Shark Tank Profile: Lionano

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Lionano – Shark Tank Pitch


Comments from Lionano:

Who is on the executive team and how many other students are on the whole team?

Executive Team:

Siyu Huang 
Alex Yu 

What is the business?

Lionano is a manufacturing company selling an alternative material to be used in lithium-ion batteries that will increase capacity 3X, prolong battery durability 4X, reduce charging time by 1/3, and reduce costs by 20%. 

Why is it valuable or interesting?

The uniqueness and substantial upgrades over current materials give Lionano a great value in today’s mobile culture.

Shark Tank 2014



TuneTap, Feifan Zhou BS CS ’16
Saund, Kelsey Kruse BS ECE ’16
Lionano, Siyu Huang PhD ’12 MBA ’14, and Alex Yu PhD ’14
Daapr, Aaron Schifrin BS Gov ’14
Yorango, Adam Kirsch BS ILR ’15
inFav, David Na MBA ’15, and Howard Zheng MBA ’15

VC Judges:

John Lee, Assoc., Osage University Partners
Paul Cianciolo, VP , FirstMark Capital
Morgan Beller, Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

What: Cornell student startups pitch VCs for a chance at $1,500 in cash prizes.

When: February 4, 5-6pm

Where: Duffield Hall, Cornell University

Facebook: Shark Tank 2014