Volexion is the developer of a graphene coating for lithium-ion batteries that dramatically increases energy and power density, as well as cycle life and safety. In April 2021, they announced the closing of the $1.1 million first tranche of its $2.2 million seed financing led by leading climate tech venture capital firms Clean Energy Ventures and Energy Foundry.
Damien Despinoy, CEO, is responsible for setting the strategic vision of Volexion, managing day-to-day operations, and ensure alignment between internal and external stakeholders. Damien has 15+ years of leadership experience in the Materials, Energy and Industrial sectors with deep expertise in Management Consulting (McKinsey), Startup Incubation and Venture Capital (Energy Foundry), and Operations and Industrial projects management (Total). Damien received his MBA from INSEAD, his M.S. of Chemical Engineering from IFP School and his M.S. in Chemistry from Chimie ParisTech.