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3050 Bowers Avenue
P.O. Box 58039
Santa Clara, CA, 95054-3299
Shanghai, CHN
Building 22, 1388, Zhangdong Road
Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong
Shanghai, 201203, CHN


Venture Partner
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vice President for Research
Director and Chairman of Strategy Committee
Director and Member of Human Resources & Compensation Committee
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Applied Ventures

Applied Ventures, LLC is the venture capital fund of Applied Materials, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMAT), the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service, and software products. At Applied Materials, they apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live.

Applied Ventures invests in early-stage technology companies that promise to deliver high growth and exceptional returns. Their charter is to profitably invest in companies that provide a window on technologies that advance or complement Applied Materials’ core expertise. Their investments help develop technologies and markets that provide natural extensions to Applied Materials’ core business and stimulate the growth of applications for semiconductors, displays, solar PV, and related products and services.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Inpria Corporation 2/2014Partial Close$4.7M3
Infinite Power Solutions 5/2012Series D$10M4
iosil Energy 3/2012Private Equity$13.5M10
MTPV 1/2012Series B$3.25M2
MTPV 9/2011Series B$6.5M3
Semprius 6/2011Series C$20M6
BT Imaging 8/2010Series A$3.8M3
Infinite Power Solutions 8/2010Series C$20M5
Adesto Technologies 6/2010Venture Round$3.5M4
Liquavista 4/2010Series D$9.52M4
Enphase Energy 3/2010Venture Round$40M5
ClearEdge Power 8/2009Venture Round$15M1
Advanced Inquiry Systems Inc. 8/2009Series B$11M6
Semprius 6/2009Series B$6.4M5
Enphase Energy 5/2009Venture Round$22.5M5
Infinite Power Solutions 12/2008Series B$13M5
Innolume 8/2008Series C€8.6M4
Actacell 7/2008Series A$5.8M4
Wakonda Technologies 6/2008Series A$3.16M4
SunEdison 5/2008Debt$30M6
SunEdison 5/2008Series B$131M6
Fat Spaniel Technologies 1/2008Series B$18M5
Solaicx 11/2006Venture Round$3M1
Grandis 4/2005Venture Round$10M3
Devicescape 1/2005Series B$12.2M4



  1. Inpria Receives $4.7M in Funding ( [edit]
  3. Iosil Energy Corporation Secures First Close on $13.5M in Equity Financing to Build Pilot Manufacturing Plant ( [edit]
  4. MTPV Power Corporation Raises Additional $3.25M in Final closing of Series B Financing ( [edit]
  5. Semiconductor developer MTPV gets $6.5M in Series B funding ( [edit]
  6. Semprius Raises $20M in Series C Venture Funding ( [edit]
  7. BT Imaging Completes US$3.8M Series A2 Financing Round ( [edit]
  8. Infinite Power Raises $20M, Brings In Al Gore’s Firm ( [edit]
  9. Adesto Technologies brings in $3.5M for memory products ( [edit]
  10. Next-generation LCD company closes €7m series D ( [edit]
  11. AltAssets ( [edit]
  12. ClearEdge Power Raises $15M ( [edit]
  13. AISI Raises $11M in Series B ( [edit]
  14. Semprius Lands $6.4M in Funding, Clarifies What It’s Actually Doing ( [edit]
  15. Enphase Energy Secures $22.5 Million in Financing ( [edit]
  16. Infinite Power Solutions Raises $13M in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  17. INNOLUME Secures €8.6 Million New Funding to Ramp up Production and Enhance Market Penetration of Quantum Dot Lasers ( [edit]
  18. ActaCell Closes $5.8 Million Series A Financing; Investment Consortium Led By DFJ Mercury Includes, Applied Ventures and Good Energies ( [edit]
  19. Wakonda Technologies Raises $9.5 Million in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  20. SunEdison raises $161 million for solar services and installing ( [edit]
  21. SunEdison raises $161 million for solar services and installing ( [edit]
  22. Fat Spaniel Energy Monitoring Specialist Secures $4.6M ( [edit]
  23. Applied Ventures invests $3M more into Solaicx ( [edit]
  24. EDGAR [edit]
  25. Devicescape Secures $12.2 Million in Funding ( [edit]
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