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YearName of CompanyCountryAmount raised
Series A (first round) or B (second round)
Investors
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EPIC is the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics. We foster a vibrant photonics ecosystem by maintaining a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. EPIC publishes market and technology reports, organizes technical workshops and B2B roundtables, engages in advocacy and lobbying, European funded projects, education and training activities, standards and roadmaps, pavilions at exhibitions.
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2022EmberionFinland€6 millionNot disclosed
Nidoco AB, Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment Ltd) and Verso Capital.
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2022Truespeed
United Kingdom
£100 millionFurther round
Aviva Investors
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2022Eikon TherapeuticsUSA$517.8 millionSeries BNot disclosed
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2021ChayoraChinaNot disclosedFurther roundEdgeConneX
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2021SurfixNetherlands€8.5 millionNot disclosed
Qurin Diagnostics, LioniX International, PhotonDelta and East Netherlands Development Agency Oost NL.
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2021Eys3DChina$7 millionSeries A
Arm IoT Capital, WI Harper Group, and Marubun Corporation.
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2021SpectralicsIsrael$2 millionNot disclosed
Volvo Cars Tech Fund
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2021AIM PhotonicsUSA$321 millionNot disclosed
Force Research Laboratory and the Research Foundation of the State University of New York.
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2021HolomaticChinaNot disclosedSeries C1GAC Group
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2021AutotalksIsrael$10 millionNot disclosed
Foxconn Interconnect Technology
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2021PreAct TechnologiesUSA$13 millionSeries A
State Farm Ventures, Elev8.VC, Gotham Partners, Traylor Capital, Stargazer Ventures, and others.
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2021BlickfeldGermany$31 millionSeries A
New Future Capital
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2021Helm.aiUSA$26 millionSeries B
Amplo, JMPartners, Base Capital Funding, and Freeman Group, ACVC, One Way Ventures, Binnacle Partners, and undisclosed investors.
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2021HaptXUSA$4 millionSeries A
Crescent Cove Advisors, Verizon Ventures, Mason Avenue Investments, Taylor Frigon Capital Partners, and Upheaval Investments.
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2021MicroAlignNetherlandsNot disclosedFurther round
PhotonDelta and the Smart Industries TTT Fund.
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2021CognixionUSA$12 millionFurther round
Prime Movers Lab, Northwell Health, Amazon Alexa Fund and Volta Circle.
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2021DigiLensUSA$50 MillionSeries D
Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Diamond Edge Ventures, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Alsop Louie Partners, 37 Interactive Entertainment, UDC Ventures, Dolby Family Ventures, and others.
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2021Ultraleap
United Kingdom
$82 millionSeries D
Tencent, British Patient Capital, CMB International, Mayfair Equity Partners, IP Group, and other undisclosed investors.
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2021QuandelaFrance€15 millionNot disclosed
Omnes, the Defence Innovation Fund, and Quantonation.
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2021QuEra ComputingUSA$17 millionNot disclosed
Rakuten, Day One Ventures, Frontiers Capital, Serguei Beloussov, and Paul Maritz.
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2021Guangli TechnologyChina$15.67 millionSeries A+
Full Harvest Asset Management, Songyang Industry Fund, Ivy League Capital, Linear Capital and Vertex Ventures.
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2021Lanxin TechnologyChina$15,695 millionSeries B
Desay Battery and other undisclosed investors.
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2021TyrafosChinaNot disclosedSeries A+
Yunqi Partners
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2021North Ocean PhotonicsChina$62.7 millionSeries B
CITIC Zhengye Xinye Industry Fund, YF Capital, Haiwang Capital (Pudong Kechuang Group), CCB Investment Funds Management, Future Capital, Source Code Capital and Winsdom Capital (Country Garden Core Alliance Enterprise), Kinzon Capital, Walden International, Lingang Sc-inovation Invest, Vision Plus Capital, Oriza FoFs and Chenhui Venture Partners.
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2021Moore ThreadsChina$313 millionSeries A
Source Code Capital, Shanghai Guosheng Group, Bohai Sheng (Hubei) Industrial Fund Management, CCB International, AND China Merchants Securities.
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2021PhotonFirstNetherlands€11 millionSeries A
Active Capital Company and new investor PhotonDelta.
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2021Netomnia
United Kingdom
£123 millionNot disclosed
ESO Capital Partners UK LLP, AdvenCap, Avenue Capital Group and Jeremy Chelot, the former CEO of CommunityFibre.
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2021SIROIreland€620 millionNot disclosed
European Investment Bank and a syndicate of lenders from Ireland and elsewhere.
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2021DispelixFinland$33 millionSeries B
Atlantic Bridge alongside new investors CCB Trust and Flashpoint.
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2021DustPhotonicsIsrael$33 millionFurther round
Greenfield Partners, Intel Capital, and other investors.
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2021BiolinqUSA$100 millionSeries B
RiverVest Venture Partners and other undisclosed investors.
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2021ZEUS laserUSA$18.5 millionNot disclosedNSF
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2021Anello PhotonicsUSA$28 millionSeries A
New Legacy Ventures, Lockheed Martin Ventures, Catapult Ventures, JS Capital, Hardware Club, and other unmentioned individual investors.
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2021Peak NanosystemUSA$25 millionFurther round
Squadron Capital.
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2021Armonica TechnologiesUSA$2 millionSeries B
Hamamatsu, Cottonwood Technology Fund, Sun Mountain Capital, and Tramway Venture Partners.
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2021SWIR Vision SystemsUSA$5 millionSeries A
Keiretsu Forum angel investor network, RTI International, Blue Sky Capital, AAC Technologies Ltd., Carolina Angel Network, WaterStar Capital, and Oval Park Capital.
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2021TriLiteAustria€8 millionFurther round
APEX Ventures, B&C Innovation Investments, Hermann Hauser Investment, TEC Ventures, QC·Ventures and other investors.
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2021OneProjects
Republic of Ireland
$17 millionSeries A2
imec.xpand, European Innovation Council Fund, LSP, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, and other existing investors.
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2021BlueDot PhotonicsUSA$1 millionFurther round
Hamamatsu Ventures
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2021SenteaBelgium€ 2.3 millionNot disclosed
Finindus, PMV, Qbic II and Fidimec.
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2021Multiverse ComputingSpain€10 millionNot disclosed
JME Ventures, Quantonation, EASO Ventures, Inveready, CLAVE Capital (Mondragón Fondo de Promoción), Ikerlan, LKS, Penja Strategy, Seed Gipuzkoa and Ezten Venture Capital Fund.
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2021Conflux TechnologyAustraliaAUD$8.5 millionSeries A
AM Ventures and Acorn Capital.
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2021SigmaSenseUSA$24 millionSeries BNot disclosed
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2021Flexciton
United Kingdom
£15 millionSeries A
Nadav Rosenberg (Saras Capital), BACKED VC Chalfen Ventures, and Entrepreneur First.
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2021Keenon RoboticsChina$200 millionSeries DSoftbank Vision Fund 2*, CICC ALPHA and Prosperity7 Ventures.
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2021Phiar TechnologiesUSA$12 millionSeries A
State Farm Ventures, Cambridge Mobile Telematics, Telenav, and Norwest Venture Partners, The Venture Reality Fund, and GFR Fund.
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2021Ambi RoboticsUSA$26 millionSeries ATiger Global Management, Bow Capital, Vertex Ventures US and The House Fund.
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2021MetoMotionIsrael$5 millionNot disclosed
Ridder, Navus Ventures, and other undisclosed investors.
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2021Focused Energy
USA and Germany
$15 millionNot disclosedNot disclosed
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2021SpectricityBelgium€ 14 millionSeries B
AtlanticBridge, Capricorn Fusion China Fund, Shanghai Semiconductor Equipment and Material Fund and other undisclosed investors.
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2021Kairos AerospaceUSA$26 millionSeries C
DCVC, OGCI Climate Investments, John Crane, and Energy Innovation Capital.
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2021MicatuUSA$10 MillionNot disclosed
WAVE Equity Partners and other unmentioned investors.
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2021Chromacity
United Kingdom
£1.2 millionFurther round
Kelvin Capital, EOS, Scottish Enterprise and ESM Investments.
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2021Quantum BrillianceGermany$9.7 millionNot disclosed
QxBranch founders’, Main Sequence investment consortium, CP Ventures, Investible, Jelix Ventures, MA Financial, Growth Ventures Fund, R3I Ventures, and Ultratech Capital Partners.
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2021Ultromics
United Kingdom
$33 millionSeries B
Blue Venture Fund, Optum Ventures, GV, and Oxford Sciences Innovation.
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2021SpeclipseSouth Korea$7.7 millionNot disclosed
Signite Partners with participation from BNH Investment, Shinhan Capital, MiCo and MiCoBioMed.
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2021Mech-Mind RoboticsChina$155 millionSeries C+
Meituan and IDG Capital.
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2021QC WareUSA$25 millionSeries B
Koch Disruptive Technologies, Covestro, Samsung Ventures, Citi, D. E. Shaw group and Pegasus Tech Ventures.
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2021Quantum MachinesIsrael$50 millionSeries B
Red Dot Capital Partners, Exor, Claridge Israel, Samsung NEXT, Valor Equity Partners, Atreides Management LP, TLV Partners, Battery Ventures and 2i Ventures.
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2021ForetellixIsrael$32 millionSeries B
MoreTech Ventures, Volvo Group Venture Capital, Nationwide, NI, Japan-Israel High Tech Ventures, 83North Ventures, Jump Capital, OurCrowd and NextGear.
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2021OculiiUSANot disclosedSeries B
General Motors
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2021Agile RobotsGermany$220 millionSeries C
SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Abu Dhabi Royal Group, GL Ventures, Sequoia China, Linear Capital, Xiaomi Group, Foxconn Industrial Internet (“FII”), and Midas.
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2021Carbon RoboticsUSA$27 millionSeries B
Anthos Capital, Ignition Partners, Fuse Venture Capital, Voyager Capital, Bolt and Liquid2 Ventures.
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2021Fruitcore RoboticsGermany$20 millionSeries A
UVC Partners, btov Partners and CNB Capital.
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2021Quantifi PhotonicsNew Zealand$10 millionSeries BNot disclosed
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2021Fabric8LabsUSA$19.3 millionSeries A
Intel Capital, Lam Capital, TDK Ventures, SE Ventures, imec.xpand, Stanley Ventures and Mark Cuban.
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2021PsiQuantumUSA$450 millionSeries D
BlackRock, Baillie Gifford and M12, Blackbird Ventures, Temasek.
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2021InkbitUSA$30 millionSeries B
Phoenix Venture Partners LLC
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2021AidocIsrael$66 millionSeries C
General Catalyst
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2021Forefront
United Kingdom
£1.5 millionNot disclosed
Science Creates Ventures, Foresight Williams Technology, BGF, and The Cambridge Angels.
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2021Diamond AgeUSA$8 millionNot disclosed
Prime Movers Lab, Alpaca VC, Dolby Family Ventures, Calm Ventures, Gaingels, Towerview Ventures, GFA Venture Partners, and Suffolk Construction.
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2021Spartan RadarUSA$10 millionFurther round
Prime Movers Lab, 8VC, Mac VC, Alumni Ventures Group, Broom Ventures and Gaingels.
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2021Trice MedicalUSANot disclosedSeries DBioventus
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2021PasqalFrance€25 millionSeries A
Quantonation and the Defense Innovation Fund (managed by Bpifrance on behalf of the Defense Innovation Agency), Runa Capital, Daphni, Eni Next.
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2021RaythinkChina¥10 millionSeries A
Plum Ventures, Qianhai FOF, Weed Ventures and Oriental Fortune Capital.
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2021ScreenPointNetherlands$28 millionSeries C
Insight Partners, ScreenPoint Medical's founders, Siemens Healthineers, Oost NL, and University Radiology Group (URG).
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2021EyenukUSA$6.2 millionFurther roundAXA IM
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2021SonatusUSA$35 millionSeries A
Silicon Valley VC Translink Capital, Marvell Technology, UMC Capital and Wanxiang Group.
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2021MINIEYEChinaNot disclosedFurther round
CICC ALPHA, Dongfeng Asset Management Co., Ltd., Harvest Capital and Vision Plus Capital.
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2021PropheseeFranceNot disclosedFurther round
Sinovation Ventures, Xiaomi and Inno-Chip.
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2021Lightspeed MicroscopyUSA$4 millionSeries A
Dynamk Capital
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2021Porotech
United Kingdom
£3 millionFurther round
Speedinvest, IQ Capital,Cambridge Enterprise, Martlet, and Cambridge Angels.
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2021Zvision TechnologiesChinaNot disclosedSeries B
Intel Capital and Sinovation Ventures.
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2021Seurat TechnologiesUSA$41 millionSeries B
Capricorn’s Technology Impact Fund, Denso, True Ventures, GM Ventures, Porsche Automobil Holding, Siemens Energy, and Maniv Mobility.
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2021IsorgFrance€16 millionSeries C
Sumitomo Chemical, Mitsubishi Corporation, Integrated Systems Development SA, Financière Fonds Privés, Bpifrance, New Science Venture, CEA Investment and Sofimac Group (Limousin Participations).
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2021Hesai TechnologyChina$300 millionSeries D
GL Ventures, Xiaomi, Meituan, and CITICPE.
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2021formlabsUSA$150 millionSeries E
SoftBank Vision Fund 2
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2021PointGrab
United Kingdom
£3.4 millionNot disclosed
EMV Capital, ABB Ventures, Signify.
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2021AtonarpJapan$50 millionSeries D
WRVI Capital and other unmentioned investors.
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2021XanaduCanada$100 millionSeries B
Bessemer Venture Partners, Capricorn, Tiger Global, BDC Capital, In-Q-Tel, Georgian, OMERS, and Tim Draper.
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2021ColdQuantaUSA$20 millionSeries B
Foundry Group, Global Frontier Quantum Opportunity Fund, LCP Quantum Partners and Maverick Ventures.
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2021UltraSightIsrael$13 millionSeries B
Yozma Group Korea, Atain Specialty Insurance Company and Weizmann Institute of Science.
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2021LEDCitySwitzerland$2.1 millionFurther round
angel investors via SICTIC.
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2021XwingUSA$40 millionFurther round
Blackhorn Ventures, ACME Capital, Loup Ventures, R7 Partners, Eniac Ventures, Alven Capital and Array Ventures.
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2021EFFECT PhotonicsNetherlands$43 millionSeries CInvest-NL
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2021Jolt Capital IVFrance€212 millionSecond closingJolt Capital