The BioLite HomeStove, designed for the 3 billion people worldwide who cook on smoky, open fires, provides LPG-like cooking performance while serving as an affordable source of electricity to charge life changing devices such as mobile phones and LED lights. We look forward to hearing Jonathan Cedar (Dartmouth '03), co-founder of Biolite Stoves (http://www.biolitestove.com/) speak about his invention, his founding story, and visions of a future where camp stoves can transform lives.
A recent feature on Biolite in BBC News:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24116000 About Jonathan CedarJonathan Cedar is CEO and co-founder of BioLite, a social enterprise that develops and manufactures clean, affordable energy systems for off-grid communities around the world. The company’s first products are clean-burning wood stoves which reduce toxic smoke emissions by 90% while generating electricity to charge cell phones and LED lights. Before starting BioLite, Jonathan was a Senior Design Engineer at Smart Design, a New York based product development consultancy, where he led teams that created consumer durable products ranging from housewares to biomedical devices.
15.00 Jonathan Ceder and the BioLite Stove 15.00