Dave Snydacker, Lilac Solutions
Dave Snydacker (McCormick PhD ’16), founder of Lilac Solutions, won first place in the Energy & Sustainability Track in NUVC 2016. Lilac Solutions is a mining technology company that is transforming lithium production. In September of 2021, the company announced it is closing a $150 million Series B funding round, led by Chris Sacca’s Lowercarbon Capital and T. Rowe Price. Earlier in 2021, Lilac won Early Stage Company of the Year on the Global Cleantech 100 List.