|Description||Catalyst Metals for Auto Industry|
|Series A, 6/04 |
Firelake Capital Management
|Venture Round, 8/07 ||$3M|
|Series E, 2/08 |
Nanostellar, Inc. develops precious-metals containing materials for the automotive and stationary power industries, enabling these industries to meet stringent diesel emissions-control requirements mandated in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.
The company delivers nano-engineered catalyst materials that reduce exhaust emissions and increase effectiveness of precious metals in these catalysts by 25%-30%. Nanostellar’s Rational Catalyst Design methodology combines computation materials science, novel synthesis and chemical engineering to aid in the rapid development of new materials.