San Jose based, Avogy Inc., is an early-stage semi-conductor company founded in 2010 and incubated by Khosla Ventures. Intel Ventures is also a major investor. Avogy is designing, developing, and manufacturing power conversion systems (AC to DC for example) using vertical Gallium Nitride (GaN) transistors. Avogy’s products will replace conventional silicon transistors and enable significant reduction in the power losses that occur during conversion of AC to DC or DC or AC, and in the size, weight, and cost of power converters, thus improving the reliability of data center servers, computer/telecom switches and routers, solar and wind inverters, electrical and hybrid vehicles, and any other power conversion.
Avogy, Inc. is backed by a group of top tier investors including Cardinal Partners, De Novo Ventures, Springboard Capital, Accuitive Medical Ventures, SynoGen and Emergent Growth Fund.
For more information on Avogy, Inc., please visit their web site at http://avogy.com/