MEETING OUR INVESTORS NEEDS
Volta’s mission is to deliver both strategic and financial returns for its investors by identifying, validating, and buying into the most impactful energy storage technology. Volta’s scope spans from new materials to integration hardware and software.
Investors are drawn to Volta because our team includes both technologists and business development professionals, who can assess the crowded field of energy storage technology innovations and propose investing in only those that are the most impactful, commercializable breakthroughs.
VOLTA’S INVESTMENT STRATEGY
Batteries and energy storage, interconnected and in multiple applications, are central to the energy system of the future. Volta’s scope includes any hardware, software, materials, or manufacturing process that enable the ubiquitous adoption of batteries for electric vehicles and storage for renewable power generation. Volta manages a portfolio of technology investments across technology categories and maturity stages to balance risk and maximize impact.
VOLTA’S TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES
The potential disruptors in the fast-growing energy markets for consumer electronics, electric mobility, and electric utility services will be in the categories of:
Chemistry, Materials, and Manufacturing: Solid state electrolytes, protected lithium metal, advanced flow battery technologies, materials technology enabling safety, high speed efficient materials production, and cell assembly
Hardware: Wireless and high speed charging equipment, sensors, next generation inverters
New Business Models: New applications, system integrators, storage as a service
Each Volta strategic investor participates in a working group that meets regularly to discuss the opportunities in Volta’s pipeline. Volta prioritizes its efforts based on the feedback from this group to ensure we are squarely focused on investors’ strategic and financial needs.
Investors can individually choose whether to invest in each opportunity based on the outcome of Volta’s deep diligence process. Volta’s strategic investors also govern Volta’s operation through its Board of Directors.