Monday October 26, 2020

Lightbulb moment for ultra-thin LED venture

Dublin start-up Lightly Technology seeks €600k

29th October, 2017
Matt Hanbury, founder of Lightly Technology, with his light panel device Fergal Phillips

Mechanical engineer Matt Hanbury is raising seed funding of €600,000 to bring to market new technology for the lighting industry, having already raised €100,000 in pre-seed investment.

Hanbury established Dublin start-up Lightly Technology in January 2016 with co-founder Brian Charman. Both had worked at Philips Lighting, Charman in sales and marketing, and Hanbury in mechanical engineering.

It was following a subsequent stint working on LCD displays for the iPhone 6S that Hanbury came up with the...

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