The Energy Excelerator selected 17 startups from a pool of high quality applicants to transform Hawaiiâ€™s energy system. Fifty percent of the new portfolio startups has principal team members with previous exits.
â€œWe are excited to work with a new cohort of startups with a ton of experience in running successful companies,â€ says Dawn Lippert, Director of the Energy Excelerator. â€œThese are really smart people that have vetted technologies and are eager to partner with our local businesses to help solve some of our most difficult energy challenges.â€
The Energy Exceleratorâ€™s goal is to strategically address Hawaiiâ€™s energy challenges across many different sectors. The 2015 cohort consists of startups with innovative solutions for the Stateâ€™s energy, transportation, water, and agriculture industries.Read more