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E-Pitch USA with the Solar Impulse Foundation

In collaboration with the Solar Impulse Foundation and its global network of profitable solutions to protect the environment, we are organizing our first ever e-pitch with a US focus. The companies pitching on November 19th at 17:00 pm CET / 11:00 am ET will US-based and raising Seed or Series A rounds.

Once again, this e-pitch is exclusively for Solar Impulse Labelled Solutions
Witness 5 of the finest startups pitching directly to you online.
Register by clicking here.

Here is the selection:

USA - Wastewater decontamination - Plasma 'lightning' decontaminates wastewater
Company, focused in cleantech, is creating and commercializing a new generation of leading non-chemical, directed-energy water treatment technologies. Company’s product is the most advanced plasma water treatment in the world.
Company's leading-edge plasma technology destroys PFAS 'forever chemicals', disinfects and oxidizes industrial water and wastewater, knocks down organic compounds, reduces treatment costs and GHG's, and strengthens regulatory compliance.
Seven patents and patent applications, many more to be filed |TRL – 8 |TAM - $125 billion|Next Steps – commercialization | Amount to raise - €5 to €7 million

USA – E-mobility/Software – platform for EV charging management and operations

Platform developed proprietary software technology for the advance reservation of EV charging stations. It allows drivers to book charging stations together with complementary services. The company operates EV charging stations near retail and hospitality locations, enabling businesses to boost utilization of chargers, enhancing customer satisfaction and loyalty. Startup’s software is hardware-agnostic, approved by top-manufacturers of EV charging equipment. 
$1.6M revenue pipeline |TRL: 9 | Next Step: large-scale industrialization | Amount to raise: $1,5M
USA - Cleantech/Ocean Energy – Offshore Power and Data using Ocean Wave Energy

Spin-off from UC Berkeley and Cyclotron Road (LBNL) in 2016,  we have developed a wave energy converter and data platform technology, which operates fully submerged in the ocean to produce reliable and clean electricity. The solution is enabled by a revolutionary approach to shut the device down in storm conditions.
Our pilot unit is currently being manufactured to be tested offshore in San Diego, California next spring 2021 and anchors have been installed in fall 2020.
The startup is planning to start series production and expansion with pilot customers in mid 2020 including an eco-resort in French Polynesia.
4 patents worldwide; Secured  €10M+ in US DOE contracts | TRL: 6 | TAM: €2.5bn initial, €20-50bn island markets| Next Step: industrialization | Amount to raise: €300k

USA - Construction - Rollable concrete

A low-carbon, rollable alternative to conventional poured-in-place concrete.  Shipped dry in large rolls, deployed to any job site, requires only minimal plant/labor resources to install.  Upon hydration, the membrane hardens into a thin, durable layer of concrete with a waterproof backing
26 patents worldwide | TRL: 5 | TAM: $20bn | Next Step: industrialization | Raising: $2m
USA – Sustainability/Food Recovery – Enzymatic Digestion

We recover food from supermarkets and produce upcycled liquid fertilizers and dried pet food ingredients. We have 5 existing patents and 4 patents pending. In the US alone, there is more than 3 million tons/year of recoverable food from supermarkets. The global pet food market is US96 billion.
Given the high level of interest in sustainability, and in plant-based foods, we expect substantial and growing demand for our products.
Our technology is basic infrastructure and should be established in every major metropolitan market in the US, Europe, and elsewhere around the globe.
5+ patents worldwide; over €5m in 2019 revenue / TRL: 7 / TAM: €82bn | Next Step: Scaling up | Amount to raise: €20m

Rédigé par Athénaïs SILLY le Friday, November 13th 2020
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