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Founded Year



Grant - VI | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$100M | 1 yr ago

About Sila

Sila manufactures clean energy. The company offers silicon battery materials to reduce battery footprint. It develops silicone anodes for automotive, consumer electronics, and cell manufacturing. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Alameda, California.

Headquarters Location

2450, Mariner Square Loop

Alameda, California, 94501,

United States



ESPs containing Sila

The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape.

Industrials / Energy Tech

Battery anode developers are companies that specialize in the research, development, and production of materials used in the anode component of batteries. These materials are crucial in the performance and efficiency of batteries, and battery anode developers work to improve their properties and reduce costs. The market is driven by the increasing demand for batteries in various applications, incl…

Sila named as Challenger among 15 other companies, including StoreDot, Nexeon, and 24M Technologies.


Research containing Sila

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Sila in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Sep 8, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Sila

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Sila is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Auto Tech.


Auto Tech

3,516 items

Companies working on automotive technology, which includes vehicle connectivity, autonomous driving technology, and electric vehicle technology. This includes EV manufacturers, autonomous driving developers, and companies supporting the rise of the software-defined vehicles.


Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

1,228 items


Energy Storage

1,238 items

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.


Advanced Materials

1,326 items

Companies in the advanced materials space, including polymers, biomaterials, semiconductor materials, and more

Sila Patents

Sila has filed 109 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • lithium-ion batteries
  • rechargeable batteries
  • energy storage
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Application Date

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Related Topics




Capacitors, Energy storage, Energy conversion, Rechargeable batteries, Quantum field theory


Application Date


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Related Topics

Capacitors, Energy storage, Energy conversion, Rechargeable batteries, Quantum field theory



Sila Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Sila founded?

    Sila was founded in 2011.

  • Where is Sila's headquarters?

    Sila's headquarters is located at 2450, Mariner Square Loop, Alameda.

  • What is Sila's latest funding round?

    Sila's latest funding round is Grant - VI.

  • How much did Sila raise?

    Sila raised a total of $1.031B.

  • Who are the investors of Sila?

    Investors of Sila include U.S. Department of Energy, Bessemer Venture Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, 8VC, CPP Investments and 12 more.

  • Who are Sila's competitors?

    Competitors of Sila include NanoGraf, OneD Battery Sciences, Amprius Technologies, Ecellix, Romeo Power and 7 more.


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