Madison, October 7, 2019 — Guest host Joe Pater with Rebate Bus continues his series on rebate possibilities with expert Juan Carlos Blacker by looking at rebates that are specifically designed to help distributors sell lighting.
Online, September 25, 2019 — Guest host Joe Pater with Rebate Bus talks with the Get A Grip On Lighting team and Juan Carlos Blacker about the fact that rebates can be complicated, but the added work makes them worthwhile.
Madison, March 20, 2019 — Rebate Bus is making it easier to access utility rebate and incentive data all in one place by announcing the launch of the “Bus Pass,” an affordable monthly subscription to the Rebate Bus Platform.
Milwaukee, March 14, 2019 — Wisconsin’s state-backed venture capital program, the Badger Fund of Funds, has identified its sixth and seventh fund managers and extended them contingent commitments to launch its final funds, according to a new report filed with the State of Wisconsin.
Madison, November, 2018 — Rebate Bus, launched by co-founders Joe Pater and Mitch Vogel in 2017, has developed a way to make utility rebates easier to navigate. The startup connects light manufacturers and utility companies by providing the utilities with a database that identifies products that qualify for utility rebates.
Madison, November 16, 2018 — Rebate Bus announced today that it raised $500,000 from the Winnebago Seed Fund. According to a release, the funds will be used to grow the staff in Wisconsin and to advance its technology.
September 10, 2018 — In this episode we hopped on the Rebate Bus with Joe Pater and discussed the importance of utility rebates to the lighting industry. We took a wild ride discussing everything rebate related. Like the movie Speed, we must keep the rebate bus going at a certain speed or a bomb in the industry will explode.
May 4, 2018 — Rebate Bus is announcing the release of its full-service solution, Rebate Bus Pro.
Rebate Bus is a technology firm specializing in the collection of measure level rebate data for utility programs across North America. The platform is kept up to date by relationships formed with industry partners and proprietary software developed to automate the collection and maintenance of the data. The data is collected at the line item level and includes all pre and post condition requirements.
St. Louis, March 2, 2018 — The Ameren Accelerator didn’t just help Rebate Bus break into a highly competitive industry — it provided the support, guidance, and resources the company needed to become a mature, sustainable, and profitable venture.
St. Louis, Oct. 28, 2017 — If asked which St. Louis company would spend hundreds of thousands of dollars backing technology entrepreneurs, a 115-year-old electric utility might not be your first guess.
St. Louis, Oct. 26, 2017 —/PRNewswire/ — Entrepreneurs from seven startups who came to St. Louis to participate in the Ameren Accelerator will take part in a demo day today hosted by Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) and its partners to showcase innovative, new energy technologies.
St. Louis, August 2, 2017 —Being a big fish in a small pond is underrated, particularly in the entrepreneurial world. Sure, competing with the likes of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Jeff Bezos for funding in Silicon Valley might sound like fun, but enjoying a little communal support from a small city can go a long way in fostering success. And if you don’t believe me, just ask the seven cleantech startups in the first cohort of St. Louis’ newest startup accelerator.
St. Louis, July 31, 2017 —Here are the seven companies that have been selected to participate in the Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership between the Ameren Corporation, the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators, that assesses, mentors and invests in energy technology startup companies.
St. Louis, July 30, 2017 —US energy provider, Ameren Corporation, has announced the seven companies that have been selected to participate in the Ameren Accelerator, which attracted interest from 200 companies across 23 states and 31 countries. Solutions include a sensor that enables the Internet of Things within the smart grid and a smart plug which offers open source API for developers.
St. Louis, July 27, 2017 — Seven startup companies are taking part in the inaugural Ameren Accelerator program, which began this week in the St. Louis innovation district Cortex. Ameren Corporation CEO and President Warner Baxter said bringing the utility together with startups will spur innovation that will ultimately help customers.
Madison, March 3, 2017 — While the general population may understand the need to be more energy efficient, how many people actually take the necessary steps? The founders of Rebate Bus decided to do something about this issue.