SAN FRANCISCOSolid-state plasma lighting startup Luxim Corp. has obtained $12 million in series C funding from existing investors, the company said Thursday (April 16).
In relation to the series C funding, Michael Moritz, a general partner at investor Sequoia Capital, will join Luxim's board of directors as chairman, Luxim (Sunnyvale, Calif.) said.
Luxim's LIFI technology combines the features of solid-state electronics and full spectrum plasma emitters. According to the company, the results are long-life, energy efficiency and complete color spectrum for general and specialty lighting applications.
In addition to Sequoia, Luxim investors include DAG Ventures, Crosslink Capital and Worldview Technology Partners, according to the company's website.