Nelumbo is the leader in using nanostructure to create massive opportunities for people and the planet.

Nelumbo delivers materials innovation to enable the best products in energy, environment, and entertainment.

Nelumbo was founded in 2015 by Liam Berryman, David Walther and Lance Brockway. The company is headquartered in Hayward, California.

Nelumbo is commercializing a new platform of structural materials.

Nelumbo serves its clients by empowering them to sustainably grow and deliver unique market-defining products. The company's technology is leveraged by large global companies to design and apply precise nanostructures to surfaces in a low-cost, scalable and environmentally sustainable manner.


Nelumbo helps its business partners differentiate their product lines from the competition, creating greater value in an otherwise commoditized environment. Beyond monetary value, Nelumbo's products also contribute to reducing the depletion of natural resources and create greater energy and emissions efficiencies.


Nelumbo is backed by Berkeley Catalyst Fund (BCF), Prime Mover's Lab, University of Tokyo Edge Capital (UTEC), Safar Partners, Darwin Venture Management, Neue Fund and others. The company raised $14M in a Series-A expansion round on Apr 16, 2020. This brings Nelumbo's total funding to $19.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $19.5M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A+)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Hayward
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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