Blue Spark Attracts Another $5M
Blue Spark Technologies, a Westlake, OH-based company that makes printed batteries for flexible electronics, among other applications, has raised an additional $5 million in B-round funds from non-institutional investors, VentureWire reports this morning. The company had raised $2.5 million in two earlier closes of the B round. Those previous investors were Early Stage Partners, which is based in Cleveland and has a branch in Ann Arbor, MI, and SunBridge Partners. Among Blue Spark’s partners are NTERA, a Philadelphia-based developer of printed electronic displays; Novalia, a UK-based designer of printed electronics; and Soligie, a Minneapolis-based company that manufactures and markets printed electronics.