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Aquion, The Advanced Battery Startup Funded By Bill Gates And Kleiner Perkins, Is Bankrupt

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Shortly after receiving an award from the Cleantech Group for North American company of the year (yet another kiss of death), Aquion declared bankruptcy. Aquion raised a total of $190 million in venture capital and debt for its saltwater batteries intended for long-duration storage. Having an impressive list of investors just doesn't translate to market success.