Anteryon, an Eindhoven, The Netherlands-based developer of a patented WaferOptics technology aimed at improving the methods of production of micro-optics for miniature camera and laser projection modules, has received an equity financing of undisclosed amount.
The round was led by Qualcomm Ventures, the venture capital arm of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), with participation from existing shareholders BNP Paribas Private Equity and Biggell Finance, and new investor Quest for Growth (Euronext: QfG).
In details, Anteryon designs and manufactures miniature-sized, low-cost micro-optics and refractive-optics that enable wafer-based production, packaging and integration of optics with light sensors and light sources.
Commenting on the round, Gert Jan Bloks, CEO of Anteryon, said: “This new investment will enable us to boost our worldwide manufacturing facilities, including extension of the facilities in Eindhoven and the set up of a new state of the art production facility in the Far East.
“In order to meet the high-volume market demand, we will also investigate additional ways of scaling our business, such as partnering with other players in the supply chain and/or licensing our technology”, he added.