|Acquired by||Contour Energy Systems|
|Series A, 7/08 |
|Seed, 11/09 |
The Texas Emerging Technology Fund
|Grant, 12/10 ||$3M|
ActaCell, Inc. is an Austin-based technology start-up commercializing lithium-ion battery technology developed in the Material Science and Engineering lab at The University of Texas at Austin. This new technology is focused on delivering substantially longer cycle life at low cost while maintaining safety as the number one priority. The Material Science and Engineering program at the University of Texas has a long history of innovation in lithium ion chemistries.
the company announced on July 200, 2008 that it secured $5.8 million in Series A financing. DFJ Mercury led the round with syndicate investment from Google.orgâ€™s RechargeIT program, Applied Ventures, LLC, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, Inc. and Good Energies. The proceeds from the Series A financing will be used to hire key technical talent and to further develop ActaCellâ€™s lithium-ion battery technology for commercial purposes.