Nanotech Energy

Nanotech Energy is a leading manufacturer of graphene and the only producer of non-flammable, graphene-based batteries on the market.

Nanotech Energy is on a mission to bring transformative, graphene-based, energy storage products from the research lab to the mass market.

Nanotech Energy was founded in 2014 by Jack Kavanaugh, Richard Kaner, and Maher El-Kady. The company is headquartered in Chico, California.


Nanotech Energy is enabling a future that realizes the potential of graphene and other technologies to create real-world benefits, from helping develop more cost-efficient, environmentally-friendly personal electronic devices to creating a more efficient way to harness renewable energy.


Nanotech Energy's patented, scalable process and graphene products have the potential to transform the world we live in — paving the way to make the wonders of graphene a reality.


Nanotech Energy's very high surface area, single layer graphene material is already being used in multiple applications, including non-flammable batteries, transparent conducting electrodes, conductive inks, printed electronics, conductive epoxy, antistatic coatings and EMI (electromagnetic interference) shielding.


Nanotech Energy is backed by Fubon Financial Holding Co, and others. The company raised $64M in Series D round on Aug 10, 2021. This brings Nanotech Energy's total funding to $94.9M to date. The new round valued the company at $550M post-money.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $94.9M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $550M as of August 10, 2021
  • City/Town: Chico
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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