Posted On Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Sila Nanotechnologies is Revolutionizing Lithium-ion Batteries – The SV Startups 100

Since its foundation in 2011, Sila Nanotechnologies has been developing silicon-based materials to power a new era of lithium-ion batteries. We interviewed Gene Berdichevsky, co-founder and CEO, to find out more.

Posted On Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Daimler Drives Investment in Better Battery for Electric Vehicles – Karma

Germany’s Daimler AG led a $170 million funding round on April 16 for Silicon Valley startup Sila Nanotechnologies, which has developed a silicon-based substitute for the graphite in lithium-ion batteries that the company says will improve their energy capacity by 20%. The materials that Sila is developing will give Daimler’s commitment to electrification a significant boost, since Mercedes-Benz, which it owns, has plans to electrify its whole product suite by 2022.

Posted On Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Daimler Leads $170M Investment in Sila Nano’s Next-Generation Battery Tech – Greentech Media

Sila Nanotechnologies just won another $170 million of venture and corporate funding to develop advanced battery materials that improve power performance of electric vehicles and consumer electronics.

Posted On Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Sila Nano’s battery tech is now worth over $1 billion with Daimler partnership and $170 million investment – Tech Crunch

The company, which announced a $170 million funding led by Daimler and a partnership with the famed German automaker, started building out its first production lines for its battery materials last year. That first line is capable of producing the material to supply the equivalent of 50 megawatts of lithium-ion batteries, according to Sila Nano’s chief executive officer Gene Berdichevsky.

Posted On Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Sila Nano announces $170M round at $1B valuation, Daimler partnership, Jeff Immelt joins board

    Jeff Immelt Joins Board in Drive Toward Industrialization of Next-Generation Battery Materials ALAMEDA, Calif., April 16, 2019 — Sila Nanotechnologies (“Sila Nano”), a next-generation battery materials company, announced today that it has secured $170 million in Series E funding led by Daimler AG to bring the first Sila Nano-powered batteries into the market, accelerating […]

Posted On Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Daimler Teams Up with Sila Nanotechnologies on Next Generation Lithium-ion Battery Materials

Daimler Teams Up with Sila Nanotechnologies on Next Generation Lithium-ion Battery Materials Daimler accelerates the development and commercialization of Li-Ion battery technologies together with Sila Nanotechnologies Inc. Strategic partnership with leading U.S. battery material specialist to pave the way for the next generation of powerful electric Mercedes-Benz Cars Innovative chemistry promises higher performance, faster charging […]