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Amorphyx

Redefine cost and performance of today's displays through new backplane technology; redefine manufacturing and supply chain for the future of displays.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Corvallis, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 11
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website amorphyx.com

Company Summary

Amorphyx's innovations in thin films redefine electronics.

• Flat-panel LCD and OLED displays, Amorphyx 1) reduces cost through increased factory output, and 2) increases image quality through resolution, refresh rate, color depth. Amorphyx uniquely makes OLED technology viable for TVs.

• Flexible displays and electronics, Amorphyx morphs manufacturing from high-capex complexity to simple processing, enabling the 3rd Generation of Electronics.

Team

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    Sean Muir
    VP Device Technology

    Materials scientist interested in the rational design of materials with applications in energy and computation industries. Graduate Research Fellow at Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry.

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    John Brewer, Jr.
    CEO

    28 years as engineer, marketer, exec in semiconductor industry; multiple startups, $130M in VC raised, 2 previous university semiconductor spinouts; took SiGe Semiconductor through IPO process to $250M trade sale in 2011

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    Richard Warren
    Board of Directors

    Management consultant; (2005-2011) member Portland State Univ. Engineering Advisory Board; (2005-2010) co-chair, Signature Research Centers, chair Key Industries Committee, Oregon Innovation Council; (1997-2010) VP, IBM, Systems and Technology Division; expert in international business development, technology licensing, M&A

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    Michael Phillips
    Board of Directors

    Senior Counsel, Morrison Foerster; formerly SVP Busdev, General Counsel with JDS Uniphase; expert in international business development, technology licensing, M&A

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    VP Business Development

    Extensive experience in materials science-based startups and network in Asia Pacific’s technology; Laura has led startups specializing in lasers with exits to leading companies. Her consulting firm, Global Innovation Foundry,
    provides business development services involving markets based in Asia Pacific. AB in Chemistry from Columbia University, PhD in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley, Fellow at Academia Sinica in Taiwan

  • 11 years with Intel leading advanced lithography technology development; addition 15 years in Intel manufacturing and introducing new technologies into manufacturing; BA Chemistry, UC San Diego; MBA, Pepperdine

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    Chris Cookson
    Board of Directors

    Chris Cookson has led the development of the technology behind TV. Chris served as President of Sony Pictures Technologies, and Chief Officer, Sony 3D Technology Center through January 2014. Chris holds more than 50 U.S. patents, including DVD, HDTV, and 3D and 4K camera technologies.

    Chris has been awarded 3 Emmys, including the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award. He holds the BSEE and MBA degrees from Arizona State University.

Advisors

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    Michael Phillips, Partner, Morrison Foerster, Palo Alto CA
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    ONAMI
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    National Science Foundation SBIR Phase 1
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    Private individuals (convertible note)
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