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Nanostellar

3696 Haven Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94063
USA
(650)-368-1010
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Management

CEO: Pankaj Dhingra (01/19/2006)
Sales/Marketing: Bulent Yavuz ; Robert McDowell
Company

Business description: Nanostellar, Inc. uses a unique nanotechnology methodology to develop precious-metals containing materials for the automotive and stationary power industries, enabling these industries to meet stringent diesel emissions-control requirements mandated in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. The company delivers nano-engineered catalyst materials that reduce exhaust emissions and increase effectiveness of precious metals in these catalysts by 25%-30%. Nanostellar's Rational Catalyst Design methodology combines computation materials science, novel synthesis and chemical engineering to aid in the rapid development of new materials. A clean-technology company, Nanostellar is committed to delivering revolutionary pollution control materials that will deliver cleaner air and fewer environmental toxins. Our customers, leaders in the automotive and stationary power industries, use our nano-materials to boost catalytic converter performance as well as to comply with industry regulations more cost-effectively.
Partners include: Hypercat
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Mar 2008   Dec 2005
Capital raised: 17.0M
Last Round: 7.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: 3i USAAsiaTech ManagementMonitor VenturesFirelake Capital ManagementBig Basin Partners;  Strategic Silicon Valley Individual Investors;  Modu Angel Fund;  Khosla Ventures

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2008
Sector: Nanotechnology
Year Founded: 2003
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Mar 2008   Dec 2005
Capital Raised: 17.0M
Last Round: 7.0M
Ownership: Private