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Orlando firm Violet Defense to roll out new UV tech after closing investment round (by Alex Soderstrom)

An Orlando-based ultraviolet light technology company has attracted a New York-based investor and closed out a venture capital round that will help it continue its quick growth.

Violet Defense Group Inc. closed a $20 million Series B investment round, the company announced Nov. 2. Executives told Orlando Inno the capital will enable Violet Defense to bolster its product offerings in both its disinfection technology and agricultural lighting divisions.

It’s tied for the sixth-biggest investment deal closed this year in metro Orlando, according to data from PitchBook, the National Venture Capital Association and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The round was led by Kirenaga Partners LLC, co-headquartered in Orlando and Bronxville, New York, and New York-based Katalyst Securities LLC.

 

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