LEIF report notes that five of top 12 advanced materials companies are in the PE space.
David Savastano, Editor08.04.15
The flexible and printed electronics market has attracted a lot of interest from venture capital groups over the years. As is the case with any industry, some of the investments work out, and others fail, and the PE industry has had its shares of hundred million dollar mistakes.
Still, there is interest in the field of PE, as is seen in “New Fusions in Advanced Materials Innovation and Corporate Venture Capital,” a recent report by the London Environmental Investment Forum (LEIF). In this report, LEIF discusses its top 12 advanced materials start-ups, five of which have ties to the flexible and printed electronics field.
The report noted that the top 10 corporate VC investors in advanced materials have reportedly committed more than $2 billion to this sector over the last five years. Meanwhile, the top 12 advanced material technology businesses in this report have raised more than $150 million in the last two and a half years from corporate venture capital
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