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575 High Street
Suite 330
Palo Alto, CA, 94301-1648


Founder and Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer


Firelake Capital Management

Firelake Capital Management is a fund with a “hybrid” portfolio of private and public investments in information technology, energy technology, and material science. The public holdings focus on technological innovation and scalability for self-funding. The private companies develop “Edge technologies” to meet future fundamental needs.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Solicore 11/2013Series A$4M7
QBotix 7/2013Series A$5M3
Scifiniti 7/2013Series B$10M4
HydroPoint Data Systems 12/2012Venture Round$750k3
QBotix 9/2012Series A$6.5M4
MiaSolé 3/2012Debt$55M5
Ruckus Wireless 2/2012Series G$21.7M9
ZeaChem 2/2012Series C$19M6
Sungevity 1/2012Series D$12M3
Solexant 7/2011Series D$23M6
Sungevity 12/2010Series C$15M3
Liquidia Technologies 7/2010Series C$5M5
Solexant 6/2010Series C$41.5M6
Liquidia Technologies 1/2010Series C$20M5
Solicore 12/2009Series D$1.1M4
Solicore 7/2009Series D$12.2M6
EnerG2 11/2008Series A$8.5M2
Solexant 10/2008Series B$18.2M4
MiaSolé 7/2008Series D$220M5
Ruckus Wireless 11/2007Series E$7.5M8
MiaSolé 9/2007Series C$50M4
Plextronics 8/2007Series B$20.6M4
Solexant 8/2007Series A$4.3M4
HydroPoint Data Systems 2/2007Series C$19M5
MiaSolé 10/2006Series B$35M5
Liquidia Technologies 6/2006Series A$6M3
Nanosolar 6/2006Series C$75M13
Sensicore 8/2005Series C$12M5
Pionetics 2/2005Series C$6.4M1
HydroPoint Data Systems 11/2004Series A$11.9M2
Nanostellar 6/2004Series A$3M5



  1. Solicore holds first close of $4 mln on financing round ( [edit]
  2. QBotix Inc. Receives $5M in Funding, Releases New SolBot ( [edit]
  3. July 1, 2013 – Scifiniti Raises $10 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  4. Hydropoint Data Systems Inc, based in PETALUMA, CA, raises $750K ( [edit]
  5. QBotix Raises $6.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  6. U.S. solar-panel maker MiaSole raises $55 million ( [edit]
  7. Ruckus Wireless Names Former Verizon and Ericsson Telecom Heavyweights to Its Board, Closes Mezzanine Round of $22 Million ( [edit]
  8. ZeaChem, Inc.: Series C $19M ( [edit]
  9. Solar service startup Sungevity is raising $41M ( [edit]
  10. XSeed Capital Source [edit]
  11. Sungevity Raises $15M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  12. Liquidia Technologies, Inc.: Series C $5M ( [edit]
  13. Solexant Unstealths with $41.5M and a CadTel Recipe ( [edit]
  14. Liquidia Technologies Raises $20M in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  15. SEC D ( [edit]
  16. Solicore Raises $13.3 Million in Financing Led by Rogers Corp. ( [edit]
  17. Seattle Alt Energy Startup EnerG2 Raises $8.5M ( [edit]
  18. Solexant Corp receives a $18.17 million investment ( [edit]
  19. Solar co. Solyndra shines with $220M ( [edit]
  20. Ruckus Wireless raises $7.5M more for IPTV router ( [edit]
  21. N BRIEF: Miasolé; Snags $50M, VCs Dump $1.1B into Greentech in 1H ( [edit]
  22. Plextronics gets $20.6M more for plastic solar cells, organic RFID tags ( [edit]
  23. Solexant raises $4.3M for new thin film solar cell ( [edit]
  24. Water management company, HydroPoint, raises $19M. ( [edit]
  25. Another $35M for Miasole ( [edit]
  26. Liquidia Technologies Lands $6M in Financing ( [edit]
  27. Nanosolar raises $75 million Series C; will build solar cell factory ( [edit]
  28. Sensicore announces $12M Series C ( [edit]
  29. San Carlos company raises $6.4m and hires CEO ( [edit]
  31. Nanostellar Secures $3 Million Funding ( [edit]
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