Overview

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Status
Acquired by on November 10, 2014
Total Equity Funding
$101M in 5 Rounds from 7 Investors
Headquarters:
Austin, TX
Description:
SolarBridge Technologies commercializes power electronics technologies created at the University of Illinois.
Founders:
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Categories:
Solar, Electronics, Manufacturing
Website:
http://www.solarbridgetech.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
2004
Aliases:
SmartSpark Energy Systems Inc
Contact:
5126876820
Employees:
51 - 100 | 9 in Crunchbase

SolarBridge Technologies, formerly SmartSpark Energy Systems, was founded in 2004 to commercialize power electronics technologies created at the University of Illinois. In early 2009, they launched a new corporate strategy to focus exclusively on the solar industry with microinverter and monitoring solutions. SolarBridge Technologies has a major research and development site in Champaign, Illinois and has recently expanded to include a new corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas. Led by industry veterans and academic professionals, their mission is to reduce the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) for solar installations by dramatically improving reliability, increasing energy production, and simplifying installation.

Funding Rounds (7) - $105.05M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Mar, 2014$42M / Series E3
May, 2012$25M / Series D3
Oct, 2011$1.75M / Grant1
Sep, 2011$2.3M / Grant1
Jun, 2011$19M / Series C4
Apr, 2010$15M / Series B2
Oct, 2007undisclosed amount / Series A1

Current Team (9)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • China

    Room 305, 3/F, Block A

    Inteliq Digital Park Futian Free Trade Zone Futian District

    Shenzhen, 518038

    CHN

  • U.S. Headquarters

    9229 Waterford Centre Blvd.,

    Suite 110

    Austin, TX 78758

    USA

Past Team (1)

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Images (1)

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