The supply agreement marks a significant milestone for the 13-year-old lithium-ion battery company, which has raised over $900 million to date.
For founders and investors alike, hard tech problems present a challenge — how to build a successful company over a long time horizon.
The Biden-Harris administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE), announced Wednesday that 20 battery companies will receive a combined $2.8 billion to build and expand commercial-scale facilit
Sila finds itself in a perfect storm of product-market fit and is steadily advancing on its path to produce battery cells for automakers on U.S. soil.
Sila's deal to produce automotive-scale battery materials suggests that the startup has solved lithium-silicon's Achilles' heel.
Sila says its silicon anode material can boost energy density by 20% to 40% over existing cells.
Surging EV adoption is certain to drive even more opportunities for startups to capitalize on the sector's growth.
Five years ago, battery startups attracted important but not transformative investments. But money began pouring in toward the end of 2020. What changed?
Battery technology company Sila announced the purchase of a new facility in Washington state that will see its next-generation battery chemistry in hundreds of thousands of electric vehicles by the en
Today’s batteries are better in every respect than those made five years ago, but they still leave much to be desired. What’s needed are some breakthroughs.
We caught up with Sila co-founder and CEO Gene Berdichevsky to explore how founders should think about scaling, how they should approach funding and why they should tackle the hardest problem first.
I have worked in startups for more than half of my life, and for most of that time, I was the only Black person in the room. As a result, the lack of representation in tech isn’t abstract to me. Bes
Before Gene Berdichevsky became the co-founder and CEO of battery chemistry company Sila Nano, he was the seventh employee at Tesla Motors. As principal engineer on the Roadster battery, Berdichevsky
Sila's banking and payment platform gives software teams tools to build the next generation of financial products and services.
Madrona Venture Group has been a mainstay of the Seattle and northwest United States startup ecosystem for years now, and it looks like it is going to continue that legacy going forward. In four separ