Solexel, Inc., based in Milpitas, California, has developed the world’s highest-performance thin wafer silicon solar PV modules. The company is rapidly transitioning from the development stage to the commercialization stage. Solexel has developed a broad set of highly differentiated, IP-protected innovations that have enabled the company to solve the key problem in traditional solar systems: the tradeoff between cost and performance. Solexel is backed by leading venture investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, DAG Ventures, Technology Partners, Northgate Capital and GSV Capital Corp., as well as by GAF, the largest roofing materials manufacturer in North America.
Type
Private
HQ
Milpitas, US
Founded
2007
Employees
56 (est)-5%
Solexel was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Milpitas, US

Key People at Solexel

Thom Stalcup

Thom Stalcup

VP of Module Engineering & Global Operations
Mehrdad Moslehi

Mehrdad Moslehi

Founder, Executive Chairman, & CTO
Mark Kerstens

Mark Kerstens

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Homi Fatemi

Homi Fatemi

VP of Business & Operations Development
Jay AshJaee

Jay AshJaee

Ph.D., VP of Process Engineering
Pawan Kapur

Pawan Kapur

Vice President, Cell and Process Engineering

Solexel Locations

Milpitas, US

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Solexel Summary

Founding Date

2007

Total Funding

$191 M

Latest funding size

$70 M

Time since last funding

about 2 years

Investors

We estimate that Solexel's latest funding round in January 2015 was $70 M. In total, Solexel has raised $191 M
We estimate that Solexel's current employees are approximately 100% male

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