CEO, Sheeba Dawood presented at the Capital Connect pitch competition that was held on March 10th, 2021, at 4:30 PM. It is a signature showcase event, running for over 18 years which provides connections to entrepreneurs seeking capital for their company. At this event, entrepreneurs “compete” with 2-minute, or 6-minute pitches and Minerva Lithium LLC was awarded for 2 minutes pitch category in first place with a cash prize of $ 1500 at this event with about 400 attendees.


Minerva Lithium LLC was selected to pitch under Energy Innovation Spotlights IV: Vehicle Electrification category and was awarded TechConnect innovation award 2021 at TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo. This event connects top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors. The 2021 TechConnect World Innovation event was held in Washington, DC from October 18th-21st which included the annual SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference, AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program - with more than 35 world-class technical symposiums, and the Nanotech Conference Series – the world's largest and longest running nanotechnology event.