Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

android tablet pc

Home > Press > ZettaCore Raises $21 Million in Series C Round

New Investors Join all Previous Investors in the Financing

ZettaCore Raises $21 Million in Series C Round

Denver, CO | Posted on May 11th, 2009

ZettaCore, Inc., a developer of molecular materials and technology for current and next-generation semiconductor products, today announced that it has completed raising $21 million in a Series C financing that will allow the company to bring its technology to market. New investors Globis Capital Partners, Itochu Technology Ventures, Yasuda Enterprise Development, Epic Ventures, and Panasonic Ventures joined all previous investors: Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Radius Ventures, Oxford Biosciences, Access Ventures, Garrett Capital, and Stanford University.

"ZettaCore's molecular technology has the potential for broad use in the electronics industry. We were impressed with the technology's ability to further scale system level interconnect, enable high energy/power density storage in electronics and to advance Moore's law in semiconductor memory, " said Satoshi Kabasawa, Councilor in the Technology Strategy Group of the Corporate R&D Strategy Office of Panasonic Corporation.

"We believe that ZettaCore's molecular technology can be an important element in our success," added Dilip Sampath, Venture Partner with Panasonic Ventures, Panasonic's U.S.-based venture capital arm. "We look forward to working with ZettaCore to find ways to integrate the technology in Panasonic's products."

"We are pleased with the progress ZettaCore has made towards commercialization of its technology. The investments from Panasonic Ventures as well as the other Japanese investors are a very good endorsement of the value of ZettaCore's technology," said Steve Jurvetson, of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, an investor in the company from its founding.

"This investment in ZettaCore will enable us to grow our business," said Subodh Toprani, ZettaCore chief executive officer. "With the new funds we will be expanding internationally, creating new product offerings and ramping commercial production of our technology."


About ZettaCore
ZettaCore, Inc. is a developer of molecular materials for use in electronics. ZettaCore’s technology is applicable in multiple markets: molecular interface, energy storage and semiconductor memory. Customers use ZettaCore’s chemistry to enable fine line/space and to mitigate skin effect losses in IC substrates and high-speed boards. ZettaCore’s technology allows customers to leverage their existing infrastructure and thereby optimizing their costs while improving performance.

For more information, please click here

369 Inverness Parkway, Suite 350
Englewood CO, 80112
TEL 303-300-2900
FAX 303-300-0977

5150 El Camino Real, Suite A20
Los Altos, CA 94022
TEL 650-969-1007
FAX 650-969-1008

Copyright © ZettaCore

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Organometallics welcomes new editor-in-chief: Paul Chirik, Ph.D. July 22nd, 2014

The Hiden EQP Plasma Diagnostic with on-board MCA July 22nd, 2014

Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Forum on Nanotechnology Economy July 22nd, 2014

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014


Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Invests in UberSeq, Inc. July 16th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Closes a $28.4 Million Financing July 14th, 2014

Harris & Harris Group Continues Its Blog Series to Highlight Most Impactful Portfolio Companies With Produced Water Absorbents, Inc. July 9th, 2014

Chip Technology

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014

Penn Study: Understanding Graphene’s Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level July 22nd, 2014

NUS scientists use low cost technique to improve properties and functions of nanomaterials: By 'drawing' micropatterns on nanomaterials using a focused laser beam, scientists could modify properties of nanomaterials for effective applications in photonic and optoelectric applicat July 22nd, 2014

Dongbu HiTek Unveils Low-Voltage BCDMOS Process for Efficient Power Management in Smart Phones and Tablet Computers July 21st, 2014


3-D nanostructure could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage: Rice U. researchers predict functional advantages of 3-D boron nitride July 15th, 2014

IBM Announces $3 Billion Research Initiative to Tackle Chip Grand Challenges for Cloud and Big Data Systems: Scientists and engineers to push limits of silicon technology to 7 nanometers and below and create post-silicon future July 10th, 2014

Carbodeon enables 20 percent increase in polymer thermal filler conductivity with 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond additive at a lower cost than with traditional fillers: Improved materials and processes enable nanodiamond cost reductions of up to 70 percent for electronics and LED app July 9th, 2014

Nanotechnology that will impact the Security & Defense sectors to be discussed at NanoSD2014 conference July 8th, 2014


Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014

Bruker Awarded Fourth PeakForce Tapping Patent: AFM Mode Uniquely Combines Highest Resolution Imaging and Material Property Mapping July 22nd, 2014

NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast July 22nd, 2014

Penn Study: Understanding Graphene’s Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level July 22nd, 2014

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project

© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE