Lilac Solutions

Lilac Solutions is a mining technology company that is transforming lithium production.

Lilac Solutions is developing unique ion exchange materials for lithium extraction.

Lilac Solutions was founded in 2015 by Dave Snydacker. The company is headquartered in Oakland, California.


Lilac's unique ion exchange technology enables lithium producers to accelerate project development, boost lithium recovery, streamline operations, and unlock new resources. The company has developed a patented ion exchange technology that facilitates production of lithium from abundant brine resources with minimal cost and ultra-low environmental footprint.


Lilac is commercializing a new ion exchange technology for lithium extraction from brine resources that is significantly faster, cheaper, and more scalable than existing technology, enabling the massive increase in lithium supply needed for electric vehicles. 


Lilac Solutions is backed by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, The Engine, Lowercarbon Capital, PRIME Impact Fund and others. The company raised $20M in a Series A round on Feb 20, 2020. This brings Lilac's total funding to $23.6M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $23.6M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Oakland
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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