Yonkers, New York 7/17/2018 — For many years my favorite duty has been writing the annual Shareholder’s letter. In prior years such letters were glossier and my hand was freer. The regulatory landscape has changed, making that practice more difficult, but I still enjoy updating our Shareholder’s on our progress.
YONKERS, N.Y., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alpha-Encorp and Cornell University have entered into a cooperative agreement to conduct sponsored research at the Baker Laboratory, under the direction of Héctor D. Abruña. Professor Abruña is a renowned electrochemist and member of the National Academy of Sciences. His research group focuses on the development of new materials using a wide variety of characterization techniques of great relevance to battery research. Cornell’s agreement is for conducting essential analysis related to quantifying capacity and ion transport for the process of lithium thin film production patented by alpha-Encorp. It is anticipated that the collaboration will take advantage of the hi-tech facilities available at Cornell, especially the ability to study thin films of lithium “in operando”, meaning – making movies, at the microscopic scale, of lithium film growth, as it happens in real time.
Yonkers, New York 6/18/2018 alpha-En today announced that all closing conditions of the $1 million equity financing that was previously disclosed in its most recent Form 10-Q have been met and the financing is now completed. A Form 8-K was filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission describing further details of this transaction as well as certain other corporate developments and is available at www.sec.gov as well as on our web site www.alpha-encorp.com.
Yonkers, New York 6/19/2018 alpha-Encorp announced today that Sam Pitroda was elected to Chairman of the Board. He will take on these additional duties while continuing to serve in his current role as the CEO.
Page Feldman was also elected to the Board, she is known predominantly for her decade of work as the producer of Donald J. Trump’s show “The Apprentice”. She is joined by Vinder Sokhi, a technology entrepreneur, money manager and long term investor in alpha-Encorp. Their detailed Bio’s can be reviewed in the 8-K that was filed today.
Jerome I. Feldman, Executive Chairman commented: “As we continue to grow our Board we are thrilled to be able to attract talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and successful track records. It is important to add fresh ideas and visions to our Board so that we are prepared to face new challenges with creative solutions. I look very much forward to working with the expanded Board in my role as Executive Chairman.”
alpha-En Corporation, an innovative technology company that has developed a patent pending process to produce highly pure lithium metal and associated next-generation batteries, named renowned technology entrepreneur, inventor and policy maker Sam Pitroda CEO. Sam Pitroda has spent most of his career in global information and communications technology businesses. He is credited with having laid the foundation for India’s telecommunications and technology revolution and is the founder of six technology companies. He served as adviser to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation and as a Cabinet Minister under Rajiv Gandhi. He was also the chairman of the National Innovation Council.
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