Shannon is bootstrapping to the eventual goal of selling products that will solidify and recycle carbon.
Autofracture generates revenue through service contracts. The lab equipment has been sponsored by Dr. James Kami's estate. It's also apart of the EdmundOptics StartUp program. To date, it has received no outside funding.
More about why Shannon feels strongly about science, technology and solid carbons read her blog: on Autofracture and science, and Autofracture.