Illumitex Secures $9.3M Funding

Illumitex Inc., an Austin, TX-based maker of optically advanced lighting products, has secured an additional $9.3m of funding.

Backers included existing investors NEA, Morgan Creek Capital, Mousse Partners, Apex Venture Partners, DFJ Mercury and Syngenta Ventures.

The company intends to use the new capital to develop its lighting fixture product lines, as well as develop its proprietary precision beam packaged LEDs.

Chris Hammelef, formerly the Vice President and General Manager of Hadco Group, will join Illumitex as CEO beginning April 16, 2012. Founded in 2005, the company is also led by Randy Johnson, COO.



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