Company Overview

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Founded:
2001
Founders:
Peidong Yang, Jim Heath, Larry Bock
Headquarters:
Palo Alto, CA
Funding:
$116.60M
Categories:
Nanotechnology

Nanosys designs and builds nanotechnology materials to improve LCD display color performance and battery storage.

Description

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Nanosys is a nanotechnology company that designs products based on "architected materials," or materials purpose-engineered for a given manufacturing process. This technology is currently being applied to multiple industries, including LED backlighting, LED general lighting, power (batteries and fuel cells), medical applications, and specialized nano-surface coatings.

Current Team (5)

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Board Members and Advisors (11)

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Funding Rounds (7) - $116.60M

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Investors (17)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    2625 Hanover Street

    Palo Alto, CA 94304

    USA