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WaveOptics

WaveOptics

A technology company designing and manufacturing diffractive waveguides for augmented reality devices.

WaveOptics is a technology company designing and manufacturing diffractive waveguides for augmented reality devices that is headquartered in Abingdon, England and was founded in 2014 by David Grey and Sumanta Talakdar. The companies optical waveguides create full color near-eye augmented reality displays that are made from glass with precision nano-structures, 

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Series B

On July 17, 2017 WaveOptics completed their series B funding round with $16 million in funding from Octopus Ventures, Touchstone Innovations plc and Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH, and Gobi Ventures. 

Series C

On September 10, 2019 WaveOptics completed their oversubscribed series C funding round with $39 million in funding from Goertek, Hostplus, Octopus Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), Gobi Partners, and IP Group. The CEO of WaveOptics, David Hayes, made the following comments to reporters regarding the companies series C funding round:

Completing the series C funding is another important step for the business, enabling us to accelerate our growth to meet the increasing international customer demand. The oversubscription also validates the quality and potential of our technology to our partners and investors and is clear recognition of our leading position in the AR market.



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