Rockley Photonics Receives Additional $50M of Growth Funding

Posted Oct 12, 2020 by Rockley Photonics

Rockley Photonics, the leading integrated optics solutions provider, has closed an additional $50M of growth funding from leading deep-tech VCs, strategic investors, and institutional funds. Some of the leading names included Credit Suisse backed SIG-i Capital and Applied Ventures, LLC, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, Inc., as well as existing shareholders. To date, Rockley has raised over $225M of financing to develop its unique silicon photonics platform.

“It is testament to the strength of our technology and emerging market opportunities that we have attracted such a preeminent list of new investors to join many of our existing shareholders in this funding round,” said Andrew Rickman, chief executive officer, Rockley Photonics. “This round provides the funding for Rockley as it moves into the next exciting growth phase and develops next generation disruptive silicon photonics powered healthcare and wellness sensors and communications products for its Tier-1 customers.”

With the flexibility and power of a unique platform to drive multiple applications, Rockley’s mission is to be the leading global supplier of integrated optical chips and modules across multiple markets. Our focus in on healthcare, wearables, and machine vision — and the hyper-scale data center connectivity that allows them to seamlessly work together. Focused on high-volume applications from the very start, Rockley has built a manufacturing ecosystem for rapid scalability, using our proprietary process flows.