Sila Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022 | Business

ALAMEDA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 8, 2022–

Sila was appointed to fast company of the prestigious annual list of the world’s most innovative companies for 2022, ranking 5th in the Consumer Electronics category.

fast company The Most Innovative Companies list recognizes companies that have the greatest impact on their industries and culture as a whole, and that thrive in today’s fast-paced world. This year’s companies are creating the future today with some of the most inspiring achievements of the 21st century. In addition to the 50 most innovative companies in the world, 528 organizations are recognized in 52 categories.

“We are honored to have been recognized by Fast Company as the 2022 Most Innovative Company in the Consumer Electronics category,” said Gene Berdichevsky, CEO and Co-Founder of Sila. “By delivering greater energy density in smaller, longer-lasting batteries, our next-generation anode materials are helping companies rethink what’s possible in their product lines. No longer forced to choose between better design, new features, and runtime, manufacturers can bring winning products to market through improved battery performance and, in doing so, help drive the essential transition. our planet needs towards a more sustainable future.

After ten years and 55,000 iterations, Sila has revolutionized the lithium-ion battery with its next-generation silicon anode material that can drop into existing battery cells to enable higher energy density, without compromising measurements. performance and manufacturing processes. By focusing on materials that work and are scalable, Sila has achieved the most significant breakthrough in battery chemistry in 30 years to reach the market, enabling better products today while working towards a sustainable future.

In September 2021, Sila became the first next-generation battery materials company to power a product to market with the launch of WHOOP 4.0, one of the most advanced 24/7 health and fitness wearables. /7. Powered by Sila science and leveraging other modest design improvements, WHOOP 4.0 benefited from an almost 20% increase in energy density and a 33% reduction in device size . These benefits have resulted in a sleeker device with five-day battery life and improved sensors that deliver new features and more accurate measurements.

Now, Sila is preparing to ramp up production of its materials to power hundreds of millions of consumer devices and more than one million electric vehicles for automotive partners like Mercedes in the years to come.

fast company The editors and editors of have sought out the world’s and industries’ most groundbreaking companies and judged the nominations received in their application process to compile the list of the world’s most innovative companies – the iconic franchise of the media brand and one of the most anticipated editorial efforts of the year. The list provides a snapshot and a roadmap for the future of innovation in various dynamic sectors of the economy.

To learn more about Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list, visit FastCompany.com/Most-Innovative-Companies/2022.

ABOUT SILA

Founded in 2011, Sila is a next-generation battery materials company accelerating energy transformation for a more sustainable future. Sila is industrializing breakthrough science – using its advanced silicon anode and other battery materials – to catalyze a new era of energy storage that is propelling radical product innovation and easing the world’s reliance on fossil fuels. Through deep technical ambition, perseverance and purpose, the Sila team brings innovative technology to market today, bringing us one step closer to electrifying everything. Major investors include 8VC, Bessemer Venture Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Coatue, Daimler, In-Q-Tel, Matrix Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. For more information, visit www.silanano.com.

ABOUT FAST COMPANY

fast company is the only media brand entirely dedicated to the vital intersection of business, innovation and design, engaging the most influential leaders, companies and thinkers on the future of business. Based in New York, fast company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication Inc., and can be viewed online at www.fastcompany.com.

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