International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Breathe Battery Technologies Limited ("Breathe") on its US$10 million Series A funding round led by Lowercarbon Capital with participation from Speedinvest.

Breathe, a spin-out from Imperial College, develops physics-based battery management software to increase charge speed and cycle life for consumer electronics devices and electric vehicles. The company aims to deliver adaptive charging to tackle the limitations of traditional battery control in addressing the demand for durability and performance.

The Osborne Clarke team has advised Breathe since its spin-out and through its seed funding round. Osborne Clarke's team was led by venture and growth capital partner Justin Starling and included senior associate Magnus Williams.

Osborne Clarke's go-to international venture capital team is the driving force behind OC Ventures, a dedicated resource hub for the most exciting emerging technologies. OC Ventures supports innovators and investors from start-up through venture financing, growth and beyond, with an outstanding track record advising on spin-outs and technology transfer, commercialisation and investment transactions involving world-class universities and research institutions.

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