QuantaSol Overview

  • Founded
  • 1994
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $3.7M
Latest Deal Amount

QuantaSol General Information

Description

Designer and manufacturer of solar cells. The company is an independent developer and producer of strain-balanced quantum-well solar cells. The company combines nanostructures ("quantum wells") of two or more different alloys, in order to obtain synthetic crystals. The crystalline structure can be tuned during manufacture to overcome the absorption problems associated with current concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) cell designs. The quantum well effect also enhances photovoltaic conversion efficiency.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Alternative Energy Equipment
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • Kingston upon Thames KT1 3GZ
  • England, United Kingdom
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QuantaSol Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 14-Jul-2011 $3.7M 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Later Stage VC 02-Oct-2009 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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QuantaSol Patents

QuantaSol Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-2459651-A Concentrator photovoltaic cell Withdrawn 28-Apr-2008 0000000000000 0
GB-0807693-D0 Photovoltaic cell Withdrawn 28-Apr-2008 0000000000000
US-20110079270-A1 Concentrator photovoltaic cell Abandoned 28-Apr-2008 H01L31/022425 0

QuantaSol Executive Team (2)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Keith Barnham Chief Scientific Officer, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
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QuantaSol Former Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Low Carbon Accelerator Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
NetScientific Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Numis Securities Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Touchstone Innovations Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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