Archive for the ‘Violet Defense Technology’ Category

Central Florida tech company completes $2M fundraising round

Posted on: November 7th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Two Central Florida tech firms plan to hire employees and grow their inventory after raising $2 million in venture capital. 

Celebration-based Violet Defense Group, which includes Violet Defense and Violet Gro, announced the closure of the fundraising round on Nov. 5. The round was led by local venture capital firm Kirenaga Partners.

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Violet Defense Powered Light Fixtures Proven Effective Against Superbug Fungus

Posted on: July 30th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Puro disinfecting lighting solutions, powered by Violet Defense technology, has proven effective in killing 99.9% of the deadly, multi-drug resistant C. auris fungus in independent laboratory testing. C. auris has been of great concern to the CDC since its identification in 2009 because it is multidrug resistant, it is difficult to identify with standard laboratory methods, and it has caused outbreaks in healthcare settings.

To read Puro’s full press release on this development, please see the link below.

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Violet Defense Garners Attention of Innovation & Tech Today

Posted on: April 11th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Innovation & Tech Today has published an article acknowledging the potential of Violet Defense to revolutionize cleanliness. Specifically recognized is how Violet Defense’s proprietary Surface and Air Germ Elimination (S.A.G.E.) technology can not only reduce the need for toxic and environmentally damaging chemicals for disinfection, but can also reduce the generation of waste such as used cleaning wipes.

At Kirenaga, we remain extremely bullish on the potential of Violet Defense to provide a more sustainable option to protecting people from disease in myriad contexts. We can’t wait to see what comes next for the Violet Defense team.

To read the Innovation & Tech Today article yourself, please find it at the link below.

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Jewish Academy of Orlando and Violet Defense Keep Kids and Teachers Healthy

Posted on: January 25th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Germs of all kinds can prove to be obstacles to academic success, reducing academic performance and causing absences. Therefore, Jewish Academy of Orlando has installed Violet Defense germ-killing UV solutions across their facilities. By improving student and teacher health, the school hopes to reduce absences and improve the general health of its community.

You can read a Heritage Florida article on the development at the link below.

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Violet Defense Inks Deal with LSC Technologies

Posted on: January 15th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

In order to expand its customer reach, Violet Defense has entered into an agreement with LSC Technologies. LSC Tech will serve as the master distributor of the Violet Defense UV technology for commercial customers looking to incorporate it into their cleaning and disinfection protocols. As a result, we hope to see Violet Defense solutions in the hands of more users in the near future.

If you would like to read more about the agreement, please see the Orlando Business Journal article at the link below.

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Magic Dedicated to Protecting Players

Posted on: January 12th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

NBA.com published an article on how the Orlando Magic is making the health of its players a priority, and as a result they mentioned our friends at Violet Defense. Also, our very own Terry Berland supplied a quote for the article!

If you would like to read the NBA.com article yourself, you can find it at the link below.

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Orlando Magic and Violet Defense Team Up to Keep Players Healthy

Posted on: January 11th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Few things can bring a hot streak to an end like a few key players getting sick, so the Orlando Magic have decided to hedge that risk by deploying Violet Defense UV germ-killing units in key facility locations. By helping keep their athletes healthy and free of diseases like MRSA, the Magic hope to gain an edge over their competition with this first-of-a-kind partnership.

You can read an Orlando Sentinel article on the announcement at the link below.

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You can also read the press release directly at the following link.

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Violet Defense Joins Siemens Connect Ecosystem

Posted on: December 31st, 2018 by Kirenaga Partners

Siemens and Violet Defense have announced that Violet Defense has joined the Siemens Connect Ecosystem. The Siemens Ecosystem pulls together the tools, processes, training, and support for third-party solution providers to successfully create solutions that integrate seemlessly with Siemens’ platforms.

To read the full press release, please click the link below.

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Violet Defense Announces Partnership with Siemens

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 by Kirenaga Partners

Siemens and Violet Defense have announced they are now working together to have germ control added to Siemens Building Solutions smart building systems across the nation. The integration of Violet Defense products into Siemens technologies will make it easier to control harmful germs at the buildings controlled by Siemens systems, including hospitals, office buildings, hotels, food production, and government locations.

We are exceptionally proud of the Violet Defense team for this milestone, and are looking forward to the great things they will accomplish together with the Siemens Building Solutions experts.

You can read an Orlando Sentinel article on the announcement at the link below.

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Violet Defense Germ-Cleaning Units Installed at Promise in Brevard

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 by Kirenaga Partners

Violet Defense has donated $80,000 worth of Surface and Air Germ Elimination (S.A.G.E.) units to Promise in Brevard. Promise in Brevard is an up-and-coming housing community for individuals with special needs being constructed in West Melbourne, FL. The donation helps ensure a safe and healthy environment for Promise’s residents through the integration of hospital-grade sanitation technology. Additionally, Violet Defense and Promise have agreed to join together in a research partnership.

The 165 units were installed at the new independent living community for young adults, and will outfit the main campus, cafĂ©, and bakery. Due to the mix of both commercial and residential facilities, the partnership with Promise does an excellent job of showcasing the breadth of the Violet Defense technology’s applications.

You can find a full article on the partnership at the Florida Today website at the link below.

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