Energous Opens New Southern California Office

Leading Wireless Charging Company Expands Into Orange County to Increase Its Engineering Workforce

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/15 -- Energous Corporation ("Energous" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp™, a disruptive wire-free charging technology for mobile electronic devices that provides power at a distance of up to 15 feet under full software control, today announced the opening of a new office space in Costa Mesa, California.

This central Southern California location is known for its engineering talent and excellent universities, making it an ideal place for Energous to augment its core San Francisco Bay Area engineering team with additional industry-leading talent residing in southern Los Angeles, Orange County and northern San Diego Counties.

"While it is crucial for us to maintain a strong presence in the Silicon Valley, we also recognize the need to widen our footprint to enable us to further recruit top-level engineering talent," said Stephen R. Rizzone, President and CEO of Energous. "We are excited to announce the opening of this new office as it allows us to bolster our team with extraordinary engineers who share our passion to completely change the paradigm for how people charge their mobile devices."

About Energous Corporation
Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT) is developing WattUp, an award-winning wire-free charging technology that will transform the way people charge and power their electronic devices at home, in the office, in the car and beyond. WattUp is a revolutionary, patent and trademark-pending solution that delivers intelligent, scalable power via the same radio bands as a Wi-Fi router. WattUp differs from current wireless charging systems in that it will deliver meaningful, usable power, at a distance, to multiple devices, resulting in a wire-free experience that saves users from having to remember to plug in their devices or place them on a mat. For more information, please visit Energous.com, or follow Energous on Twitter and Facebook.

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Gillian Roberts
Senior Account Executive
Direct: +1-650-762-2860
Email: edelman@energous.com

Source: Energous Corporation