There is currently a unique opportunity to harvest over 30 years of solar racing technologies to solve today's pressing transportation needs. With the rapid growth of the electric vehicle market globally, the timing is right now for entrepreneurs applying lean startup methodologies to capitalize on the early adopter market.
Speaker Biography (Barry Nguyen)
Born and bred in Melbourne, Barry is an internationally regarded technology entrepreneur and a physiotherapist by profession. With a childhood passion for fast cars and aircraft, Barry has particular interests in the commercialisation of advanced electric vehicle and connected car technologies. Barry began his entrepreneurial journey at 20 years old as an undergraduate, being disillusioned by the prospects of a physiotherapy career. After graduating, he successfully founded a diverse range of startups notably in multiple industries.
Barry is passionate about bringing to reality technologies which enable freedom and independence in mobility.
Company Profile (EVX Ventures)
Founded in 2013, EVX is an Australian private company commercializing solar electric racing technologies.
EVX is currently working on commercializing the world's first solar survivor sports car, the Immortus, as well as associated proprietary technologies from the concurrent engineering R&D platform notably, the hybrid retrofit kit.
The Immortus has been featured in a considerable amount of renowned media publications including Forbes, BBC, Fox News, Yahoo News, Virgin, Fast Company, Discovery News, GQ Magazine, WIRED, IFlScience, ScienceAlert, Digital Trends, Gizmag, Autoblog, Elite Traveler, Green Car Reports, Inhabitat, The Mirror, Baidu & About.com.