Translume Overview

  • Founded
  • 2001
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 17
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.25M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 5

Translume General Information


Provider of fabrication services intended to combine optical waveguides, microfluidic components, and glass micromechanical elements. The company's services provide high-precision machining of fused silica components, glass micromachining services, and custom-designed parts made from fused silica glass, enabling users to get microfluidic chips or flow cells that match their needs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Fiberoptic Equipment
Other Industries
Industrial Supplies and Parts
Other Commercial Products
Primary Office
  • 655 Phoenix Drive
  • Suite B
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48108
  • United States
+1 (734) 000-0000

Translume Timeline

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Translume Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Grant 01-Jan-2020 $1.25M Completed Generating Revenue
10. Grant 01-Jan-2019 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Grant 01-Jan-2015 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Grant 11-Apr-2013 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Grant 01-Jan-2012 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Grant 17-Nov-2011 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Grant 01-Jan-2010 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Grant 01-Jan-2008 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 01-Jan-2006 $1.87M Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 01-Jan-2004 $2.69M Completed Generating Revenue
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Translume Patents

Translume Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20130342903-A1 Subsurface glass reticles Granted 17-Feb-2010 000000000 0
US-9423604-B2 Subsurface glass reticles Active 17-Feb-2010 000000000
US-8541713-B1 Subsurface glass reticles Expired - Fee Related 17-Feb-2010 000000000 0
US-8077748-B1 Hybrid waveguide laser with a fiber gain medium Active 22-Jan-2010 000000000
US-20080204749-A1 Method, system and apparatus for monitoring variations in the size of particles present in a fluid Granted 28-Feb-2007 G01N15/0205 0
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Translume Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Philippe Bado Ph.D Chief Technology Officer & President
William Wood Chief Operating Officer
Sharon Stemple Co-Founder & Controller
Ali Said Ph.D Co-Founder
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Translume Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Vinay Gupta Self Board Member 000 0000
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Translume Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Translume Investors (5)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
National Science Foundation Government 000 0000 000000 0
Department of Energy Government 000 0000 000000 0
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Government 000 0000 000000 0
United States Department of Defense Government 000 0000 000000 0
Ardesta Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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