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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.
February 25, 2020
Molekule raises a $58,000,000 series C round.
November 1, 2018
Molekule raises a $25,000,000 series B round from Crosslink Capital, Foundry Group, TransLink Capital and Uncork Capital.
July 19, 2017
Molekule raises a $10,100,000 series A round from Crosslink Capital, Foxconn, Hack VC, SoftTech VC, TransLink Capital and Uncork Capital.
July 19, 2016
Molekule raises a $10,100,000 series A round.
May 24, 2016
Molekule raises a $3,300,000 seed round from CSC Upshot, Crosslink Capital, Hone Capital and Uncork Capital.
2014
Molekule was founded by Dilip Goswami, Jaya Rao and Yogi Goswami.

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Further reading

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

Web

April 25, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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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

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News

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July 21, 2021
WebWire
VSC, an independent communications firm that has supported more than 475 startups with 50 exits and three IPOs, announced today that three of its longtime executives -- Maggie Philbin, Anne Sophie Hurst and Eric Gonzalez -- have been promoted to Partner. "It's a dream team," said Vijay Chattha, CEO at VSC, who founded the firm 18 years ago. "While many firms churn through senior teams and focus on new blood, we have promoted from within and the firm and its culture is a reflection of th...
June 18, 2021
The Indian Express
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Molekule
March 9, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Molekule today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the 510(k) premarket notification for its existing air...
Molekule
March 8, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Molekule, the leader in reinventing air purification, today announced a giveaway program to benefit small- and medium-sized businesses....
Nandagopal Rajan
March 6, 2021
The Indian Express
Molekule's PECO technology, which is based on Dr Yogi Goswami's work in the US, has now been launched in India.
Molekule Inc
January 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Molekule, the leader in reinventing air purification, today announced critical testing from the University of Minnesota College of Science and...
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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