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Swift Solar Secures Over $8M in Seed Funding to Disrupt Solar PV Industry with Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Panels

Swift Solar, developing PV panels with metal halide perovskites projected to outperform today's PV technologies, secured over $8 million in Seed 2 funding, and is expected to close on another $1.5 million totaling $9.6 million. GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij led the round along with cryptocurrency expert James Fickel. Good Growth CapitalSafar PartnersClimate Capital, also participated with many other investors. Funding will be used for R&D expansion and team growth. The net result will be a far more efficient, easier to install and less expensive solar PV panel. [Full Story]