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2010-01-08 15:49:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Achates Power, a company developing an innovative engine with unparalleled fuel efficiency and power density at a lower cost, has completed a $19.2M Series B round with the addition of a new investor, Triangle Peak Partners. Triangle Peak joins the company's existing investors: Sequoia Capital Partners, Rockport Capital Partners, Madrone Capital Partners, and InterWest Partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100108/LA34892LOGO) "We...


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