$1-75-million-capital-raise
2017FebruaryTetraVueUSA$10 millionSeries ARobert Bosch Venture Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, Samsung Catalyst Fund and Foxconn.https://www.finsmes.com/2017/02/tetravue-closes-10m-series-a-funding.html
2017JanuaryEasyMileFrance$15 millionNot disclosedAlstomhttps://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/01/20170124-alstom.html
2017JanuaryDigiLensUSA$22 millionSeries BSony, Foxconn, Continental, Panasonic, Alsop Louie Partners, Bold Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, Dolby Family Ventures, and other undisclosed investors.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/01/19/1217232/0/en/DigiLens-Raises-22-Million-to-Accelerate-Delivery-of-Multiple-Augmented-and-Virtual-Reality-Products.html
2017JanuaryLaser QuantumUnited Kingdom£25.5 millionNot disclosedNovanta. The total amount of investment represents increased in its equity stake in Laser Quantum. https://optics.org/news/8/1/17
2017JanuaryIndigo DiabetesBelgium€7 millionSeries AThuja Capitalhttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Indigo_Diabetes_Raises_7M_in_Investment/p6/vo146/i931/a61553
2017JanuaryCorephotonicsIsrael$15 millionNot disclosedSamsung Ventures, iPhone producer Foxconn, semiconductor chip maker MediaTek and an unspecified but “top-tier” smart phone OEM.https://corephotonics.com/press-releases/israels-corephotonics-raises-15-million-investors-include-samsung-ventures-foxconn-mediatek-tier-1-smartphone-oem/
2016DecemberBlackmore Sensors and AnalyticsUSA$3.5 millionSeries ANext Frontier Capital and Millennium Technology Value Partners.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/blackmore-sensors-and-analytics-raises-series-a-financing-round-300376352.html
2016DecemberXarion Laser AcousticsAustriaNot disclosedSeries ATrumpf Venturehttps://www.trumpf.com/en_INT/press/global-press-releases/press-release-detail-page/Press/trumpf-venture-invests-in-sensor-technology-startup-xarion-laser-acoustics/
2016DecemberLumus Israel$45 millionNot disclosedQuanta Computer and HTC.https://lumusvision.com/news/lumus-raises-30m-lead-loremipsum-ventures-sequia/
2016NovemberGooch & HousegoUnited KingdomNot disclosedNAInnovate UK and the UK National Quantum Technologies Program.https://gandh.com/gooch-housego-announces-quantum-technology-funding-award/
2016NovemberCarl ZeissGermany$1.1 billionNAASML. The investment allowed ASML to take a 24.9% stake.https://uk.advfn.com/stock-market/NASDAQ/ASML/share-news/ASML-to-Buy-24-9-Stake-in-Carl-Zeiss-SMT-for-EUR1/72820010?nomobile
2016OctoberOstendoUSA$41.8 millionFurther roundNot disclosedhttps://www.sdbj.com/news/2016/oct/24/ostendo-technologies-raises-418-million/
2016OctoberOryx VisionIsrael$17 millionSeries ABessemer Venture Partners, Maniv Mobility and Trucks VC.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/oryx-vision-raises-17-million-to-create-the-ultimate-depth-sensing-solution-for-autonomous-vehicles-300347338.html
2016SeptemberPhotonic CapitalUSA$100 millionNot disclosedBright Light Capital Ihttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/photonic-capital-secures-100-million-dollar-credit-facility-to-support-the-expansion-of-its-led-lighting-shared-savings-finance-program-300324144.html
2016SeptemberLightPathUSA$200, 000Not disclosedNational Science Foundation (NSF)https://www.photonics.com/Articles/LightPath_Wins_200K_SBIR_Award_for_Graphene/a60864
2016SeptemberRochester Precision OpticsUSANot disclosedNot disclosedSmall Business Technology Transfer (STTR)https://www.prweb.com/releases/rposttrgrant/2016/prweb13671245.htm
2016SeptemberPyreosUnited Kingdom£1.8 millionFurther roundsLondon Business Angels, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH, the Scottish Investment Bank, Seraphim Capital and Siemens Technology Accelerator.https://optics.org/news/7/9/20
2016SeptemberHeliatekGermany€80 millionSeries Dinnogy SE, ENGIE, BNP Paribas, CEE Group, AQTON, BASF, eCAPITAL, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Innogy Venture Capital, TUDAG and Wellington Partners.https://www.prnewswire.com/in/news-releases/heliatek-raises-80-million-594247021.html
2016AugustReVision OpticsUSA$10 millionNot disclosedSquare 1 Bankhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160818005318/en/ReVision-Optics-Secures-10-Million-Credit-Facility-from-Square-1-Bank
2016AugustColorChipUSA$20 millionFurther roundGemini Israel Funds, BRM Group, IGP, Vintage, HGL Capital, and Viola Credit.http://www.semiconductor-today.com/news_items/2016/aug/colorchip_170816.shtml
2016AugustQuanergyUSA$90 millionSeries BSensata Technologies, Delphi Automotive, Samsung Ventures, Motus Ventures and GP Capital.https://www.finsmes.com/2016/08/quanergy-systems-raises-90m-in-series-b-funding.html
2016AugustInnovizIsrael$9 millionSeries AZohar Zisapel, Vertex Venture Capital, Magma Venture Partners, Amiti Ventures and Delek Motors.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/innoviz-technologies-secures-9m-in-series-a-funding-300310297.html
2016AugustGlowforgeUSA$22 millionSeries BFoundry Group and True Venture.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160801006270/en/Glowforge-Announces-22-Million-Series-B-Investment-from-Foundry-Group-and-True-Ventures-to-Bring-3D-Laser-Printers-to-Mass-Production
2016JulySpectral EnginesFinland€1.6 millionNAInventure, Finnvera, VTT Ventures, Timo Syrjälä.https://www.spectralengines.com/news/spectral-engines-closes-1-6-me-funding-from-investors
2016JulypureLiFiUnited KingdomNot disclosedSeries BTemase, existing investors.https://www.finsmes.com/2016/07/lifi-technology-developer-purelifi-completes-series-b-financing.html
2016JulyCAILabsFrance€1 millionSeries AStarquest Capitalhttps://www.cailabs.com/en/about-us/investors/
2016JuneNeurovisionUSA$5 millionSeries BWildcat Capital Managementhttps://neurovision.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/NeuroVision-Bonderman-Wildcat-NR-05-31-16.pdf
2016JuneVersalumeUSANot disclosedNot disclosedCorninghttps://www.corning.com/asean/en/about-us/news-events/news-releases/2016/06/corning-announces-investment-in-versalume-llc.html
2016JuneUniversity of Central FloridaUSA$1.3 millionGrantDARPAhttps://www.ucf.edu/news/72706-2/
2016MaySol VoltaicsSweden$17 millionSeries CRiyadh Valley, Umoe, FAM, Industrifonden, and Nano Future Invest; Swedish Energy Agency and the European Union's Horizon 2020. https://www.finsmes.com/2016/05/sol-voltaics-raises-17m-in-series-c-and-grant-funding.html
2016MayPlanetary ResourcesUSA$21.1 millionSeries ABryan Johnson, OS Fund, Idea Bulb Ventures, Tencant, Vast Ventures, Grishin Robotics, Conversion Capital, The Seraph Group, Space Angels Network and Larry Page.http://spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=48750
2016MayGamayaSwitzerland$3.2 millionSeries ASandoz Family Foundation, VI Partners, Seed4Equity and Peter Brabeck-Letmathe.https://agfundernews.com/gamaya-raises-3-2m-for-hyperspectral-drone-imagery-analysis-for-agriculture5886.html
2016MayKateevaUSA$88 millionSeries EBOE, Cybernaut Venture, GP Capital Shanghai, Redview Capital, and TCL Capital; SVIC, Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Partners, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/05/19/990432/0/en/88-Million-in-Series-E-Financing-for-OLED-Production-Equipment-Leader-Kateeva.html
2016AprilTriLuminaUSANot disclosedNot disclosedDENSO International Americahttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/denso-invests-in-semiconductor-laser-technology-startup-trilumina-300247871.html
2016AprilOptoscribeUnited Kingdom£1.2 millionNot disclosedArchangels, Par Equity, Edinburgh venture capital fund and Scottish Investment Bank.https://www.novuslight.com/optoscribe-announces-1-2m-1-4m-investment_N5561.html
2016AprilVizzarioUSA$2 millionNot disclosedVSP Globalhttps://www.vizzario.com/press/invision-vsp-global-invests-2-million-in-eyecare-tech-startup-vizzario
2016AprilSpectrumCanada$49,725NANRC-IRAPhttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Canadian_Government_Funds_Optics_Development_by/a60586
2016AprilUTAUSA$1.5 millionGrantU.S. Army Research Officehttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/UTA_Receives_15M_in_Grants_to_Advance/a58295
2016AprilOptoscribeScotland£1.2 millionNot disclosedArchangels, Par Equity and Scottish Investment Bank.https://sprengthomson.com/scottish-technology-company-optoscribe-receives-1-2m-investment/
2016MarchPhosphorTechUSA$1 millionNot disclosedU.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science and Basic Energy Sciences.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/lasers-sources/article/16558660/two-photonics-companies-get-sbir-phase-ii-grants-for-solidstatelighting-technology
2016MarchLumisynUSA$1 millionNot disclosedU.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science and Basic Energy Sciences.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/lasers-sources/article/16558660/two-photonics-companies-get-sbir-phase-ii-grants-for-solidstatelighting-technology
2016MarchPulsar PhotonicsGermanyNot disclosedSeries AHigh-Tech Gründerfonds Managementhttps://www.finsmes.com/2016/03/pulsar-photonics-completes-seed-funding-round.html
2016MarchDeep OpticsIsrael$4 millionSeries AEssilor International, Atomics 14 Ventures and private investors.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/deep-optics-raises-us4-million-in-funding-to-revolutionize-the-multifocal-glasses-market-300227900.html
2016JanuaryMultiPhyIsrael$17 millionSeries ASemtech and venture capitalists.http://www.gazettabyte.com/home/2016/1/13/multiphy-raises-17m-to-develop-100g-serial-interfaces.html
2016JanuaryDiagnostic PhotonicsUSA$3 millionSeries Anot disclosedhttps://medcitynews.com/2016/01/diagnostic-photonics-brings-in-3m-for-imaging-technology/
2016JanuaryWaveOpticsUnited Kingdommulti-million poundNot disclosedImperial Innovations Group, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Octopus Ventures, angel investors and Blippar.https://www.finsmes.com/2016/01/waveoptics-raises-multi-million-pound-funding.html
2015DecemberPyreosScotland$3.85 millionSeries ANot disclosedhttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Pyreos_Secures_pound25M_in_Funding_Names/a57857
2015DecemberSpectral ImagingFinland$5.9 millionSeries ATekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, with R&D financing provided by Teknoventure Management.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Specim_Nets_euro53M_for_Hyperspectral_Imaging/a57715
2015DecemberAmplitude LaserFranceNot disclosedNot disclosedSamsung Venture Investment Corp.https://optics.org/news/6/11/45
2015DecemberManta InstrumentsUSANot disclosedSeries AJoint Polish Investment Fund and Triton Technology Fund.https://www.finsmes.com/2015/12/manta-instruments-holds-first-close-of-series-a-financing.html
2015DecemberMultiphoton OpticsGermanyNot disclosedSeries ABackers included Sack & Kiesselbach, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Bayern Kapital, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and a consortium of business angels with Dr. Ruth Houbertz, Dr. Moritz Esslinger, and Dr. Boris Neubert.https://www.finsmes.com/2015/12/multiphoton-optics-raises-series-a-funding-round.html
2015NovemberKapteyn-Murnane LaboratoriesUSA$5.5 millionGrantIntel Capital, Colorado Impact Fund and management.https://www.i-micronews.com/kmlabs-secures-5-5m-investment-from-intel-equity-fund/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kmlabs-secures-5-5m-investment-from-intel-equity-fund
2015NovemberSckipioIsraelNot disclosedFurther rounds ($27 million from past rounds)Intel Capitalhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151103005595/en/Sckipio-Receives-Investment-from-Intel-Capital
2015OctoberAvegantUSA$24 millionSeries AHangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co. Ltd., Intel Capital, NHN Investment Co. Ltd. and the Bunting Family Fund.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Avegant_Lands_24M_for_Wearable_Display/a57664
2015OctoberTeraViewUnited Kingdom$10 millionFurther roundsSamsung Venture Investment, Nordson Dage, Q Street Capital and Low Carbon Innovation Fund.https://optics.org/news/6/10/22
2015SeptemberVORAGO TechnologiesUSA$10 millionNot disclosedNew Science Ventureshttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150901006144/en/VORAGO-Technologies-Raises-10-Million-to-Fuel-Growth-and-Innovation
2015SeptemberOptimal+United Kingdom and Israel$42 millionNot disclosedKKR, Carmel Ventures and Pitango.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150910005753/en/Optimal-Raises-42-Million-Growth-Round-Led-By-KKR
2015AugustCredoUSA$8 millionSeries AWalden Internationalhttps://www.globenewswire.com/en/news-release/2015/08/31/1215845/0/en/Credo-Raises-8-Million-in-Series-A-Funding.html
2015AugustFlexEnableUnited Kingdom$15-$20 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://www.businessweekly.co.uk/news/hi-tech/flexenable-raising-20m-new-board-beds
2015JuneVI SystemsGermany€2 millionGrantEuropean Commission's Horizon 2020https://www.photonics.com/Articles/VI_Systems_Receives_euro2M_for_Optical/a57486
2015JuneTransphormUSA$70 millionNot disclosedKKR, Kleiner Perkins Caufield, Byers, Foundation Capital, Google Ventures, Soros Quantum Strategic Partners, INCJ and Fujitsu.https://www.transphormusa.com/en/news/transphorm-announces-new-70-million-investment-led-kkr/
2015JuneNanteroUSA$31.5 millionNot disclosednot disclosedhttps://www.electronicsweekly.com/news/business/finance/nantero-raises-31-5-million-2015-06/
2015MayGlowforgeUSA$9 millionSeries AFoundry Group , True Ventures, Bre Pettis, Jenny Lawtonhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150520005310/en/Glowforge-Raises-9-Million-Series-A-to-Bring-3D-Laser-Printer-to-Consumers
2015MayGaN SystemsCanada$20 millionSeries CCycle Capital Management, BDC Capital, Tsing Capital, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and RockPort Capital.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150507005393/en/GaN-Systems-raises-USD20-Million-in-Series-C-Financing
2015AprilSolantro SemiconductorCanada$11 millionSeries BInerjys Ventures, Black Coral Capital, BDC, Presidio Ventures, Clean Energy Venture Group and EDChttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/solantro-semiconductor-raises-11-million-to-accelerate-volume-manufacturing-517480341.html
2015FebruaryMichelson DiagnosticsUnited Kingdom£2.5 millionSeries BSmith & Nephew, Kent County Council, other investorshttps://optics.org/news/6/2/31
2015FebruaryCorephotonicsIsrael$17.8 millionSeries BAmiti Ventures, Magma Ventures, Horizon Ventures, BetaAngels Partners, Sandiskhttps://index.co/company/Corephotonics
2015JanuaryIOPtimaUSA$7.2 millionSeries ABioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. and two Asia-based venture capital firmshttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/BioLight_2_Asian_Firms_Invest_72M_in_Glaucoma/a58011
2015JanuaryPureLiFiScotland£1.5 millionSeries A (brings total to £14 million)London & Scottish Investment Partners, Old College Capital, Scottish Investment Bankhttps://techcrunch.com/2015/01/19/purelifi/
2015January3ScanUSA$6.7 millionSeries ALux Capitalhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150127005249/en/3Scan-Raises-6.67-Million-from-Lux-Capital-Dolby-Ventures-for-New-Technologies-to-Transform-Pathology
2014NovemberPilegrowth TechItaly€ 500,000Series AQuadrivio Capital SGR, TTVenture, Como Venture and LPE spa.https://www.finsmes.com/2014/11/pilegrowth-tech-raises-over-e500k-in-second-funding.html
2014OctoberRANOVUSUSA, Canada, Germany$24 millionSeries BNot disclosedhttps://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/companies/article/16664399/ranovus-adds-24-million-series-b-financing-readies-product-deliveries
2014OctoberPluriomicsBelgium, Netherlands€4 millionSeries AVesalius Biocapital, InnovationQuarter, Société régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie (SRIW).https://www.vesaliusbiocapital.com/node/155
2014SeptemberImmunophotonicsUSA$1.8 millionSeries ASt. Louis Arch Angles, Billiken Angels, individual investors, and the Missouri Technology Corporation.https://techli.com/immunophotonics-raises-1-8m-biogenerator-cultivation-capital-lead/50041/
2014SeptemberInnoLightUSA$38 millionSeries CGoogle Capital and Lightspeed China Partners.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/innolight-technology-corporation-announced-series-c-funding-of-usd-38-million-277439891.html
2014SeptemberAvogyUSA$40 millionSeries BIntel Capital and KHOSLA VENTURES.https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2014/09/09/1187401/0/en/Avogy-Inc-Raises-40-Million-Series-B-Round-Led-by-Intel-Capital.html
2014JulyLightwave LogicUSA$3 millionNot disclosedSale of common stocks and warrants.https://optics.org/news/5/7/33
2014JulyLatticePowerChina$80 millionSeries AAsia Pacific Resources Development Investment, GSR Ventures, Mayfield Fund, and Crescent HydePark.https://www.ledsmagazine.com/manufacturing-services-testing/substrates-wafers/article/16698267/lattice-power-gets-cash-infusion-to-support-ganonsi-led-development
2014MaySeren PhotonicsWales£1.9 millionSeries AFusionIP plc, IP Group plc and Finance Wales Ltd.https://optics.org/news/5/5/58
2014MarchAquantiaUSA$16 millionSeries GXilinx, New Enterprise Associates, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Pinnacle Ventures and Rusnano.https://pitchbook.com/newsletter/aquantia-seals-16m-series-g
2014JanuaryLuxexcelNetherlands$5 millionNot disclosedMunich Venture Partners, Chrysalix SET and Filsa Capital.http://www.3ders.org/articles/20140114-luxexcel-raises-5-million-from-investors.html
2014JanuaryRebellion PhotonicsUSA$10.4 millionSeries ATinicumhttps://www.finsmes.com/2014/01/rebellion-photonics-closes-10-4m-series-financing.html
2013NovemberPyreosScotland$4 millionSeries ARobert Bosch Venture Capital, Seraphim Capital, Siemens Technology Accelerator, the Scottish Investment Bank and the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.https://www.finsmes.com/2013/11/pyreos-raises-4m-funding.html
2013NovemberPhi OpticsUSA$250,000 Seed fundingSerra Ventures, Newport Holdings LP, Ventures LLC.https://www.novuslight.com/phi-optics-receives-250-000-funding-for-optical-microscopes_N1848.html
2013NovemberDirect PhotonicsGermany€3.3 millionSeries BDeutsche Effecten und Wechsel Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Falk Strascheg Holding (Extorel), VC Fonds Technologie Berlin.https://optics.org/news/4/11/21
2013NovemberSolicoreUSA$4 millionSeries A1New Science Ventureshttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20131118005182/en/New-Science-Ventures-Provides-4.0-Million-Equity-Investment-to-Solicore
2013NovemberCompass-EOSUSA$42 millionFurther roundsComcast Ventures, Cisco, Pitango Venture Capital, Benchmark Capital, Northbridge Venture Partners, Marker LLC and RUSNANO.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20131118005893/en/Compass-EOS-Closes-42-Million-Funding
2013OctoberBiophotonic Solutions Inc.USA$1 millionSeries AMichigan Angel Fundhttps://www.laserfocusworld.com/biooptics/bioimaging/microscopy/article/14192060/biophotonic-solutions-closes-1m-funding-round
2013OctoberSBA MaterialsUSANot disclosedSeries BIntel Capitalhttps://www.crunchbase.com/funding_round/sba-materials-series-b--647d299d
2013SeptemberRANOVUSCanada, USA$11 millionFurther roundAzure Capital Partners, T-Venture, BDC Venture Capital, OMERS Ventures and MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund.https://vcnewsdaily.com/ranovus/venture-capital-funding/rnjlktsdzl
2013AugustPhotronics IncUSANot disclosedSeries ASilicon Values BG Partnershttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Photronics_Gets_Venture_Capital_Backing/a54689
2013JulyCALIENTUSA$27 millionFurther roundsNot disclosedhttps://www.calient.net/2013/07/calient-technologies-raises-27-million-in-latest-funding-round-names-jag-setlur-as-cfo/
2013JulyReVision OpticsUSA$55 millionSeries ACanaan Partners, ProQuest Investments, InterWest Partners and Domain Associates, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC) and RusnanoMedInvest (RMI).https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130729005168/en/ReVision-Optics-Closes-55-Million-Financing
2013MarchHalation PhotonicsChinaNot disclosedSeries BNorthern Light Venture Capital Early Stage Investment Enterprise, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Softbank China Venture Capital, China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Ventures Co. Ltd. and Applied Ventures.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Halation_Photonics_completes_funding_round/a53231
2013FebruaryRaydianceUSA$6 millionVenture loanHorizon Technology Finance Corp.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Raydiance_Receives_6M_in_Financing/a53033
2013FebruaryAcal EnergyUnited Kingdom$23 millionNot disclosedSumitomohttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2013-02-20/sumitomo-backed-acal-raises-funds-to-expand-fuel-cell-technology
2013JanuaryLED EnginUSA$12 millionSeries ECEC Capital Management and GVT.http://www.ledengin.com/files/pressrelease/20130110.pdf
2012DecemberHalation PhotonicsChinaNot disclosedSeries BNorthern Light Venture Capital Early Stage Investment Enterprise, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, Softbank China Venture Capital, China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Ventures Co. Ltd. and Applied Ventures.https://www.novuslight.com/halation-photonics-receives-second-round-of-funding_N616.html
2012NovemberNanobiotixFrance$18 millionNot disclosedIPO fundinghttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Nanophotonics_Firm_Raises_18M_in_IPO/a52342
2012SeptemberCrossFiberUSA$13.4 millionSeries DSouthern Cross Venture Partners, New Venture Partners, Arsenal Venture Partners and existing investors including Back Bay Management and PacifiCap.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/home/article/16565211/crossfiber-wraps-134m-series-d-financing
2012AugustAOptixUSA$42 millionSeries E (brings total funding to $123 million)Clearstone Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Northgate Capital, W Capital Partners and True Ventures.https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2012/08/23/aoptix-raises-42-million.html
2012JuneInvuityUSA$25 millionSeries DValence Advantage Life Sciences Fund II, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and InterWest Partners and Wexford Capital.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/invuity-raises-25-million-in-series-d-funding-159022215.html
2012AprilVixarUSA$2.5 millionSeries BPhoenix Venture Partnershttp://vixarinc.com/news-events/vixar-raises-2-5m-in-series-b-funding-from-phoenix-venture-partners
2012AprilIllumitexUSA$9.3 millionNot Series A (Further round)NEA, Morgan Creek Capital, Mousse Partners, Apex Venture Partners, DFJ Mercury and Syngenta Ventures.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120410006155/en/Illumitex-Accelerates-Entry-into-Lighting-Fixture-Markets-with-Funding-Round-and-New-CEO
2012MarchAQT SolarUSA$18.7 millionSeries B (brings total to $40 million)Not disclosedhttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/AQT_Solar_Secures_Funding_AQT/p5/vo100/i601/a50295
2012FebruaryLuxteraUSA$21.7 millionSeries CNEA, August Capital, Sevin Rosen, Funds and Lux Capital, Tokyo Electron and personal investment from an industry titan.https://www.lightwaveonline.com/business/companies/article/16665673/luxtera-adds-217-million-in-series-c-new-board-member
2011DecemberBinOpticsUSA$13.3 millionNot Series A (further round)Advantage Capital Partners, Enhanced Capital Partners, Gefinor Ventures, Onondaga Venture Capital Fund and Rand Capital; ArrowPath Venture Partners, Cayuga Venture Fund, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and FA Technology Ventures.https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20111215006322/en/BinOptics-Attracts-13.3-Million-in-Funding
2011DecemberPrism SolarUSA$4.4 millionNot discosedI2BF Venture Capitalhttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Prism_Solar_Completes_4M_Funding_Round_/a49290
2011SeptemberSkorpios TechnologiesUSA$19 millionSeries BEricsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Cottonwood Technology Fund and Sun Mountain Capital.https://www.skorpiosinc.com/skorpios-technologies-inc-announces-the-close-of-a-19-million-series-b-financing-round/
2011AugustNLight PhotonicsCanada$17.5 millionSeries EMohr Davidow Ventures, Oak Investment Partners and Menlo Ventures.http://www.nlight.net/news/releases/105~nLIGHT-Raises-175-Million-Investment-to-Accelerate-Growth
2011JulyNuventixUSA$10 millionNot discosedGE Energy Financial Services, Bergquist Co., Braemar Energy Ventures, CenterPoint Ventures, InterWest Partners and Rho Ventures.https://www.finsmes.com/2011/07/nuventix-receives-10m-financing.html
2010OctoberSiOnyxUSA$12.5 millionSeries BCoherent, Crosslink Capital, Vulcan Capital, Polaris Venture Partners and Harris & Harris.https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sionyx-raises-125-million-in-series-b-financing-105336733.html
2010OctoberGLO ABUSA, Sweden$25 millionSeries AWellington Partners, VantagePoint Venture Partners, Hafslund Venture, Agder Energi Venture, Provider Venture Partners and Teknoinvest.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/lasers-sources/article/16568196/swedish-nanowire-led-company-glo-ab-closes-25m-round-opens-california-engineering-center
2010OctoberLight Blue Optics (LBO)United Kingdom$13 millionSeries B (follows Series ‘A’ extension of $15 million in July 2009)DFJ Esprit, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Earlybird Venture Capital, Capital-E, NESTA, Christie Digital Systems Canada and WhiteGold Fund Management.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/home/article/16568201/picoprojectors-lbo-raises-13m-to-promote-touchenabled-holographic-laser-projection-technology
2010JulyCALIENTUSA$10 millionNot disclosedNot disclosedhttps://books.google.com.ph/books?id=uYMolrbiTkIC&pg=PA6&lpg=PA6&dq=Calient+Technologies+Raises+$10+Million&source=bl&ots=xeDlQH9L1M&sig=ACfU3U3PKdDmH_sZUGTb5RMb1HV72h--6g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiEqNnU4q_xAhXHyIsBHVTlAPUQ6AEwBHoECAsQAw#v=onepage&q=Calient%20Technologies%20Raises%20%2410%20Million&f=false
2010JuneVIA OptronicsGermany€4.4 millionNot disclosedWHEB Ventureshttps://www.growthbusiness.co.uk/wheb-invests-in-via-optronics-1263173/
2010JanuaryQD VisionUSA$10 millionSeries ANorth Bridge Venture Partners, Highland Capital Partners and In-Q-Tel.https://www.laserfocusworld.com/home/article/16567666/qd-vision-raises-10-million-for-quantumdotbased-led-lighting-and-displays
2009SeptemberApplied OptoelectronicsUSA$19.5 millionSeries FNot discosedhttps://ao-inc.com/news-events/aoi-raises-195-million-in-f-round-funding
2009JulyHeptagonFinland$22 millionFurther roundGGV Capital, Innovations Kapital, Innovacom and Nokia Growth Partners.https://www.ledsmagazine.com/home/article/16698920/heptagon-raises-over-22m-in-new-equity-financing
2009MayR2 SemiconductorUSA$11 millionSeries ASigma Partners, Morganthaler Ventures and Sequoia Capital.https://www.reuters.com/article/us-semiconductor-early-stage-idUSTRE54Q2ZX20090527
2009AprilPowerlaseUnited KingdomNot disclosedNot discosedMTI Partners, Deutsche Venture Capital, DJF Esprit LLP, Alice Ventures and FNI Venture Capital.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Powerlase_Secures_Funding/a36922
2009MarchOneChip PhotonicsCanada$19.5 millionSeries ABDC Venture Capital and GrowthWorks Canadian Fund, DCM and Morgenthaler Ventures.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/OneChip_Photonics_Nets_19M/a36778
2008NovemberRaydianceUSA$20 millionSeries DGreenstreet Partners and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Raydiance_Round_Raises_20M/a35713
2008OctoberSoliant EnergyUSA$2.5 millionSeries AGE Energy Financial Serviceshttps://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/soliant-lands-21m-5002
2008AugustInnolumeGermany/USA$13.3 millionSeries CS-Group Capital Management, Applied Ventures LLC, NRW Bank, Peppermint Financial Partners, S-VentureCapital Dortmund, Robert Young, and Kurb.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/QD_Laser_Maker_Secures_13M/a34854
2008MayOmniGuideUSA$25 millionSeries EPsilos Group, Omniguide investors: Ray Stata, Stata Venture Partners, 3i, Argonaut Ventures, ESI, Gainesborough Investments, Jeff Swartz and Westbury Partners.https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2008-05-15/omniguide-r-secures-25-million-in-funding-to-support
2008AprilRedfern Integrated Optics IncUSA$7.5 millionSeries ASouthern Cross Venture Partners, Tallwood Venture Capital and Jolimont Capital.https://www.globenewswire.com/en/news-release/2008/04/14/376201/5379/en/Redfern-Integrated-Optics-Inc-Secures-7-5M-in-Additional-Funding.html
2007DecemberHolochipUSA$2.7 millionSeries AITU Ventureshttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Holochip_Backers_Invest_27M/a31827
2007NovemberMichelson DiagnosticsUK£600,000Series ALondon Seed Capital, London Business Angels and Catapult Venture Managers.https://healthcare-in-europe.com/en/news/successful-oct-imaging-during-cancer-surgery.html
2007NovemberArbor PhotonicsUSA$85,000Not disclosedUniversity of Michigan's Ross School of Business.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/U-M_Invests_in_Arbor_Photonics/a31568
2007OctoberLight Blue OpticsUnited Kingdom$26 millionSeries AEarlybird Venture Capital of Germany, Capital-E, 3i plc and NESTA.https://www.growthbusiness.co.uk/light-blue-optics-raises-and3626-million-260600/
2007OctoberReflex PhotonicsUSA$3 millionSeries AFIER Succes, MSBi Capital, RESO Investments.https://www.edn.com/reflex-photonics-gains-funding/
2007SeptemberBTI Photonic SystemsCanada$12 millionSeries DVengrowth Private Equity Partners, BDC Venture Capital, GrowthWorks Capital, Kodiak Venture Partners, Primaxis Technology Ventures and Lucent Venture Partners.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/BTI_Closes_12M_Round/a30879
2007SeptemberSpatial PhotonicUSA$26 millionSeries AKhosla Ventures, DAG Ventures, Intel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.https://venturebeat.com/2007/09/03/spatial-photonic-raises-26m-for-new-microdisplay-technology/
2007AugustIntune NetworksIreland$17.75 millionSeries AAmadeus Capital Partners, Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Capital Europe) and Spark Capital.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Intune_Raises_1775M/a30549
2007FebruaryKlastech Karpushko Laser TechnologyGermany€2.1 millionSeries ATriangle Venture Capital Grouphttps://www.photonics.com/Articles/Triangle_Leads_Funding_for_Laser_Startup_Klastech/a28306
2007JanuaryPlastic LogicUnited Kingdom$100 millionSeries AOak Investment Partners and Tudor Investment Corp, Amadeus, Intel Capital, Bank of America, BASF Venture Capital, Quest for Growth and Merifin Capital, Dow Chemical, Morningside, Merifin Capital, Nanotech Partners, PolyTechnos Venture-Partners, Siemens , and Yasuda.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/100M_Raised_to_Manufacture_Plastic_Semiconductors/a28153
2007JanuaryLight Blue OpticsUnited Kingdom$1 millionSeed funding3i plc, NESTA and the Cambridge Capital Group.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/LBO_Secures_1M_in_Funding_Signs_Licensing/a27919
2006NovemberIntematixUSA$16.5 millionSeries CCrosslink Capital and Samsung Ventures, Presidio STX, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, East Gate Capital and Pacifica Fund.https://www.photonics.com/Articles/Intematix_Round_Nets_165M/a27431