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Mitra Chem Secures Investment from Alpha Wave Ventures

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event

🏢 Organizations: Mitra Chem, Alpha Wave Ventures

Mitra Future Technologies, Inc. (“Mitra Chem”), a pioneering innovator in North American lithium-ion battery materials, announced an investment from Alpha Wave Ventures as part of the company’s Series B funding round. As part of the investment, Elan Frantz has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Alpha Wave joins other distinguished investors in this round, such as General Motors, Zeon, InQTel, Techmet-Mercuria, and GS Futures.

Alpha Wave joins Mitra Chem amidst several breakthroughs, with Mitra Chem recently announcing its successful synthesis of multi-ton Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) cathode powder samples that meet industry-leading electric vehicle (EV) specifications. Mitra Chem aims to achieve mass production of their iron-rich cathodes by 2026, paving the way for widespread adoption of next-generation, IRA-compliant battery technologies.

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🔋 Mitra Chem Announces First Close of $60 Million Series B Round Led by GM

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🔖 Topics: Funding Event, Partnership

🏢 Organizations: Mitra Chem, General Motors

Mitra Future Technologies Inc. (“Mitra Chem”), a leading innovator in North American production of lithium-ion battery materials, announced the completion of a $40 million first close of $60 million Series B funding round led by GM. The investment will fuel Mitra Chem’s mission to develop, deploy and commercialize U.S.-made iron-based cathode materials in an effort to enable mass-market electrification for electric vehicles, energy storage solutions, and beyond.

As part of the partnership with GM, Mitra Chem will develop iron-based cathode active materials (CAM) like lithium manganese iron phosphate (LMFP) to power affordable and accessible EV batteries compatible with GM’s EV propulsion architecture, the Ultium Platform. GM’s funding will enable Mitra Chem to scale its current R&D and pilot operations to expedite bringing their battery materials to market.

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