Becoming BRITE

brite lab with blue containers

The Power of a Name I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, nearly a year to be exact. It took a day like today to do so, where I’m nearing two years with BRITE Energy Innovators and am taking a Saturday to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and where we’re going. I joined […]

Setting the Stage for Energy Tech in Ohio: Ohio Next Energy Summit

On October 14, BRITE partnered with 614Startups to host the inaugural Ohio Next Energy Summit, a virtual event designed to showcase regional energy innovation and catalyze connections. We learned a lot from our first virtual event, and had a great time connecting with a wide range of stakeholders in Ohio and beyond.  Last September, BRITE hosted […]

Being BRITE: A Reflection After One Year

It was one year ago today that we held the inaugural Energy Storage Building Efficiency conference – or ESBE, as we fondly call it. It was somewhat of a coming-of-age for what was then called Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center. It was a chance to assemble the network we were assembling while bringing together the […]

BRITE Future: Looking Ahead

2019 was a milestone year for BRITE Energy Innovators. According to our annual report, BRITE – through its portfolio companies – created 192 jobs, generated $21 million in revenue and attracted $78 million in investment. Organizationally, BRITE added staff, doubled the number of energy-tech portfolio companies served and increased media engagement five-fold. Some other highlights […]

BRITE Experiences Unprecedented Growth in 2019

2019 was a big year for BRITE Energy Innovators and 2020 serves to be even more transformative! Following a successful rebrand launched at the inaugural Energy Storage Building Efficiency (ESBE) Conference in September, we gained massive press for a variety of exciting new developments in the Northeast Ohio Energy Storage Cluster. We plan to continue […]

Takeaways from TBEIC at JumpStart’s Startup Scaleup 2019

About JumpStart & Startup Scaleup JumpStart is a nonprofit organization based in Cleveland, Ohio made up of diverse entrepreneurs, investors and business experts who believe entrepreneurs can transform lives and communities through innovation. Their annual event Startup Scaleup, also known as SUSU, celebrates the growth of Northeast Ohio’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and showcases the array of local resources […]