GreenLancer To Supply Solar Energy Support Material To Canadian, a web-based engineering company that designs green energy systems, announced that it has signed a master service agreement with the Toronto-based solar energy company Pure Energies.
Detroit's Wins $50K In Chicago's Clean Energy ChallengeDetroit-based won $50,000 in prizes in last week's Clean Energy Challenge business plan competition and conference in Chicago.
Leaders & Innovators: Michael SharberMICHAEL SHARBER is co-founder and CEO of in Detroit. GreenLancer is a national network of green energy engineering freelancers (greenlancers) that uses a web-based system to design green energy systems. Sharber is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations and serves as the main point of communication between the board of directors, investors, and corporate operations. Prior to starting, he held a sales and marketing position with a prominent global industrial supply distributor where he successfully managed 400 accounts nationwide. Under his leadership, has grown from three to nine full-time team members and moved to a new location in the David Stott building. The company quadrupled the size of its customer base from 2012 to 2013. won the Start-up Alley Challenge at the Solar Power International Conference, was named Emerging Company of the Year by the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, and was a semi-finalist in the 2013 Accelerate Michigan Innovation competition. During 2013, engineered and designed solar systems in 32 states and six countries while more than 200 contractors used its site. The company also completed a second round of investment in November from Bizdom (Detroit), Start Garden (Grand Rapids), Blue Water Angels (Midland), and Northern Michigan Angels (Traverse City) and expects to close on another $500,000 of investment early in 2014. Sharber received his bachelor’s in business administration from Western Michigan University. Read the full profile at
Greenlancer's 2013: Sales, Revenue and Product Gains, Investor Support, and Big Awards2013 was a very good year for, the Detroit-based solar energy engineering company. It grew from three to nine full-time employees and moved out of its loft-style office on Grand Boulevard to the 27th floor of the David Stott building downtown.
Four OU INC Clients Named Semifinalists In Innovation ContestFour OU INC SmartZone affiliates have been named semi-finalists in North America's largest business plan contest, the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. Reports 10X Spike In Customers Since JuneThe concept of, a virtual team of solar engineers to do all the pre-construction work for solar power projects, is winning more than just awards.
Detroit's GreenLancer Wins Top Startup Award At Global Solar, the Detroit-based startup that has assembled a team of solar energy engineering freelancers, won first place in a new competition at last week's Solar Power International show in Chicago.
2013 Solar Power International Conference to Feature, a cloud-based service for solar energy design and permitting, has announced its participation in two major conferences and a spike in customers since launching its "Virtual Engineering Center" in June. Launches 'Assembly Line' For Solar Power, a Detroit-based solar energy technology company, today announced the launch of its comprehensive "Assembly Line" for quicker, more accurate solar engineering project documents.
GreenLancer Closes $500,000 In 'A' Round Initial, a Web-based provider of engineering and services for solar energy projects, last week announced it had secured another $222,500 to complete its A round financing of $500,000. Launches "Virtual Engineering Center" Online, a Detroit-based clean energy technology company, today announced the launch of a proprietary e-commerce platform where contractors can order the engineering documents needed to quickly develop solar energy projects.
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