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Jonathan Cedar

CEO and Co-Founder at BioLite

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Employees 51–100
Headquarters Brooklyn, New York, United States
Energy improves health, combats climate change, enables communication and education, generates income, and establishes empowerment in everyone. However, nearly half the planet lacks clean, affordable household energy, forcing many families to cook meals on smoky open fires. The use of these stoves causes 4 million deaths -- more than HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria combined -- every year from the inhalation of toxic fumes. Creating access to energy for a growing population has become one of the biggest opportunities of our time. BioLite develops breakthrough energy technologies and delivers them through a market-based approach, empowering people to power themselves. Their team has grown from two founders to over 60 BioLiters across the U.S., Uganda, Kenya, and India. They have expanded their energy ecosystem from one stove to over 20 products across cooking, charging, and lighting, and they serve both emerging and developed markets with their technology.

Currently Operating in 36 Regions

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