LAND Closes a Major Investment Milestone with Fenix Equity Partners to Scale US Production

CLEVELAND, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LAND, the electric vehicle manufacturer, has closed their A1 investment round with Fenix Equity Partners. This investment round is allowing LAND to scale US production, bring in top talent in the EV space, expand their IOT platform and manufacturing footprint in Cleveland, Ohio. Scott Colosimo, founder and CEO of LAND, states, “We have been […]

BRITE points to exceptional growth in 2021 Annual Report Empowering more than 50 founders to launch and scale energy tech solutions

Warren, OH – BRITE Energy Innovators today released its 2021 Annual Report, giving a  snapshot of the energy tech incubator’s efforts to spur stronger and more inclusive growth. In 2021, BRITE highlights include working with 51 startup clients to help them raise more than  $28 million in revenue, employing nearly 300 full-time employees and an additional […]


Problem solving civic energy hackathon set for January 29 in Warren WARREN, OH – December 16, 2020 BRITE Energy Innovators today announced its call for participants for BRITEhack 2021, its annual civic energy hackathon focused on addressing energy issues faced by community organizations.  Presented by PNC Bank, the event is looking for teams or individual engineers, designers, developers, […]

Columbus Startup joins Energy Tech Incubator’s Portfolio

Columbus-based NODIS is the newest addition to BRITE’s portfolio of companies.  WARREN, OHIO – September 18, 2020 BRITE Energy Innovators is proud to announce a new addition to its portfolio of companies. Columbus-based NODIS is a leading company in the development of smart glass technologies, windows that electrically control tint, color and infrared, to increase […]

BRITE Energy Innovators Hires VFA Fellow, Cole Simon

WARREN, OHIO – September 3, 2020 BRITE Energy Innovators is expanding its team on the heels of increased demand for services from energy tech startups from Ohio and beyond. To meet this need and accent the expertise of its team, BRITE hired Venture for America Fellow Cole Simon. “Our incubator and professional services teams have […]

Intwine Connect: A Silver Lining in the Cloud

WARREN, OHIO – July 21, 2020  Intwine Connect is hiring two IT tech support roles to work out of their office at BRITE Energy Innovators, on Courthouse Square. BRITE is a nonprofit, energy tech business incubator helping early stage companies grow and expand. Intwine Connect and BRITE are proud to see growth during a difficult time in […]

BRITE Startup Companies Selected for International Accelerator Program

Opportunity will give companies marketing, early product validation. WARREN, OH – July 3, 2020 BRITE Energy Innovators announced today that two of its Portfolio Companies were selected to be part of the Central US division of Cleantech Open, the top early stage accelerator in the nation. This unique opportunity is highly valued for a startup […]

COVID-19 Aid Award will Help Startups Continue Efforts

Wells Fargo awards BRITE $50K to operations, innovator lab, member support  WARREN, OH – May 28, 2020 BRITE Energy Innovators announced today that it is the recipient of a grant from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2). The grant program was created in an effort to provide support to IN2 partner organizations. The result of […]

Opportunity Zone Funding Powers NE Ohio Innovation

BRITE portfolio companies leverage funds to deploy solutions. WARREN, OH – May 8, 2020 BRITE Energy Innovators announced today that two of its portfolio companies are among the first startups in the nation to make use of federally-mandated Opportunity Zone Funding. Warren-based Intwine Connect – a Internet of Things (IoT) hardware and software solutions provider, and Akron’s GeneratorWorks – a […]