PhotonIC Technologies Closes Series-B VC Investment

(Shanghai, China, Feb-15-2017) -- PhotonIC Technologies, a venture-backed optical semiconductor company, announces the closure of its Series-B round of financing, at a significant increase in valuation from its Series-A round. In addition to a recommitment from Series-A investor Walden International, new investments are from Shenzhen Cowin Capital and Shanghai Capital.

Walden International is investing using their newly-formed Sino-Chip Ventures, focused specifically on Asian IC investments. Walden International is one of the world's leading venture capital investors in technology. Previous investments include SMIC, Inphi, GigaDevices, GoPro, and DJI, with more than 100 of its portfolio companies having gone IPO worldwide. Shenzhen Cowin Capital is one of the largest private equity and VC firms in China, with over 8-billion RMB in managed assets. Cowin Capital is renowned for its success rate in taking Chinese companies public, such as LeTV and 众安康. Shanghai Capital is a recently-formed venture-fund with a focus on fast-growing IOT technologies, whose recent successful investments include Leadcore and Zotye Auto.

With this Series-B round of investment, PhotonIC plans to double its headcount, move from R&D into volume production, and focus on customer success. For the most recent job openings, see here: http://www.photonic-tech.com/take-action/.

 

光梓信息科技(上海)有限公司完成B轮融资

光梓信息科技(上海)有限公司是由国家千人计划创业团队在国内外顶级风险投资的支持下创建的、研发和产业化大数据中心用高速低功耗光电子集成芯片的高科技企业,是目前国内高速模拟光电子芯片领域内的领军企业之一。公司利用具有自主知识产权和专利的全CMOS高速低功耗模拟光电子芯片设计和制造技术,联合世界领先水平的学术研究单位(斯坦福大学,复旦大学,俄勒冈州立大学)和行业内的龙头企业(英特尔、思科、ZTE中兴通讯等),为持续增长的云计算大数据中心提供在性能、功耗、价格上都有极强竞争力的光通讯核心芯片。企业有国内外顶级风险投资支持背景,近日宣布其B轮融资完成,此轮融资额显著高于之前的A轮融资额。B轮投资者除了引领A轮投资的华登国际外,还有深圳同创伟业和上创芯微联合完成。 B轮融资中,华登国际以其新成立的人民币基金华芯创投的名义参与投资,华芯创投专注于亚洲半导体行业的投资。华登国际是国际领先的技术类风投之一,其以往的投资对象包括中芯国际,Inphi公司,兆易创新,GoPro和大疆科技。华登国际旗下已有超过100家全球上市公司。深圳同创伟业是中国最大的私募股权投资和风险投资公司,管理资产超过80亿元人民币。同创伟业以所投资的中国企业的高上市率著称,如乐视集团和众安康。上创芯微是上海半导体产业大基金的分支基金,主要关注快速发展的物联网技术,上创芯微近期的成功投资项目包括联芯科技、众泰汽车。

B轮融资后,光梓计划将员工数量扩充一倍,产品从研发阶段过渡到量产阶段,并专注于客户的成功。光梓近期的职位空缺,请看这里http://www.photonic-tech.com/take-action/