January 11, 2022
Mangata Networks Announces $33 Million Series A Raise Launching Innovative Satellite/Edge Computing Network
Mangata Networks announces today the completion of their $33 million Series A funding round, led by Playground Global.
October 20, 2021
Lumotive Names Dr. Sam Heidari as CEO to Lead Lidar Innovator’s Next Stage of Growth
Semiconductor Industry Veteran Takes the Helm as Company’s Disruptive and Scalable Meta-Lidar Platform Gains Traction in Automotive and Industrial Markets and Recognition as Provider of Next-Generation Solutions
June 2, 2021
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Bill Gates Backs New Venture Fund Focused on Metamaterials
MetaVC raising $100 million to invest in startups developing applications for metamaterials, a buddingcorner of materials science
April 27, 2021
Source: The New York Times
These Materials Could Make Science Fiction a Reality
Imagine operating a computer by moving your hands in the air as Tony Stark does in “Iron Man.” Or using a smartphone to magnify an object as does the device that Harrison Ford’s character uses in “Blade Runner.” Or a next-generation video meeting where augmented reality glasses make it possible to view 3-D avatars. Or a generation of autonomous vehicles capable of driving safely in city traffic.
March 17, 2021
American space telecoms company picks Scotland for £10.5 million European research centre
American telecoms company Mangata Networks is to set up a £10.5m research and development centre in Edinburgh, in a move that will create 38 jobs.
The business, which specialises in satellite enable telecoms services, announced the move after it received £3.6m in funding from national economic development agency Scottish Enterprise.
September 17, 2020
Megaconstellation startup Mangata Networks joins T-Mobile-backed 5G incubator
WASHINGTON — Mangata Networks, a broadband megaconstellation venture created by former OneWeb Satellites CEO Brian Holz, is one of 16 startups newly added the 5G Open Innovation Lab, an ideas-and-partnership incubator founded earlier this year by T-Mobile, Intel and NASA to help unleash the potential of 5G mobile networks.