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EY names Kateeva’s President & COO, Dr. Conor Madigan, Entrepreneur of the Year® 2017 award finalist in Northern Calif.

May 18, 2017

Program recognizes business leaders in 145 cities and 60 countries worldwide


Spotlight falls on OLED technology at Display Week 2017 to mark 30 years since the co-invention of the OLED device

May 12, 2017

Kateeva executives will be there to pay tribute to the visionaries behind the display innovation that’s changing the contours of consumer electronics products


Kateeva President & COO, Dr. Conor Madigan, addresses Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to honor World IP Day

May 3, 2017

The hearing was titled “Intellectual Property – driver of innovation: Making our lives healthier, safer, and more productive”


Kateeva Names Stephen Going as Chief Financial Officer

April 5, 2017

Adds CFO responsibilities to his current role leading Kateeva’s legal affairs


Kateeva President & Co-founder, Conor Madigan, Named a Semifinalist for EY 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Northern Calif.)

April 3, 2017

Prestigious award recognizes trailblazers in more than 145 cities in 60 countries who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.


Kateeva Expands Silicon Valley Headquarters

March 8, 2017

Company doubles manufacturing space to fulfill demand for inkjet printing production equipment for OLED displays.


Kateeva Executives to Present on New Advances in Inkjet Printing for OLED Mass Production at Upcoming Global Conferences

January 17, 2017

New innovations in equipment and processes will be discussed, as well as the key trends that are accelerating demand for OLED-enabled electronic products.


Kateeva President & COO Named “Inventor of the Year” for 2016 by the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association

December 1, 2016

Madigan was recognized for his pioneering work to develop a manufacturing equipment solution to mass produce Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs).


Kateeva’s YIELDjet™ FLEX Inkjet Printing System Wins Prestigious “Technical Development Manufacturing Award” at Printed Electronics USA 2016

November 17, 2016

OLED mass-production tool drew praise for its breakthrough enabling features, speedy market adoption, and fast time-to-market-leadership


Kateeva Appoints Mark R. Shaw, Ph.D. as Senior Vice President of Human Resources

October 26, 2016

Former HR executive at Lam Research and Applied Materials to build a comprehensive HR infrastructure to support Kateeva's accelerating global business.


Kateeva’s YIELDjet™ FLEX Inkjet Printing System Takes Commanding Lead in OLED Thin Film Encapsulation (TFE) Market

September 21, 2016

Customers include the world’s largest flat panel display manufacturers located in three key Asia regions.


Inkjet Printing for OLEDs to Feature at Fall Conferences

September 8, 2016

Kateeva executives to present at select line-up of technical and business conferences


Kateeva Names Burch Harper as VP of Intellectual Property

August 24, 2016

Patent expert and veteran of Rambus & Silicon Image to lead IP function and drive global IP enforcement


Kateeva Appoints Jeff Hebb, Ph.D., as Marketing Chief

July 28, 2016

Technical Marketing Expert from Semiconductor Equipment Industry to Drive New Market Development & Customer Technology Collaborations


Kateeva President & COO to Deliver Keynote Address at the Silicon Innovation Forum at SEMICON West 2016

July 6, 2016

Talk will focus on technology that’s enabling today’s OLED revolution.


Kateeva Promotes Two Key Executives

June 28, 2016

Conor Madigan, Ph.D. adds Chief Operating Officer (COO) to his current role of President, and Eli Vronsky becomes Chief Product Officer.


Kateeva Appoints Harold Hughes to Board of Directors

June 16, 2016

In addition to providing counsel as a Board member, Hughes will oversee Kateeva’s financial reporting and risk management initiatives as Chairman of the Audit Committee.


$88 Million in Series E Financing for OLED Production Equipment Leader, Kateeva

May 19, 2016

Company has raised $200 million since it was founded in 2008.


Kateeva Executives to Present at Display Week 2016

May 2, 2016

Executives will share new technology highlights and other details at the international symposium, one of most prominent events dedicated to the global display industry.


Kateeva President & Co-Founder to Present at 2nd OLED Korea Conference

February 1, 2016

Kateeva President and Co-Founder to present at the 2nd OLED Korea Conference to be held Feb. 24-25 in Seoul, South Korea.


Kateeva Executives to Present at Key Industry Conferences

October 26, 2015


Kateeva consolidates global HQ and manufacturing operations in new larger Bay Area facility

July 15, 2015

Company also adds two senior executives to operations team


DuPont Displays and Kateeva Collaborate to Optimize Inkjet Printing for Mass Production of OLED TVs

June 1, 2015

Companies to Combine Expertise in OLED Materials and Printing Equipment


Kateeva President & Co-Founder Dr. Conor Madigan Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Finalist in Northern California

May 7, 2015

EY Award recognizes those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses.


Kateeva Names William Song as Director of Sales and Support for China and Taiwan

April 30, 2015

Company strengthens sales team to support growing demand for its technology in China and Taiwan.


Kateeva strengthens intellectual property portfolio in the U.S., Korea, and China

April 8, 2015

Company adds 15 new patents to protect differentiated production equipment technology.


Kateeva President & Co-founder a semifinalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Northern Calif.)

March 31, 2015

Kateeva President & Co-founder, Conor Madigan, is named as a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Northern California region).


Kateeva joins forces with Japanese Materials leader Sumitomo Chemical

January 13, 2015

Kateeva today announced a key partnership with Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. (Sumitomo). Sumitomo is a global solution Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) materials leader. Kateeva is a leading provider of novel inkjet printing equipment for OLED mass production. The non-exclusive agreement calls for Sumitomo to pair its world-class inks with Kateeva’s world-class YIELDjet™ platform to help speed affordable OLED TVs to market.


Kateeva President to Present at the 2015 China International OLEDs Summit

January 5, 2015

At the upcoming China International OLEDs Summit (CIOS), Kateeva President and Co-founder Conor Madigan, Ph.D., will present a talk on Kateeva’s inkjet printing technology for flexible and large-size OLED displays. Now in its 4th year, CIOS is one of Asia’s largest conferences showcasing advanced technologies that are helping manufacturers in Mainland China and internationally, to mass-produce OLED displays.


Kateeva Introduces The YIELDjet™ Flex—A Manufacturing Equipment Solution to Mass Produce Innovative OLED Displays for Curved and Flexible Consumer Electronics Products

November 18, 2014

Flexible consumer electronics products are closer to Main Street thanks to a new manufacturing tool from Kateeva. This week at the Printed Electronics USA conference in Santa Clara, Calif., the provider of technology-driven deposition equipment will introduce the YIELDjet™ FLEX, a high-performance mass-production solution for flexible Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs).


Kateeva Closes Series D Round With $38 Million In Financing

September 15, 2014

Kateeva today announced that it has closed its Series D round with $38 million in financing. The newest participant is Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC). Existing investors also contributed. They include: Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Investors, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments, Inc.


Kateeva President and Co-Founder to Present at Emerging Display Technologies Conference

July 28, 2014

At the upcoming Emerging Display Technologies Conference in San Jose, California, Kateeva President and Co-founder Conor Madigan, Ph.D., will present a talk on inkjet printing technology for flexible OLED displays.


Kateeva President and Co-Founder to Present at Display Week 2014

June 2, 2014

At the Display Week conference happening this week in San Diego, Calif., Kateeva President and Co-founder Conor Madigan, Ph.D., will present on advancements in inkjet printing technology for OLED mass production at two separate venues.


Kateeva Grows Infrastructure to Support Sales

May 28, 2014

To support sales of its inkjet printing manufacturing solution for OLED applications, Kateeva, Inc. today announced two key moves. First, the company named expert sales executive, Larry Timm, as Senior Vice President of Customer Satisfaction.


Kateeva President & Co-founder to Present at FPD China 2014

March 5, 2014


Kateeva CEO to Present at Strategies in Light

February 18, 2014

Next week at Strategies in Light (SiL), Kateeva Chief Executive Officer Alain Harrus, Ph.D., will participate in two events. Both occur at the Investor Forum – where start-ups at the frontier of technology and markets intersect with investors, analysts and industry executives.


Kateeva Expands Operation in Korea

January 20, 2014

Kateeva today announced an expansion of its Korea operation, marking a substantial investment in the world’s leading display manufacturing region.


Kateeva Introduces YIELDjet™— an Inkjet Printing Manufacturing Equipment Solution for Mass Producing Flexible and Large-Size OLEDs

November 20, 2013

Aiming to cut the cost of manufacturing flexible and large-size OLEDs, Kateeva today debuted YIELDjet™—an inkjet printing manufacturing equipment solution to produce such OLEDs in high volume.


Kateeva CTO and OLED Co-Inventor Steven Van Slyke Inducted Into 2013 Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame

October 23, 2013

Kateeva Chief Technology Officer and OLED co-inventor, Steven Van Slyke was inducted into the 2013 Consumer Electronics (CE) Hall of Fame for his contributions to the advancement of the consumer electronics industry. Van Slyke was one of 15 industry leaders honored last night at the CE Hall of Fame dinner held in Los Angeles.


Kateeva Names Dr. Alain Harrus as Chief Executive Officer

October 8, 2013

Kateeva today expanded its leadership team by appointing technology executive, Alain Harrus, Ph.D. as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Silicon Valley start-up is developing a breakthrough inkjet printing manufacturing solution to enable low-cost mass production of flexible and large-scale OLED displays.