GaN Systems

GaN Systems is the leader in Gallium Nitride (GaN) based power management devices, specializing in power conversion, semiconductors and transistors.

GaN offers a range of Gallium Nitride high power switching diodes and transistors for clean tech power conversion applications.

GaN Systems was founded in 2008 by Girvan Patterson and John Roberts. The company is based Toronto, with offices in Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan.


GaN offers the most extensive transistors portfolio that uniquely addresses the needs of today's most demanding industries, including consumer electronics, data center servers, and power supplies, renewable energy systems, industrial motors, and automotive electronics.


GaN Systems makes it possible to design smaller, lower cost, more efficient power systems. The company's award-winning products provide system design opportunities free from the limitations of yesterday's silicon.


GaN, with more than 200 billion device field hours, global companies, including industry leaders like Dell, Samsung, HARMAN, Siemens, Signify, and Philips, rely on its transistors to reduce CO2 emissions and increase the utility and energy efficiency of their power systems.


GaN is backed by idelity Investments, BMW i Ventures, Vitesco Technologies, Tsing Capital, BDC Capital Corporation, RockPort Capital, Chrysalix Venture Capital, and others. The company raised $150M in a growth capital financing on Nov 18, 2021. This brings GaN's total funding to $170M to date.



  • Year founded: 2008
  • Funding Info: $170M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Toronto
  • State: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
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