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Next-generation laser technology: Midel Photonics secures EUR 1 million in seed funding

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: Midel Photonics, High-Tech Gründerfonds

Bonn-based laser start-up Midel Photonics is ending the year with a bang: Its seed financing round has been closed, with investors including High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and renowned industry experts Thomas Merk and Dr. Markus Dilger.

Founded in 2022, high-tech start-up Midel Photonics is revolutionizing laser materials processing. In key areas such as cutting microchips, welding engines and batteries for electromobility and display manufacturing, current laser technologies are reaching their limits, leading to inefficient production processes and wasted resources. Midel Photonics’ innovation is a novel technology that shapes laser beams to significantly enhance the efficiency of existing processes while paving the way for new manufacturing processes. The company is working towards a more sustainable and intelligent manufacturing future.

Read more at HTGF News

viboo secures CHF 1.5 million in successful seed round

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: viboo, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Swisscom Ventures, Rainmaking Impact

Swiss viboo secures CHF 1.5 million in a successful seed funding round and plans to advance its predictive-control-as-a-service platform for building decarbonization and enable energy savings in commercial buildings. The investors, including High-Tech Gründerfonds, Swisscom Ventures and Rainmaking Impact, show great interest in viboo’s innovative solutions for building decarbonization.

The PCaaS platform from viboo enables manufacturers of smart thermostats to make the most of their potential. It learns the thermal behavior of a building and can predict future room temperatures, taking into account factors such as weather forecasts and occupant preferences. As a result, energy consumption can be made more efficient, leading to significant savings.

Read more at Start Base