VC-Backed NanoGram Gets Acquired

NanoGram Corp., a Milpitas, Calif.-based maker of core process technology for the manufacture of nanostructured materials for optical, electronic and energy applications, has been acquired by an undisclosed third party. The deal was revealed in an SEC filing by former parent companty NeoPhotonics, which is in registration for an IPO.

NanoGram has raised more than $50 million in VC funding from ATA Ventures, Bay Partners, Harris & Harris, Institutional Venture Partners, Nth Power, Rockport Capital Partners, SBV Venture Partners, Technology Partners, Global Cleantech Capital, Masdar Clean Tech Fund, Mitsui Ventures, Nagase & Co., Nanostart AG, TEL Venture Capital and Yasuda Enterprise Development.