Echo Gets $7.5M For Microscope Development

San Diego-based Echo, a startup which is developing a new "hybrid" microscope aimed at replacing both upright and inverted microscopes, has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was co-led by Dolby Family Ventures and Tech Coast Angels (TCA). According to the company, the new funding will go towards manufacturing, sales, and developing future technologies. The company is targeting its microscope for use both in the scientific and education community. Echo's CEO and founder is Eugene Cho. More information »