KYOCERA AVX invests in a good growth venture capital fund

FOUNTAIN INN, SC, November 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – KYOCERA AVX, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced electronic components designed to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has invested in Good Growth Capital (GGC) , a multi-tiered venture capital firm heavily invested in complex, high-tech science start-ups dedicated to the production of new technologies anchored in scientific breakthroughs and discoveries and substantial technical innovation. This latest strategic partnership, established in August 2021, complements KYOCERA AVX’s existing research and development programs and further supports the company’s commitment to building a better future for all of humanity, in particular through investments in the thriving MedTech industry.

GGC is a predominantly female-managed fund with offices in Charleston, South Carolina, and Boston, Massachusetts. These locations allow GGC to leverage the intellectual and entrepreneurial capital of the Carolinas, as well as that of historic Ivy League and MIT institutions, through its long-standing relationships with top research universities and alumni and l ‘consequent access to a solid flow of tech startups. In addition, GGC also has extensive experience and an admirable reputation in the medical technology, data science, green technology and hard science industries, with portfolio strengths spanning across home diagnostics and enabled by AI, braces, genetics and small molecule markets, as well as FinTech, big data, SaaS, analytics, security, energy efficiency, renewable energies, AgTech, food technology, chemicals, health technologies batteries, physics and advanced materials. For example, GGC’s 2017 general fund I has already repaid capital to its investors, and its performance indicators place it in the category of the best performing funds in the decile.

“KYOCERA AVX is delighted to announce our investment in Good Growth Capital, a early stage venture capital firm operating here in our home state of South Carolina and renowned for its proven expertise in research, assessment and cultivation of complex local science and technology. ups that aim to have a positive effect on humanity, ”said Johnny Sarvis, CEO of KYOCERA AVX. “This investment provides KYOCERA AVX with many opportunities to further support the thriving tech industry both here in the Carolinas and across the country by investing through GGC and exploring co-investments, particularly in segments of the MedTech industry that complement our existing R&D programs within the KYOCERA group. worldwide.

“Combining our sourcing and marketing expertise with KYOCERA AVX’s keen manufacturing acumen creates a powerful synergy. We are very active in helping our businesses grow, and we see significant value in building a strong relationship with such a proven manufacturing partner, ”Amy Salzhauer, Managing Partner, Good Growth Capital.

For more information on KYOCERA AVX, please visit www.kyocera-avx.com, email [email protected], follow them on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram, like them on Facebook, call 864 -967-2150 or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.

About Good Growth Capital
Good Growth Capital (GGC) is a early stage venture capital firm known for its exceptional expertise in researching, valuing and cultivating complex science and technology startups. Formed by a team of experienced operators, our strong ability to understand science and technology investments at an early stage allows us to invest much earlier than most venture capital firms, giving us priority access to investment opportunities. efficient investment. GGC invests in Seed and Series A agreements through the General Fund family and in pre-seed and seed companies through the Infinite Corridor Fund, which primarily targets transformative science startups and MIT affiliates. GGC is majority owned by women and minorities and occupies a unique geographic position in both the South East and New England. For more information on Good Growth Capital, please visit http://www.goodgrowthvc.com/, email [email protected], or follow them on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About KYOCERA AVX
KYOCERA AVX is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced electronic components designed to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation structured to capitalize on shared resources and technical expertise, KYOCERA AVX has a large global footprint consisting of dozens of research, development and manufacturing facilities in more than 15 countries and with talented staff dedicated to innovation, component quality, customer service and a better future through technology. KYOCERA AVX designs, develops, manufactures and supplies advanced capacitors, antennas, interconnects, circuit protection and timing devices, sensors, controls, filters, fuses, diodes, resistors, couplers and inductors optimized for use in international 5G, IoT, aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, industrial, medical and military markets.

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