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About QuantumScape

QuantumScape (NYSE: QS) develops lithium metal batteries for electric cars. It transforms energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s batteries are designed to enable energy density, faster charging and safety to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future. It was founded in 2010 and is based in San Jose, California.

Headquarters Location

1730 Technology Drive

San Jose, California, 95110,

United States



ESPs containing QuantumScape

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Industrials / Energy Tech

Battery electrolyte developers are companies that specialize in creating and improving the chemical solutions used in batteries to facilitate the flow of ions between the electrodes. These solutions are critical to the performance, safety, and lifespan of batteries used in various applications, including electric vehicles, consumer electronics, and renewable energy storage systems. The market for …

QuantumScape named as Highflier among 12 other companies, including ProLogium Technology, SES AI, and Murata Manufacturing.


Research containing QuantumScape

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned QuantumScape in 4 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Oct 27, 2021.

Expert Collections containing QuantumScape

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QuantumScape is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Auto Tech.


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Energy Storage

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Companies in the Energy Storage space, including those developing and manufacturing energy storage solutions such as lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and related software for battery management.

QuantumScape Patents

QuantumScape has filed 155 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • rechargeable batteries
  • lithium-ion batteries
  • electrochemistry
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Lithium compounds, Electrochemistry, Lithium-ion batteries, Capacitors, Rechargeable batteries


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Lithium compounds, Electrochemistry, Lithium-ion batteries, Capacitors, Rechargeable batteries



Latest QuantumScape News

Looking Into QuantumScape's Recent Short Interest

Feb 19, 2024

Looking Into QuantumScape's Recent Short Interest February 19, 2024 3:45 PM | 2 min read Loading... Loading... QuantumScape's QS short percent of float has fallen 4.1% since its last report. The company recently reported that it has 55.72 million shares sold short, which is 15.91% of all regular shares that are available for trading. Based on its trading volume, it would take traders 6.56 days to cover their short positions on average. Why Short Interest Matters Short interest is the number of shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. Short selling is when a trader sells shares of a company they do not own, with the hope that the price will fall. Traders make money from short selling if the price of the stock falls and they lose if it rises. Short interest is important to track because it can act as an indicator of market sentiment towards a particular stock. An increase in short interest can signal that investors have become more bearish, while a decrease in short interest can signal they have become more bullish.

QuantumScape Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was QuantumScape founded?

    QuantumScape was founded in 2010.

  • Where is QuantumScape's headquarters?

    QuantumScape's headquarters is located at 1730 Technology Drive, San Jose.

  • What is QuantumScape's latest funding round?

    QuantumScape's latest funding round is Corporate Minority - P2P.

  • How much did QuantumScape raise?

    QuantumScape raised a total of $300M.

  • Who are the investors of QuantumScape?

    Investors of QuantumScape include Volkswagen Group, Kensington Capital Acquisition, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and 5 more.

  • Who are QuantumScape's competitors?

    Competitors of QuantumScape include Johnson Energy Storage, Zeta Energy, Ion Storage Systems, Prieto Battery, Cadenza Innovation and 7 more.


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