Tech Company Financing Transactions

NLM Photonics Funding Round

NLM Photonics, operating out of Seattle, raised $1 million in investment from Tokyo Ohka Kogyo and Hamamatsu Photonics Corporate Venture Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
The company intends to use the funds to drive further product commercialization, including engagement with fabs and hyperscale data center operators.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
4000 Mason Road 300
Seattle, WA 98195
Email Address
NLM Photonics is a photonics company developing cutting-edge electro-optic modulation technology for transforming networking, computing, and sensing alongside our partners in the US, Europe, and Japan. Based on 20+ years of research from the University of Washington (UW), our technology enables low-voltage, low-power, high-performance transfer of data between electronics (the ubiquitous computer chip) and photonics (the technology used in fiber optics, LIDAR, and other groundbreaking technologies). NLM's technology enables tighter and more efficient integration of current electronics and ultra-fast photonics. Photonics is a better way to move our current data deluge and develop the future of technology infrastructure.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Gerard Zytnicki
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Chief Scientific Officer
Lewis Johnson
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