Pixel Qi Scores Funding From 3M

San Bruno-based Pixel Qi, a developer of LCD panels which can be read in sunlight, has scored funding from the venture capital arm of 3M. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. The investment came through 3M's New Ventures arm. Pixel Qi's co-founder and CEO is Mary Lou Jepsen. Pixel Qi said the Series B will go to help develop its product offerings into volume consumer markets. Jepsen was previously the chief technical officer (CTO) of the One Laptop per Child project. More information »