green tech media, August 7, 2017 by KATIE FEHRENBACHER
“Everyone is kind of stuck.”
So says Bill Joy, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems and former Kleiner Perkins partner, who thinks the pace of innovation in the battery industry is too slow.
Joy hopes a battery startup that he’s invested in over the years, Ionic Materials, can help speed up progress. “Innovation has stalled because it’s so hard. People need a solid electrolyte to make progress,” said Joy in an interview.