LEADOPTIK Raises $5 Million in Series Seed Funding to Advance Early Lung Cancer Detection with Cutting-Edge Imaging Technology
May 22, 2023
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LEADOPTIK Inc., a Silicon Valley-based medical imaging company today announced that it has raised $5 million in an oversubscribed series seed funding, led by MetaVC Partners with participation from SOSV, Sony Innovation Fund, TSVC, ENEA, Arash Ferdowsi (co-founder of Dropbox), Ray Muzyka (co-founder of BioWare), and others. This injection of capital will allow LEADOPTIK to move to the next stage of product development -including FDA approval - on the path to commercialization.
Metalens startup Imagia raises $4.5M Silicon Valley firm to aim flat, silicon-based optics at augmented reality applications as Gates Frontier provides seed funding.
May 2, 2023
Silicon Valley firm to aim flat, silicon-based optics at augmented reality applications as Gates Frontier provides seed funding.
Imagia, a startup company working on metamaterials technology, says it has raised $4.5 million in seed funding, with which it plans to accelerate development and initial commercial deployment of its novel lenses.
Lighter, Cheaper, Faster—MetaVC Looks for Metamaterials Startups
April 13, 2023
Wall Street Journal
Good day. MetaVC, a venture fund that launched in 2021 to back startups commercializing metamaterials, a budding area of materials science, has closed its debut fund with $62 million to invest in hard-tech startups.
MetaVC Partners Raises $62 Million Fund to Invest in Hard-Tech Metamaterials Startups
April 12, 2023
SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- MetaVC Partners today announced the close of MetaVC Partners, LLC., a $62 million fund that will invest in early-stage, hard-tech metamaterials startup companies. Investors in the fund include Corning Inc., Gates Frontier, JSR Corporation along with other family wealth offices and institutional pension funds.
Lumotive Names Dr. Sam Heidari as CEO to Lead Lidar Innovator’s Next Stage of Growth
October 20, 2021
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
These Materials Could Make Science Fiction a Reality
April 27, 2021
Source: The New York Times
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.
American space telecoms company picks Scotland for £10.5 million European research centre
March 17, 2021
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.
Megaconstellation startup Mangata Networks joins T-Mobile-backed 5G incubator
September 17, 2020
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.