Lightwave Logic Announces the Completion of a $2,000,000 Capital Raise with Private Investors
Jun 15, 2015, 02:59 ET
LONGMONT, Colo., June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG), a technology company focused on the development of Next Generation Photonic Devices and Non-Linear Optical Polymer Materials Systems for applications in high speed fiber-optic data communications and optical computing, announced today that the Company has successfully completed a $2,000,000 capital raise with the sale of common stock to further fund its operating and R&D expenses. Details regarding the offering are contained within the Company's Form 8-K filed on June 15, 2015.
Tom Zelibor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lightwave Logic commented, "We are extremely pleased to have once again successfully raised the needed capital to fund our business well into 2016. The Company is very fortunate to have a dedicated group of investors who share management's vision to revolutionize modulators for optical communications using our next generation organic polymer material systems."
"The proceeds from our last financing allowed us to acquire equipment and expand our R&D efforts. One example is the advancement of our material development to achieve thermal aging characteristics which we believe are superior to any known polymer material systems. We also initiated our proprietary optical device development program and recently constructed a Class 100 clean room at our facilities in Longmont, Colorado. In addition to additional operating capital, the current financing will allow Lightwave Logic to accelerate development of our next generation photonic devices towards the point of commercial validation."
For more information about Lightwave Logic, please visit the Company's website at following URL: www.lightwavelogic.com
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Lightwave Logic, Inc. is a development stage company that produces prototype electro-optic demonstration devices and is moving toward commercialization of its high-activity, high-stability organic polymers for applications in electro-optical device markets. Electro-optical devices convert data from electric signals into optical signals for use in high-speed fiber-optic telecommunications systems and optical computers. For more information, about the Company please visit the corporate website at: www.lightwavelogic.com.
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