Optivolt Raises $8M in Seed Funding


Optivolt, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of solar technology that enables self-powered IoT devices, 5G infrastructure, military equipment, robotics and EVs, closed a$8.2M seed funding.

The round, which brought total funding raised to date to $10.1m, was led by Atlas Innovate with participation from Social Impact Capital, Pure Ventures, City Light Capital and Peter Relan.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.

Led by Rohit Kalyanpur, founder & Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Kofman, co-founder & CTO, and Bobby Ram, Chief Operating Officer, Optivolt has developed a full-stack shade tolerant solar platform to keep machines & critical infrastructure powered even through the most adverse conditions and to enable the next generation of applications across – IoT devices, 5G, EVs, etc.