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About Better Place

Better Place is building a a network for charging electric cars powered by renewable energy. Better Place aims to enable markets to switch to a sustainable transportation model, reducing oil dependency and greenhouse gas emissions while fueling the green economy. With initial venture funding of $200 million, Better Place began deployment in Israel in 2008 and according to the company plans similar network deployments in Denmark, Australia, California, Hawaii, and Ontario, Canada. With the network in place, Better Place buys batteries and clean electricity and sells miles/kilometers with the goal of providing drivers a convenient, affordable, and sustainable alternative for mobility.In May 2013, Better Place filed for bankruptcy. The company was later acquired by an investment group called Sunrise for $12 million.

Better Place Headquarter Location

1070 Arastradero Road

Palo Alto, California, 94304,

United States


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Auto & Mobility Tech

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Companies developing battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) as well as companies working on improvements to battery design, building out charging infrastructure, and launching EV sharing services to help accelerate adoption.

Better Place Patents

Better Place has filed 12 patents.

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Electric vehicle battery manufacturers, Forklift truck manufacturers, Battery electric vehicle manufacturers, Battery electric cars, Automotive technologies


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Electric vehicle battery manufacturers, Forklift truck manufacturers, Battery electric vehicle manufacturers, Battery electric cars, Automotive technologies



Latest Better Place News

Silicon Labs Stock is Falling to a Better Place

May 20, 2022

Fabless integrated circuit (IC) semiconductor company Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) stock is attempting to rebound after losing more than (-30%) on the year with the benchmark Nasdaq index.

  • Where is Better Place's headquarters?

    Better Place's headquarters is located at 1070 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto.

  • What is Better Place's latest funding round?

    Better Place's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Better Place raise?

    Better Place raised a total of $675.26M.

  • Who are the investors of Better Place?

    Investors of Better Place include Gnrgy, HSBC, Kodiak Venture Partners, European Investment Bank, VantagePoint Capital Partners and 14 more.

  • Who are Better Place's competitors?

    Competitors of Better Place include Fulcrum BioEnergy, Chargepoint, Renew Financial, OpenHydro, Propel Fuels and 10 more.

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