Paper Battery Co. signs up a partner and looks to sell its paper thin patches to smartphone manufacturers.  This 5 year old start up in Troy, NY hopes to bring in $3 million in revenue by the end of this year. and $10 million in revenue by the end of 2015.  Commercial production is planned for 2014 in areas such as cloud computing and mobile computing applications, along with wearable electronics and  mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

Paper Battery has one patent  issued last August. The main patent claim (i.e., the enforceable part of a patent) relates to nanoscale tethering between layers of an energy storage electrode. The electrode includes several hairy particles which promotes transport of electrolyte between neighboring particles of the electrode and have high surface area microstructures. Paper Battery head, Shreefal Mehta believes that its ultracapacitor technology could help redefine how smart phones, wireless speakers and Bluetooth devices perform.  It must have something to do with those hairy particles...