Herbert Dwyer

Empower Equity announces $2 Billion in Funding to Provide Critical Equipment Capital during COVID-19

Empower Equity announces $2 Billion in Funding to Provide Critical Equipment Capital during COVID-19 The funding will enable companies, nonprofits, and municipalities to replace outdated HVACR, energy systems, heat/air conditioning, lighting and other critical equipment and infrastructure. ITHACA, NY – April 14, 2020 – Empower Equity (EMPEQ), a service-disabled veteran-led fintech company focused on delivering equipment …

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Upstate New York Startup Is Awarded $500,000 for Novel Business Model to Provide Clean and Efficient Energy Solutions

Upstate New York Startup Is Awarded $500,000 for Novel Business Model to Provide Clean and Efficient Energy Solutions July 18, 2019, New York, NY – EMPEQ, Inc. (https://empeq.co), an energy-efficiency fin-tech company, has been awarded $500,000 by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (www.nyserda.ny.gov), for EMPEQ’s novel business model which proliferates …

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Veteran-Led Startup, EMPEQ, Is Awarded $100K Through NYSERDA’s Exclusive Ignition Grant to Provide Seed Capital

Veteran-Led Startup, EMPEQ, Is Awarded $100K Through NYSERDA’s Exclusive Ignition Grant to Provide Seed Capital EMPEQ was awarded the Ignition Grant through eligibility as a “Client Company” in NYSERDA-Sponsored Clean-Energy Incubators. June 20, 2019, New York, NY – EMPEQ, Inc. (https://empeq.co), an energy-efficiency fin-tech company,  has been awarded $100,000 by the New York State Energy …

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What’s going on with the Small and Midsize commercial energy efficiency market, anyway?

What’s going on with the Small and Midsize commercial energy efficiency market, anyway? Even though technologies are well-established and value propositions are compelling, the adoption rate of commercial energy efficiency remains low. As shown on in the figure to the left, the vast majority of US buildings built before 2008 still utilize the same energy …

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The State of Upstate New York: The Reports of Its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

The State of Upstate New York: The Reports of Its Death are Greatly Exaggerated Even in blizzard-like conditions, it’s always good to be home in Buffalo. Last Wednesday, I was one of about 30 intrepid souls that braved the wind, cold, and snow to attend Upstate Capital Association’s “State of Upstate” event last Wednesday. The …

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Veteran-Led Upstate NY Startup, EMPEQ, Is Selected to Join the Founder Institute’s Exclusive Veteran Founder Lab Program

Veteran-Led Upstate NY Startup, EMPEQ, Is Selected to Join the Founder Institute’s Exclusive Veteran Founder Lab Program EMPEQ joins the largest entrepreneur network in the world for veteran-led startups January 31, 2019, Palo Alto, CA and Ithaca, NY – The Founder Institute (http://fi.co), the world’s premier pre-seed startup accelerator, and EMPEQ (https://empeq.co/), an Upstate New …

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EMPEQ Named a Finalist in 76West Clean Energy Competition

EMPEQ Named a Finalist in 76West Clean Energy Competition EMPEQ joins the largest entrepreneur network in the world for veteran-led startups Ithaca, NY, July 2, 2018 – Empower Equity, Inc. (EMPEQ), an energy efficiency project investment and asset management company, has been selected as one of 20 finalists in the 2018 76West Clean Energy Competition. …

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