Molekule (company)

Molekule (company)

A technology company making a air purifier using nanotechnology to destroy pollutants.

Molekule, also known as Transformair, is a technology company making a air purifier using nanotechnology to destroy pollutants that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2014 by Dilip Goswami, Jaya Rao, and Yogi Goswami.

Funding

Convertible note

On February 16, 2015 Molekule received a convertible note worth an undisclosed amount of money from Highway1.

Seed

On May 24, 2016 Molekule completed their seed funding round with $3.3 million in funding from Uncork Capital (lead investor), Hone Capital, Hack VC, Crosslink Capital, and CSC Upshot.

Series A

On July 19, 2017 Molekule completed their series A funding round with $10.1 million in funding from Crosslink Capital (lead investor), Uncork Capital, Translink Capital, Hack VC, and Foxconn Technology Group.

Series B

On November 1, 2018 Molekule completed their series B funding round with $25 million in funding from Foundry Group (lead investor), Uncork Capital, and Translink Capital.

Timeline

February 25, 2020

Molekule raises a $58 million in Series C funding round led by RPS Ventures. Other participation in the round included Founder’s Circle Capital and Inventec Appliances Corp (IAC). Existing investors Foundry Group, Crosslink Capital, Uncork Capital and TransLink Capital also participated in the financing.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Molekule series A round
10,100,000
July 19, 2017
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People

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Molekule Air Mini Air Purifier: In-depth Review in 2020

Web

April 25, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Molekule Air Purifier Review

June 10, 2018

Molekule Review -- The Best Air Purifier Yet?

April 29, 2019

Molekule Review: What Wirecutter's review isn't telling you about our air purifier

January 28, 2020

Companies

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Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Sarah Buhr
February 25, 2020
TechCrunch
Silicon Valley air purifier startup Molekule was born out of an idea Dr. Yogi Goswami had back in the '90s using photo-voltaic technology to kill air pollutants. His son, a young boy at the time, suffered from severe allergies and Dr. Goswami wanted to build something those like him could use in their home to [...]

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