PITCH 2012 Speaker Danielle Fong, Chief Scientist And Co-Founder Of LightSail Energy, Raises $37.3 Million Series D Venture Funding
PITCH 2012 speaker Danielle Fong announced raising Series D from investors including Peter Thiel, Vinod Khosla and Bill Gates.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Today, news broke that 25-year old chief scientist and LightSail co-founder Danielle Fong closed Series D funding with investors including Peter Thiel, Vinod Khosla and Bill Gates. The round of venture funding took LightSail Energy a year to close, after the very public failure of solar energy giant Solyndra spooked investors in the energy sector.