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Solasta Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Solasta founded?
Solasta was founded in 2006.
Where is Solasta's headquarters?
Solasta's headquarters is located at 70 Bridge Street, Newton.
What is Solasta's latest funding round?
Solasta's latest funding round is Dead.
How much did Solasta raise?
Solasta raised a total of $4M.
Who are the investors of Solasta?
Investors of Solasta include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and U.S. Department of Energy.
Who are Solasta's competitors?
Competitors of Solasta include MiaSole, Cyrium Technologies, Accustrata, Meridian Deployment Corporation, M V Systems and 13 more.
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