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Invest in HEVO

Simple, seamless, safe wireless EV charging and end-to-end software

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$2,126,595

raised from 330 investors
INVESTMENT TERMS
$50M valuation cap Future Equity
LEAD INVESTOR
Angel Investor and Clean Tech Entrepreneur
I have known and worked with CEO Jeremy McCool since HEVO was barely a worm of an idea, and have been impressed almost every step of the way of this company's journey. My military veteran experience tells me HEVO's mission is critical. My MIT Sloan MBA and business experience tell me HEVO's solution is practical and yet magical. My daily driving and charging of various EVs over the past decade ensure me that HEVO's opportunity to be a meaningful leader in the ongoing EV revolution is undeniable. I have invested in this team nearly every round since the beginning, and plan on continuing to add to my position until HEVO stops asking.

Highlights

1
$2M in orders with automakers, fleets, and charging customers around the world
2
Product meets key industry performance, safety, and interoperability standards set by UL and SAE
3
$4M raised in last 12 months via crowdfunding on Republic
4
$1M development agreement with Oak Ridge National Labs and major automaker
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Revenue projected (not guaranteed) to exceed $500M by 2027
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Named 2022 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch by leading auto industry publication

Our Team

Our founder served as an Army Captain in Iraq and came home determined to reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. HEVO is on a mission to achieve that outcome by accelerating EV adoption.

Certified Hardware & Software Wireless Charging Technology, Commercially Available Today


HEVO’s charging platform is designed to support the mass scaling and adoption of electric and autonomous vehicles by creating an exceptional user experience for drivers and fleets. HEVO's wireless charging technology meets the universal safety and performance standards for wireless EV charging developed by UL and the Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE). As a first-mover introducing a commercial-ready wireless EV charging platform featuring seamlessly integrated hardware and software, HEVO is well-positioned to dominate the rapidly expanding EV charging marketplace. This is evidenced by (1) a significant investment from Obsidian Investment Partners; (2) a robust customer and business development pipeline including integration contracts, pilot projects, and multiple RFQs from major auto OEMs and Tier 1 auto suppliers; and (3) HEVO’s selection as the exclusive commercialization partner for DOE-funded wireless charging technologies developed by Oak Ridge National Labs. 

Problem: Plugin EV charging has critical limitations

Competing connectors
Plugin charging lacks a universal protocol, with many charging locations requiring more than three different connector types.

Cord Management
For fleets, consumers, cities, and real estate operators cord management is a major issue: drivers forget to plug in; wires are a tripping hazard and vandalism target; connectors break after frequent use; tangled cords create operational hazards 

Fragmented networks
There is limited interoperability between networks, requiring multiple accounts, apps, keycards, & RFID fobs to access and pay.

Limited scalability
Plug-in charging does not easily scale with forecast global EV adoption, and is not suited for autonomous EVs.

The bottom line:
Plug-in charging is a bottleneck for EV adoption and for the growth of the EV industry

Solution: A wireless EV charging network

HEVO is building the global wireless charging standard for electric vehicles—providing users with a simple charging experience and a complete, integrated EV transportation app.

Exceptional convenience

Designed for scale

Highly cost-efficient

In short, our wireless charging standard will enable us to create a durable, scalable network that supports widespread EV and autonomous vehicle adoption.

Product: A complete hardware and software solution 

HEVO’s core product is a hardware and software solution for electric vehicle charging called Rezonant E8. It’s comprised of four main components:

(1) Power station: wall- or pole-mounted with the option to offer integrated wireless and plugin Level 2 charging (Level 2 charging stations plug into a 240V outlet - like a clothes dryer or oven - and deliver more power to the car to charge it faster)

(2) Vehicle assembly (Wireless Battery Adapter and Wireless Vehicle Pad): can be installed on any EV

(3) Wireless power pad: mounted onto or embedded into the ground

(4) App and cloud platform: synchronizes parking alignment, bill pay, charging analytics, and other key user services

    HEVO's software product for end users also works like a replacement for Maps and Waze, and includes route planning, pricing, reservations, and other travel features. This integrated approach allows us to build our user base and community, acting as a lead generation tool.

    A seamless user experience

    Traction: Significant traction with OEM manufacturers
    and Tier 1 suppliers

    Completed pilots

    The company has completed several pilot projects with leading multinational companies. They have either executed or are finalizing formal agreements with global automakers and Tier I auto industry suppliers—creating a potential path for the Company’s platform to become the industry standard for hundreds of thousands of EVs.

    Manufacturing and shipment of the company’s commercial product commenced in 2021, and management is preparing to scale production beginning in 2022. Company revenue projections exceed $500M by 2026 (projections cannot be guaranteed).

    Technology timeline

    Financial overview

    We believe HEVO is on path for accelerated revenue and EBITDA generation through its unique business model and state-of-the-art products.

    Revenue ($M)

    Future projections, including related to revenues and expenses, cannot be guaranteed.


    Gross Profit ($M)

    Future projections, including related to revenues and expenses, cannot be guaranteed.

    EBITDA ($M)

    Future projections, including related to revenues and expenses, cannot be guaranteed.

    EBITDA-CAPEX ($M)

    Future projections, including related to revenues and expenses, cannot be guaranteed.

    Customers: Addressing an unmet need in the EV charging market 


    The pathway to mass adoption of EVs and the accompanying significant reduction in CO2 emissions is a simple, frictionless EV driver experience.

    Fleets

    Fleets represent a significant near-term opportunity for the company. HEVO is actively engaging with taxi, delivery, public transportation, rental and other fleets for the aftermarket retrofit of vehicle assemblies and deployment of wireless charging stations.

    Certified Partners

    Our certified partners are the installers of EV charging infrastructure for charging networks in the US, EU and Australia. Certified partners purchase EV wireless charging systems from HEVO wholesale, and then sell those systems retail to their customers. Please see the business model section for additional information.

    Automakers

    HEVO is in the RFI/RFP process with multiple global automotive OEMs and Tier 1 automotive suppliers. HEVO's goal is to nurture these relationships and pave the way for HEVO's wireless charging vehicle-side equipment to be factory built into multiple EV makes and models.

    E-Commerce

    Working with dealership networks, HEVO will eventually offer an aftermarket retrofit solution to any EV driver that wants to go wireless.

    Business model: OEM lease and subscription recurring revenue opportunity

    B2B model for fleets and customers

    While EV drivers and fleets are the ultimate end-users of HEVO products, our direct customers are our certified distributors and Automotive OEMs.

    HEVO is partnering with leading OEMs to develop a unique leasing program that will enable EV buyers to lease HEVO equipment directly from the manufacturer with no upfront costs.


    Lease program overview


    Lease program benefits


    "Certified Partner" business model mitigates uncertainty and reduces risks

    Market: Wireless charging market analysis


    $50B EV charging infrastructure opportunity by 2030

    "Representing an estimated $50 billion of cumulative capital investment through 2030. On average, a level 2 charger used in a home costs less than $1000; one used in a workplace or in public can cost between $3000 and $5000. A DCFC starts at about $25,000 and, depending on the power capacity, can rise to more than $200,000 for each unit."

    -"Charging Ahead: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demand" (McKinsey & Company)


    Wireless vehicle charging TAM

    Based on HEVO's involvement in the RFI/RFQ process with multiple OEMs and Tier 1s regarding wireless charging integration, HEVO estimates that more than 2 million EVs will have SAE J2954 approved wireless hardware installed by 2025. HEVO expects the number of EVs with wireless hardware installed to greatly exceed 10 million by 2030, and approach 50 million by 2035.


    Competition: Positioned to become a global leader of wireless EV charging

    HEVO introduced a certified, commercial-ready product and software platform. We began shipping certified units in mid-2021.

    In January 2020, HEVO successfully tested below the required EMI-EMF thresholds set by the then newly established SAE J2954 (global wireless EV charging standard).

    In August 2020, we completed UL 2750 certification, the required global safety certification for any commercializing SAE J2954 technology.

    Commercialization requirements for wireless EV charging

    SAE J2954: International and universal standard for interoperability and safe operation of wireless EV Charging.

    UL 2750: International and universal safety certification for wireless EV charging production, marketing and sales.

    IATF 16949: International certification for automotive quality management systems required to sell and distribute automotive grade equipment.

    ISO 9001: International certification for automotive quality management systems required to sell and distribute automotive grade equipment.

    OCCP: International communications protocol and certification for EV charging infrastructure back office communication standardization.

    ISO 15118: International communications protocol and certification for EV charging infrastructure to grid communication standardization.


    HEVO met the SAE J2954 requirements in January 2020


    UL 2750 safety certification


    Intellectual property protection

    Wireless EV charging presents significant cost advantages to wired systems


    Plug-in vs. wireless cost and efficiency comparison


    Efficiency comparative analysis (grid-to-battery)

    Our Vision: Be the global unifying network for interoperable, ubiquitous EV charging

    By 2023 we aim to:

    • Relocate HQ to >10x size of Brooklyn facilities
    • Launch the Journey app
    • Engage 2-5 auto OEMs and/or Tier 1s on internal projects or tech review for future factory built-in wireless solution
    • Engage in 2-5 fleet projects or tech review for large follow-up orders
    • Secure 2-5 aftermarket distributor agreements for fleet/consumer wireless solutions
    • Recruit up to 15 new personnel for ops, engineering, BD
    • Certify and commercialize 11kW system and pre-certify 25kW and V2G platforms

    Go-to-market strategy

    Applications for HEVO's unique creativity and passion

    • Automation of business models and use cases such as route planning and dynamic charging travel lanes
    • Seamless integration with autonomous vehicles and renewable energy for optimized grid management
    • Increase EV adoption by disabled and senior drivers potentially hindered by heavy cables and cords
    • Opportunistic route charging for buses, taxis and fleets improves air quality and optimizes grid utilization

    $12.4M raised to date

    HEVO has raised $14.2M to date, with approximately $11.8M in dilutive equity capital and $2.4M in grant funding. We've raised capital from numerous notable investors and donors, including Veteran Affairs Award, NYSERDA Award, and the CyCLE Award.


    Funding milestones

    Veteran-founded

    Overview