The Lightning Pitch: FluxChargers, for charging on the go

By Tim Hinchliffe March 27, 2017

Company: Flux Chargers

Headquarters: Los Angeles, California

Founding Team: Bolivian-born mastermind and CEO, Alejandro Rioja and mathematician and chief product designer Miles Anthony.

Why we like it: Everyone has a mobile phone. Well technically only six billion people have access to one, but according to the UN that’s globally more accessible than a toilet.

With all these phones floating around in our tech savvy population, there’s a huge marketplace for accessories -phone cases, case decorations, headsets, screen protectors, adaptors, tracker tags, you get the point. But the most important one we’re missing is a mobile phone battery packs. There’s no point in having a phone if just when you need it, you can’t turn it on.

Flux Chargers is a sleek power bank with built-in cords to charge any iPhone or Android phone. The basic Flux Charger can give your phone 1-2 full chargers with its 4000mAH and can power up an iPhone from 0 to 100% in just about an hour.

While this is the most useful accessory you can have, it can also be one of the bulkiest. You really will look like a geek if you have cords protruding from your bag and a bulging pocket with gadgets falling out. With the Flux Charger you can easily sit it behind your phone and slide it into your pocket or purse.

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Everyday technology doesn’t stop with just a mobile phone. The Flux Portable Charger has a smart current regulator that can detect whether your device is a phone, tablet or gadget so it can deliver the right amount of current to charge it efficiently. And just a heads up, you can also buy a USB-A to USB-C adapter to charge laptops or other USB-C type phones.

Six million people with access to a mobile phone is a lot of people. If we eliminate China from our global population count, that’s pretty much everyone left in the world. Flux Chargers today is sold in 80 countries reaching a large portion of these people. So with so many countries selling Flux Chargers it’s definitely doing a good job.