Coulomb Gets $47.5 Million for Electric-Car Charging Network

Coulomb Technologies Inc., which makes electric-vehicle charging stations, received $47.5 million in venture capital funding to expand its ChargePoint network.

The Series D financing round was led by Braemar Energy Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Coulomb said today in a statement.

Toyota Tshusho Corp., a new investor, also participated along with existing backers Rho Ventures LLC, Voyager Capital LLC, Siemens Venture Capital GmbH, Harbor Pacific Capital Partners and Hartford Ventures.

Scott DePasquale, a Braemar partner, and Michael Linse, a parter with Kleiner Perkins, are joining Campbell, California- based Coulomb’s board.

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