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C-Motive Technologies Inc.

C-Motive’s focus is to deliver lighter, more reliable and more efficient electric motors to the products that drive the modern world.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Madison, WI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

C-Motive improves the power and performance of the electric motors that drive the modern world. We have core IP for three groundbreaking motor technologies that 1) extend motor life, 2) improve motor power and performance, and 3) provide an entirely new motor that operates without copper, steel or rare earth magnets and is designed to provide 4x the torque of existing motors in half the weight. This current fund raise focuses on technology #1.


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    President, CEO

    Justin Reed received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UW-Madison's world-renowned power engineering program (WEMPEC). Justin has a strong technical background and is diving head-first into entrepreneurship and business to successfully fund and grow C-Motive.

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    Chief Science Officer

    Prof. Dan Ludois is currently Chief Science Officer at C-Motive Technologies and an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dan obtained his B.S. in Physics from Bradley University in 2006 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from UW - Madison in 2008 and 2011 respectively. Dan has published 16 papers in the area of power conversion and has 3 pending patents.


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    Paul Wrycha, Foley & Lardner
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    Baker Tilly and FinePoint Consulting

Previous Investors

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    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
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    UW Madison Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship