water utiliites

Inc Magazine Describes How Valor Helps Poor People in Danger of Getting Their Water Shut Off

This is the latest in my series of posts spotlighting underrepresented communities around the world and the entrepreneurs trying to help them. In this installment, I talk to a company tapping into water utility data to stop leaks, and stop people from losing their service.

Although many people work hard to ensure important resources like water are not wasted, there are still times when we lose it without even knowing it. When this happens, it means higher water bills, waste of one of our most valuable resources, and sometimes, customers getting their service shut off.

Urban Innovation Fund recognizes Valor Water Analytics as "Company to Watch" on MSNBC

Urban Innovation Fund recognizes Valor Water Analytics as "Company to Watch" on MSNBC

Clara Brenner and Julie Lein, the co-founders and managing partners of the Urban Innovation Fund, are recipients of NBC's 21st Century Solutions Award.  21st Century Solutions is a grant program that gives money to entrepreneurs who are helping move communities forward.  

They save the best for last and announce portfolio company Valor Water Analytics as a company to watch.