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InnovationForce Wins Start 2023 Pitch Competition

August 31, 2023. RALEIGH, NC and SAN ANTONIO, TX. InnovationForce, whose AI-enabled SaaS platform InnovationWorks™ accelerates the process of innovating by measuring performance and team collaboration, today announced it won the prestigious competition in San Antonio, TX. Zpryme’s Start is a pitch competition where innovative technologies are proposed to key decision-makers and experts in the fields of energy, transportation, mobility, decarbonization, resilience, grid transformation, and/or energy storage solutions and more, in order to create touchpoints for the partnerships that will define the modern grid.

“InnovationForce is truly honored to win Start 2023 and would like to thank the judges, the sponsors and all the startups who participated. This audience understands the sense of urgency utilities face when it comes to accelerating innovation to meet decarbonization targets and the need for our InnovationWorks platform which we demonstrated in our pitch,” said Kim Getgen, Founder and CEO of InnovationForce. “Participating in START has already led to conversations with new prospective customers and investors which will accelerate our next stage of growth. We are very appreciative to the organizers at Zpryme for taking the time and effort to highlight energy-focused startups each year and create these valuable connections.”

InnovationForce offers the world’s first AI-enabled Software-as-a-Service platform built by utility innovation leaders for utilities that accelerates and scales the process of innovating from the C-Suite to frontline employees. Deployed as an “app” in Microsoft Teams, InnovationForce is a workforce automation tool that helps utilities drive more capital projects into production faster and more affordably.

Learn more about InnovationForce's InnovationWorks(TM) platform by scheduling a demo to learn more.

About InnovationForce

InnovationForce™ is simplifying the often complicated innovation process with a revolutionary technology platform that helps enterprises innovate faster while reducing the number of hours per person. Through the use of our patent-pending Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology platform, innovator ecosystems can leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to innovate faster by bringing in the right people at the right time to scale innovation rapidly. With this data, innovation workflows can be measured through dashboards that optimize team performance. Our mission is to automate the innovation process for industries solving the world's most complex energy, defense, and logistics problems. InnovationForce was named a “Most Innovative Company of 2023” by Fast Company; learn more at


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