Tech Company Financing Transactions

NanoSolar Funding Round

NanoSolar, operating out of San Jose, secured $70 million from Mohr Davidow Ventures, Ohana Holdings and OnPoint Technologies.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Mohr Davidow Ventures (Erik Straser)

Ohana Holdings

OnPoint Technologies (John Trbovich)

Proceeds Purpose
With this latest round of funding, Nanosolar will be able to continue ramping up its production capabilities and achieve a faster time-to-market with its products. The money also will allow us to deepen our R&D efforts aimed at achieving even greater efficiency, and significantly expand our employee base in both Europe and the United States.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Alternative Energy
Mailing Address
5521 Hellyer Ave.
San Jose, CA 95138
Email Address
NanoSolar is one of several companies with promising technologies aimed at narrowing the gap between the cost of solar power and energy from fossil fuels.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Karl Steigele
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Chief Financial Officer
David Wilson
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Vice President
John Bender
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VP - Operations
Ravi Balaji
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VP - Operations
Mirco Boldt
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VP - R & D
Dave Jackrel
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