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Featured Startup – Hyliion

Hyliion

Hyliion

Hyliion’s mission is to be the leading provider of electrified powertrain solutions for the commercial transportation industry. Their vision is for a global net-carbon-negative commercial transportation industry is ambitious, real and achievable through our technology. 

 

Hyliion is a 2015 U.S. Early Stage alum and “Diamond” winner.  

 

Since completing the industry-agnostic accelerator, the ambitious startup has scaled astronomically. Forbes wrote about the company in September 2020: “If all goes according to plan, Thomas Healy, 28, will become America’s youngest self-made billionaire next week when shareholders of publicly traded Tortoise Acquisition Group vote September 28 to acquire Hyliion, the Austin-based heavy-duty electric truck company that Healy founded.” 

 

Hyliion has acquired renewable energy companies, joined The World Economic Forum to drive decarbonization of global energy, and continued to develop battery and hybrid technologies.  

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