Ausra Overview

  • Founded
  • 2002
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $300M
Latest Deal Amount

Ausra General Information


Developer of utility-scale solar thermal power infrastructure. The company's focus lies in developing primarily compact linear fresnel reflector, which is a solar collector and steam generation system and zero-carbon power plants, that generate electricity at current market prices for fossil-fired power without the emissions caused by burning fuels.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Solar Heat and Power
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Energy Infrastructure
Primary Office
  • 2901 Patrick Henry Drive
  • Santa Clara, CA 95054
  • United States
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Ausra Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 02-Mar-2010 $300M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 21-Apr-2009 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Oct-2008 000.00 00000 Completed Product Development
3. Later Stage VC 08-Aug-2008 000.00 000.00 Completed Product Development
2. Later Stage VC 08-Feb-2008 $30M $70M Completed Product Development
1. Early Stage VC 01-Sep-2007 $40M $40M Completed Product Development
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Ausra Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Robert Fishman Ph.D President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
David Mills Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Graham Morrison Co-Founder
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Ausra Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Robert Fishman Ph.D Ausra President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman 000 0000
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Ausra Former Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Azimuth Capital Management PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Generation Investment Management Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Khosla Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kleiner Perkins Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Pinnacle Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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