SOURCE: Energous Corporation

April 24, 2014 16:15 ET

Energous Corporation Added to Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2014) - Energous Corporation ("Energous" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: WATT), a developer of a disruptive wire-free charging technology, announced that it has been added to the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index (the "Wilshire 5000") effective April 18, 2014.

The Wilshire 5000 is a market cap-weighted index that is widely considered the best way to track the U.S. equities market and estimate market value changes. The Company's inclusion in the Wilshire 5000 was done in conjunction with monthly additions and deletions to the index.

"We are excited to be added to the Wilshire 5000 index. Our inclusion with recent high profile technology IPOs will only enhance our visibility with investors," explained Stephen R. Rizzone, President and CEO of Enormous.

About Energous Corporation

Energous Corporation is developing WattUp™, a 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 wire-free charging systems in that it delivers meaningful, useable power, at a distance, while allowing users to roam while charging. The result is a true wire-free experience that saves users from having to remember to plug in their devices or place them on a mat. Energous will initially license WattUp to the mobile accessory and wearable markets, with an eye toward expanding to other markets over time. For more information, please visit www.energous.com.

Power + Distance + Mobility = WattUp™ from Energous Corporation

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