Our founding partners form a strong cleantech innovation network across California and provide dedicated leadership, support, resources, and marketing for Empower Innovation. In return, Empower Innovation offers our founding partners a powerful platform to promote, manage, and build their communities of portfolio startups, entrepreneurs, fellows, investors, and sponsors. Click on a founding partner below to learn more about their organization.

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Affiliate Partners

Empower Innovation’s affiliate partners are a wider group of organizations who share our commitment to clean energy, community development, and environmental justice. Affiliate partners represent the diverse members of a thriving innovation and clean energy ecosystem and help build the Empower Innovation community through active participation and outreach. Click on an affiliate partner below to visit their profile in the Organizations Directory.

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