CVT Corp Transmission inc.
Description of the company and its technology
Founded in 2001, CVTCORP is an international technology company specializing in Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs). We develop, manufacture and supply CVTs for construction, agricultural and power generation markets.
CVTCORP’s unique toroidal CVT technology optimizes equipment performance and lifespan. The infinite number of ratios provided by the transmission enables the equipment to do more work with less fuel. At the same time, it offers a cost-effective solution for vehicles and equipment outfitted with our innovative products.
Our proven and reliable technology is IP-protected, with 21 families of patents covering the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.
Today, the company has 35 employees, of which 15 are engineers.
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DESCRIPTION OF THE ENTREPRENEUR
Involved in the machinery business for most of his life, Mr. Girard identified the need for innovative, flexible CVTs capable of meeting industry demands. At CVTCORP, he is active in corporate development and fundraising, as well as playing a lead role in transactions with major original equipment manufacturers.
Mr. Girard holds a DEC in Electrical Engineering and is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from ÉTS. He completed the Entrepreneurship Development Program at MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Girard also serves as Director of the ÉTS University Business Incubator.
Contact info of the company
CVTCORP Inc. partnered with Cycle Capital nine years ago. This year, this successful collaboration allowed us to introduce our products to the construction equipment market. Cycle Capital is a pioneer in cleantech investments. Their knowledge, their extensive network and the support of many of their collaborators were key factors. We are proud to be part of the Cycle Capital family.”Daniel Girard, Founder and CEOCVTCORP