Continuum Photonics Overview

  • Founded
  • 1998
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Continuum Photonics General Information


Developer of optical layer connectivity products for managing and switching fiber-based optical networks. The company provides single-mode optical matrix switches, multi-mode optical matrix switches, carrier optical monitor switches and latching switches.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Connectivity Products
Other Industries
Fiberoptic Equipment
Primary Office
  • 5 Fortune Drive
  • Billerica, MA 01821
  • United States
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Continuum Photonics Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 28-Jul-2005 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 06-Apr-2004 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 30-Sep-2002 $14M $15M Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 12-Sep-2000 $1M $1M Completed Startup
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Continuum Photonics Patents

Continuum Photonics Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
AU-2003230682-A8 Multiple-axis control system for an optical switch Withdrawn 18-Mar-2002 000000000
AU-2003230682-A1 Multiple-axis control system for an optical switch Abandoned 18-Mar-2002 000000000
US-20040208422-A1 Beam-steering optical switching apparatus Abandoned 03-Oct-2001 G02B6/366 00

Continuum Photonics Former Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
180 Degree Capital Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Boston Millennia Partners Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Flagship Pioneering Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GE Capital Lender/Debt Provider Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Gainesborough Investments Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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