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Bing Energy International

Hydrogen based energy is the “holy grail” for clean energy. Bing Energy has the affordable solution.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Nanotechnology
  • Location Tallahassee, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2009
  • Employees 16
  • Website

Company Summary

Bing utilizes a patented carbon nanotube electrode structure for the membrane electrode assemblies of PEM fuel cells. The nanotube structure provides a more durable and efficient base for the platinum catalyst providing improved performance and durability without adding cost. The proposal is to prototype a peak shaving fuel cell system for buildings.


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    Harry Chen
    Chief Technology Officer

    Mr. H. Chen worked for several U.S. based companies as an expatriate in China and other Asian countries in the past 15+ years in manufacturing and logistical markets including a long career as a Regional Product Manager for GE Medical and Securities Division. Mr. H. Chen is a graduate of Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

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    Richard Hennek
    VP - Business Development

    Mr. Hennek is an experienced entrepreneur who has successfully founded, managed and sold several manufacturing companies. Mr. Hennek has worked with both private firms and Fortune 500 companies in bringing new products to both domestic and international markets.

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    Russell Dean Minardi
    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Minardi holds a master’s degree in tax accounting and is a retired CPA after founding his own successful accountancy firm in Florida.

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    Yung Chen
    Chairman, CEO

    Mr. Y Chen has extensive experience in new product design, developing product lines, sourcing, and manufacturing products for the consumer market. He has been instrumental in the growth of several privately owned firms and has 31 patents to his name.

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    Jian-Ping Zheng
    Director - Chief Consulting Scientist

    Dr. Zheng is a professor at Florida A&M University and Florida State University. His primary fields of research have been in the fabrication and characterization of nano-materials and devices, energy storage and conversion devices, solid-state thin film deposition, photonic and chemical sensors, and nonlinear optics. Dr. Zheng developed the patent-pending MEA technology that the BEI group exclusively licensed from FSU.

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    Wei Zhu, Ph.D.
    Director, R&D

    Dr. Zhu was the post-doc hired by Drs. Wang and Zheng to develop the FSU technology that is at the core of Bing's IP. Dr. Zhu is one of the named individuals on the two underlying FSU patents. He has jointly published over 22 times.


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    Ausley & McMullen
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    Thomas Howell Ferguson

Previous Investors

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    Founders: $610,000
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    Series A tranche 1, $3,046,000 (Angels)