Finest Sino, a 100% subsidiary investment arm of China Oriental Group Company Limited (COGCL, a Hong Kong listed company) became an investor in XTAL, Inc. since its founding in January 2014. Listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since March 2004, HK:00581,COGCL is one of China’s most efficient iron and steel producers with annual revenue of approximately US$4B in 2013. Mr. Jingyuan Han, Chairman/CEO of COGCL, is also the current Chairman of XTAL, Inc.

Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC) is an investment arm of Samsung Group. SVIC was established to promote establishment of promising small and medium-sized companies engaging in developing new and sophisticated technologies based on managerial know-how and trust. SVIC became an investor in XTAL, Inc. in January 2016. Dr. Dong Su Kim from SVIC’s Silicon Valley office resides on the board of XTAL, Inc.