December 19, 2014
Congratulations to former researcher and current Adjunct Assistant Professor Dr. Tom Driscoll on the launch of Echodyne. Echodyne is the latest spin off company of Intellectual ventures focused on exploring near- term applications of metamateirals technology. We continue to work closely with our partners at Intellectual Ventures, University of California at San Diego, and Imperial College to explore the tremendous promise around metamaterials and metamaterials inventions.
"Echodyne Corp. announced today its initial round of funding led by Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group, with participation from Vulcan Capital, Lux Capital, The Kresge Foundation, and others. The fourth spin-out from Intellectual Ventures (IV), Echodyne will bring to market radar products based on metamaterials technology invented by IV in collaboration with Duke University and the University of California at San Diego. The company is led by co-founders Eben Frankenberg (CEO) and Tom Driscoll (CTO)...."
Read the full story, "Echodyne Announces $15 million Series A Led by Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group" on Business Wire.