✅ Denis Kouroussis shares his experience of starting Volta Energy and the challenges of running out of money.
✅ He emphasizes the importance of creating immediate customer value to keep the lights on in business.
✅ Denis discusses the development of Atom Power, a semiconductor-based solid-state circuit breaker for EV charging.
✅ Volta Insight is a cloud-based electrical monitoring system that helps diagnose and prevent failures in industrial settings.
✅ Denis advises entrepreneurs to be persistent, chase excellence, and enjoy the journey rather than focusing solely on the end goal.
Episode 112 Summary:
Denis Kouroussis, founder of Volta Energy, shares his entrepreneurial journey in the net zero space. He recounts the challenges faced when starting the company, running out of money, and pivoting into consulting. Denis highlights the importance of creating immediate customer value and discusses the development of Atom Power, a semiconductor-based solid-state circuit breaker for EV charging. He also introduces Volta Insight, a cloud-based electrical monitoring system for industrial settings. Denis advises aspiring entrepreneurs to be persistent, focus on progress rather than immediate success, and find joy in the journey.
Denis Kouroussis from Volta Energy: https://www.voltaenergy.ca/
Chad Kaleky from Cosmic Design: https://www.cosmicdesign.io/
00:00:26 The Pivot
00:02:45 Atom Power
00:05:53 Growing Your Products
00:07:36 Advice to new Entrepreneurs
00:09:40 Contact Denis