Bcomp raises capital to support new development
Bcomp successfully closes its Series A financing round of CHF 3 million to fuel its expansion into mobility markets.
Bcomp, announces the successful closing of Series A financing round completed early June 2017. Bcomp raised a total amount of CHF 3 million.The financing round was subscribed by existing as well as new shareholders. The funds will be used to finance the business-growth in the mobility sector, focusing on motorsports, automotive interior and aerospace industries.
In parallel to several long-term development projects with partners in the Automotive and Aerospace industries, Bcomp has recently announced its long-term partnership with the Tesla-based Electric GT World Series. Bcomp powerRibs technology provides a unique performance-per-weight
ratio and will be used in the race car’s body parts. Marrying the outstanding properties of flax fibers with an innovative preform design, the powerRibs technology allows weight savings of up to 40 % in single skin composite shell applications. Simultaneously, material cost and ecological footprint are significantly reduced. The same technology is used in automotive interior parts, allowing for significant light-weighting and integrating unique design options in a one-step production method.