actnano: Protecting electronics through state-of-the-art nanoscale polymer guard technology

actnano is setting a new standard for electronics protection with its commercialized water and environmental resistant nanocoating technology, Advanced nanoGuard™ (ANG). Applied directly on connectors, antennas, LEDs and high heat generating components, electronic manufacturers can comprehensively safeguard their devices for the first time. With a scalable, turnkey solution that seamlessly integrates into existing manufacturing lines - they are protecting the traditionally vulnerable digital and electronic infrastructure of the future.


"When automotive electronics, like autopilot systems, interact with water or other environmental aggressors, the consequences can be dire. There has been virtually no innovation in the protective coatings category in decades. With the explosion of self-driving and technology-laden vehicles, a better solution was needed. Hence, this sparked the genesis of our nanomaterial coating technology. I am delighted TDK Ventures has joined our Series B financing. TDK’s ethos of contributing to society in supporting entrepreneurs, who – like actnano – are dedicated to making the world a better place speaks very highly of them."

CEO Taymur Ahmad

Why We Invested in actnano and their Innovative Electronics Coating Technology

Today’s electronic devices are increasingly used for safety-critical applications, and it is crucial to find new and innovative ways to protect them. Tech startup actnano has developed a revolutionary nanotechnology gel-state coating that provides full conformal protection for electronics that is completely hydrophobic, reworkable, low cost, and is made of safe (nontoxic) materials.


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Team members involved with actnano

Thao Ngo

Portfolio Program Associate

Geetha Dholakia

Portfolio Program Manager

Chiaki Yoshikawa

Startup Liaison

Andrew Maywah

Investment Director

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