SorbiForce Secures $340K from 537 Investors Across 38 Countries in Successful Republic Crowdfunding Campaign

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SorbiForce, a leading innovator in sustainable battery technology based in Arizona, has announced the successful closure of its crowdfunding campaign on Republic, raising an impressive $340,000 from 537 investors across 38 countries. This achievement marks a significant milestone for the company, reinforcing its commitment to revolutionizing the energy storage sector. “We are thrilled by the […]

BRITE Advances Mission with $150,000 Award to Ignite Energy Innovation

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BRITE is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded the EPIC Round 3 Phase 1 prize, funded by the Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions. This $150,000 award is a significant boost for BRITE’s initiative to bridge the gap between university innovation projects and the competitive startup space. With this funding, BRITE is […]

BRITE Announces Six Board Members and Names New Board Leadership  

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New members will support BRITE’s continued growth as the leading clean energy ecosystem across Ohio with regional, national, and global connections.   WARREN, OH – BRITE Energy Innovators (BRITE) is pleased to announce the appointment of six new members to its Board of Directors, along with newly appointed Board Leadership to guide the next phase of […]

Equitable Transit, The Last Mile and What It Means For Cleveland

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Cleveland Based Arts Collaborative, GREYT CULTURE, to Host +TechTalk on Equitable Transit With Greater Cleveland RTA, Sway Mobility and Share Mobility on Downtown Lakefront, July 21st, 2023. CLEVELAND, OH — July 19, 2023 A technology discussion on “Equitable Transit and The Last Mile” will take place during GREYT CULTURE’s special edition Golden Hour Concert Series […]

State Unveils EV Workforce Strategy in ‘Voltage Valley’

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CANFIELD, Ohio – The state of Ohio selected the heart of the “Voltage Valley” to unveil what it says is a comprehensive strategy to build the electrical vehicle workforce of tomorrow. “The research identified Northeast Ohio as the most critical place where the most critical needs existed to build an EV workforce strategy,” Lt. Gov. […]

BRITE Member Participating in Hannover Messe Trade Show

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Company in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Supply Chain Selected for One of World’s Largest Industry Trade Fairs MemPro USA, Ltd., a valuable metals manufacturing processor, was selected to attend the Hannover Messe Trade Show in Hanover, Germany from April 17-21, 2023. The world’s largest trade show, attendance at the Hannover Messe helps American companies showcase innovative […]

BRITE Energy Innovators announces the appointment of four new board members

Warren, OH – BRITE Energy Innovators is pleased to announce the appointment of fournew board members, amid significant growth for BRITE and the startup companies wepartner with to provide positive change for our Valley beyond. “We couldn’t be happier to have the guidance of these hard-working members on ourteam,” said Rick Stockburger, President and CEO […]

Huntington Donates $10K to BRITE Energy to Support Startups

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Huntington Bank has generously donated $10,000 to BRITE Energy Innovators to support startups through its mentorship program. BRITE provides individualized one-on-one guidance from industry experts to assist new energy technology companies. “We see a steady increase in inquiries for our services,” said Jing Lyon, BRITE’s Entrepreneur Programs Director. “To meet demand, collaborators such as Huntington […]



MANUFACTURING INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY & JOB CENTER WILL HELP CREATE 30,000 JOBS AND BOOST REGIONAL ECONOMY BY $40B BY 2032 CLEVELAND—OCTOBER 27, 2022—Today, in a fitting way to end manufacturing month, nonprofit  MAGNET (The Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network) opened a new manufacturing hub to  connect people to training and jobs, increase manufacturing innovation, and transform […]

BRITE adds to growing team; expands entrepreneur programs

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Warren, OH – BRITE Energy Innovators has welcomed several new professionals to Ohio’s only energy incubator, located in Warren.   Britt Corsi has been named Project Manager at BRITE.  As BRITE’S Project Manager Britt spearheads the next phase of growth for our entrepreneur programs and member engagement. Britt brings a Midas touch and 10 years of […]