Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.
Written by Carrie Ghose.
An Ohio State University spinoff has closed a $1.25 million investment round as it moves toward manufacturing its energy-harvesting smartphone case that extends battery life.
Nikola Labs LLC said Thursday the additional funding means it can make a promised January delivery date for cases to fit iPhone and Samsung Galaxy 6 models. The round was led by initial investor Ikove Capital Partners – which has offices in Columbus, New York City and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – and Proton Enterprises of Naples, Florida, plus individual investors.
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Originally published June 24, 2015.