Ampulse Corporation, a Golden, CO-based developer and manufacturer of solar cell solutions based on proprietary and patented crystalline-silicon (c-Si) thin-film technology, has closed a $8m Series A funding.
The financing round was co-led by Globespan Capital Partners and El Dorado Ventures and joined by existing investors Battelle Ventures and its affiliate fund, Innovation Valley Partners.
In conjunction with the deal, Daniel Leff of Globespan Capital Partners and Jeff Hinck of El Dorado Ventures have joined Ampulse’s board of directors.
Commenting on the round, Steve Hane, President and chief executive officer of the company, said “The commitment from our new venture partners provides us the support that will help us bring our innovative c-Si thin-film technology to market.
“Through our research partnerships with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Ampulse’s next-generation c-Si thin-film technology will deliver a highly efficient and flexible form factor thin-film solution with the lowest total system cost to address the needs of our customers”, he said.