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We are betteries.

Our Mission is to upcycle all electric vehicle batteries into affordable power systems to avert climate change and protect valuable resources. 

As a Profit for Impact Business, our Values not only affect the way how we do business, but they truly support our mission and decision-making processes and how we work as a team.

  • Optimism and Courage
  • Profitability + Impact
  • Creativity + Pragmatism + Passion
  • Integrity + Credibility

To develop the best possible solutions for People and the Planet, betteries unites diverse people, backgrounds and capabilities.

If you want to make an impact and join the team, see our Careers page for all currently open positions.

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Rainer Hönig

Business & Product
Visionary, Founder
ahernandez

Alfonso Hernández

Embedded software
jwinzer

Joscha Winzer

Head of Product
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Holger Cartsburg

Operations Champion
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Ralf Schroeder

Head of IT
Co-Founder
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Brent Velthoen

Chief Architect
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Dan Machen

Battery Expert
Silke_Wagner

Silke Wagner

Logistics Specialist
Team Assistant
Nuria

Núria Gonzalez

Head of Research & Technology
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Carl Hausl

Workshop
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Iroel Torres

High Voltage Electrician
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Annika Hönig

Communications & Business Development
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Carlotta Krone-Danhier

Working Student Biz Dev & PR
Lenny

Lenny Hönig

Head of Workshop
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Deepak Anand

CAD Designer
JoaoC

Joao Ceschin

Development Engineer – Power Electronics

Our Advisors

Martin Baart

Martin Baart

Founder and CEO, ECOLIGO

Solar expert for Developing Countries

Rickert

Dr. Andreas Rickert

Founder and CEO, PHINEO

Thought leader in impact investing and philanthropy

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Liam Black

Founder, Wavelength Connect

Advisor LTG Impact

Supported by

Cohort 417

Third Derivative (D3) is the best-resourced accelerator in clean energy and climate tech.
We are proud to be part of the inaugural 'cohort 417' of this brand new accelerator program by the Rocky Mountain Institute and New Energy Nexus.
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POCITYF 2020

A Horizon2020 EU project delivering Positive Energy Districts (PED) in mixed urban settings and heritage areas.
betteries collaborated with the University of Évora in Portugal to support project POCITYF, that is leading the smart evolution of historical cities.
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Climate-KIC 19/20

Europe’s leading climate innovation initiative, working to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy.
Climate-KIC is Europe’s biggest clean-tech accelerator: betteries was part of the Berlin program from 2019 - 2020, successfully completing all 3 stages: Business Model Development, Customer Traction and Investment Readiness
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MAKE IT MATTER AWARD 2020

Sponsored by EWS Schönau under the umbrella of the Smart Green Startup accelerator.
We are excited to receive the MAKE IT MATTER AWARD 2020 for betteries’ focus to create solutions that involve and empower people to help shape the energy transition.
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