Imperial College London startup BBOXX lands $1.9m in backing.

BBOXX, a solar power startup of Imperial College London (ICL), has received $1.5m from venture capitalist Vinod Khosla through his personal fund, Khosla Impact, as well as securing $400,000 from Synergy Growth.

The investment will be used to assist BBOXX in achieving its goal of bringing electricity to 20 million people in the developing world by 2020. It will be used through the company’s supply chain, incluyding design, manufacturing, and distribution.

Formed in 2010, BBOXX, which operates in 14 countries…

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