After sailing more than 40 thousand nautical kilometers and into 14 countries on Unreasonable at Sea, we ported in Spain for our culminating event. The technology companies who sailed around the world with us had 6 minutes to share the story of their company to hundreds of people packed into an auditorium in Barcelona. This is one of those talks.
The entrepreneur in this video is Pedro Delgado of Agua Inc – Combating The Water Crisis
Company Description in 100 Words or Less
A child dies every 20 seconds for lack of access to potable water.
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Agua Inc is a pioneer company and a global leader in biotechnological production. They offer a natural alternative to conventional wastewater treatments and do so without the use of any chemicals or energy (instead, they use plants). Typical water treatment technologies are based in physicochemical systems that entail very high costs, complex maintenance, and negative environmental impacts. Agua Inc uses plants, no chemicals, no energy, and is saving tens of thousands of lives while turning a handsome profit. Today, Agua Inc has treatment systems installed in over 5 countries, has generated over $4,000,000 USD in revenue in the past 3 years, and is ensuring 300,000 people each day get access to clean drinking water. Visit the company website.
- Generated USD $4,000,000 in revenue in 3 years.
- Installed 100 wastewater treatment systems in 5 countries.
- As an example, in Tacharene (Mali), they provide drinking water to more than 8,000 people, reducing infant mortality by 75% and completely eliminating cholera.