investiere Contributes CHF 1 million to Attolight’s Series D Financing Round

The Lausanne-based hightech company Attolight recently raised its Series D financing round. Investors from the investiere community contributed an impressive CHF 1 million which represented a major portion of the funds raised in this round. This is Attolight’s 4th financing round in which investiere has participated.
This round was split in two tranches. Existing Attolight shareholders that hail from the investiere network invested more than CHF 500'000 in the first tranche which closed in 2015. The 2nd tranche closed in 2016 and investiere investors contributed another CHF 500'000 in this instance.
The financing round was lead by the founders of Lemoptix (which was sold to Intel in 2015).
In the last round (Series C), investiere investors contributed close to CHF 600’000. investiere also  brought an investor with +20 years experience in the semiconductor industry who invested a 6-figure sum and joined Attolight’s board.
Attolight is an EPFL spin-off that builds microscopes to detect defects in semiconductor materials during the production process accurately and in real-time, saving manufacturers valuable time and resources. In addition, Attolight’s proprietary technology is being employed for research purposes in such areas as LED, photovoltaic (solar) cells and semiconductors.