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Volta Industries

Volta builds and installs sponsored free EV charging stations at premium locations nationwide.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location San Francisco, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 25
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
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Company Summary

Volta is building a premium advertising network using Electric Vehicle charging stations as the creative medium. We install our 7' EV kiosks at trophy retail centers to provide 1-3 hour convenience charges. We earn revenue through advertising on the station's large, back-lit faces. Free to the retail owner to install and operate & free for the consumer to use, we are a disrupting the EV charging business and building a new OOH advertising medium.


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    Scott Mercer
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Scott is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for cars and technology that literally changes the world. With a degree from Cal Poly, Scott shares Elon Musk's vision for solving many environmental problems through expanded electric vehicle adoption. Scott designed Volta to build a profitable, sustainable EV charging network—independent of government grants or policy.

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    Chris Wendel

Previous Investors

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    The Ulupono Initiative
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    Blue Startups