Nanotechnology Unicorns

4 Well-Known Unicorn Companies in the Nanotechnology Industry

If you're building a nanotechnology startup, you must check these 4 companies that have joined the unicorn club.

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Nanotechnology has been one of the most talked-about technologies for the last decade.

It has been the darling technology behind many entrepreneurs who wanted to build large tech startups and achieve unicorn status.

And it is not surprising, given that it can be used to build so many ventures.

At the moment, 4 Nanotechnology startups have achieved unicorn status.

4 Unicorn Companies in the Nanotechnology Industry

Landa Digital Printing

Landa Digital Printing

Landa's advanced digital printing presses enable cost-effective short runs with no compromise on quality, color consistency, or even on the delivery of materials such as folding cartons for packaging and folders for magazines.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.80

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Rehovot

  • Started in:

    2002

  • Founders:

    Benny Landa

  • Industries:

    Commercial, Nanotechnology, Printing

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $485,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    2

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OCSiAl Group

OCSiAl Group

TORC enables the low-cost production of Graphene Nanotubes enabling new uses in consumer electronic, water purification, catalysis, and much more. Worldwide scaling has already been demonstrated. The market for this technology is estimated to be several billion dollars at its full potential.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Luxembourg

  • City:

    Luxembourg

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Mikhail Predtechenskiy, Oleg Kirillov, Yuriy Zelvenskiy, Yury Koropachinskiy

  • Industries:

    Industrial, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $176,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells automated reading system and consumables used in the analysis of single molecules.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.23

    B (

    May 2012

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    Oxford

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Gordon Sanghera, Hagan Bayley, Spike Willcocks

  • Industries:

    Biopharma, Biotechnology, Genetics, Health Diagnostics, Nanotechnology

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    £994,637,500

  • Number of funding rounds:

    18

  • Number of investors:

    19

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Sila Nanotechnologies

Sila Nanotechnologies

Sila Nanotechnologies is an industry leader in the manufacturing of higher purity lithium ion batteries that result in enhanced performance for EV’s.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.30

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Alameda

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Alex Jacobs, Gene Berdichevsky, Gleb Yushin, Mike Speiser

  • Industries:

    Electronics, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $875,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    13

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