SiLC Technologies

SiLC Technologies is a silicon photonics startup specializing in photonic sensor and 3D imaging applications.

SiLC offers a different vision of how the virtual and real world come together.

SiLC Technologies was founded in 2018 by Mehdi Asghari. The company is headquartered in Monrovia, California.


SiLC’s solution, called “Smart Vision,” integrates all required functionality, such as a coherent light source and optical signal processing, to enable significant additional information to be extracted from the returning photons before their conversion to electrons.


SiLC's silicon photonics integration platform offers a cost effective solution by integrating all the high performance components needed into a single silicon chip through mature semiconductor fabrication processes offering a low cost, compact, and low power solution.


SiLC Technologies has raised $12M in a Seed round on Mar 04, 2020. The investment was led by Dell Technologies, along with Decent Capital, ITIC Ventures, and undisclosed angel investors participated in the funding round.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $12M over 1 Round (Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Monrovia
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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