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Alexandre Laybros, co-founder WattAnyWhere, Swisspreneur Podcast
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Timestamps:

3:33 - Range anxiety with electric vehicles

10:40 - Incubating in both Switzerland and France

14:41 - Why award recognition is key

20:42 - Identifying the right launch customers

23:26 - Organizing a demo day

About Alexandre Laybros:

Alexandre Laybros is the co-founder and deputy CEO and CMO at WattAnyWhere, a startup offering off-grid renewable electricity for BEV fast-charging. He holds a masters in Electrical Engineering from ENSEA and previously worked for companies like Thales and Honeywell.

EV owners now require ultra-fast chargers of renewable energy, anywhere, but the deployment is currently slow and costly, mainly due to lengthy studies (up to 2 years), and high cost to connect to the grid. Together with EPFL, Helbio and Elcogen, WattAnyWhere provides a long-term solution with Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-based mobile generators that consume ethanol, are ultra-silent, and deployable anywhere within 1 month.

WattAnyWhere recently successfully closed a pre-seed round and are currently enjoying market traction provided by trusted partners, such as charge point operators and utility companies in Switzerland and France.


Memorable Quotes:

"There is no single solution to the electrification of all our equipment and industries."


If you would like to listen to the previous Energy Startup Day episode, check out our conversation with Deborah Learoyd.

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