Monday, April 13, 2009

Suniva wins Envention Prize



Have we really not blogged about Suniva in nearly a year?

Have to brag about one of our poster children spinouts. Dr. Ajeet Rohatgi from Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been leading one of the world's top photovoltaic research centers for twenty years. A couple of years ago, VentureLab helped him pull together a business plan, management team, and seed financing to launch a startup company to commercialize his inventions. It's exactly what VentureLab is all about.

With a billion-dollar backlog in orders, the company now employs more than 60 people in its solar cell fabrication facility in Norcross, with expansion planned soon.

Last week, the Atlanta Business Chronicle awarded Suniva its Envention Award, given to a new product developed by an Atlanta company or individual that exhibits outstanding environmental or green benefits.

Read the entire article here.

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