NEWS: WaterSmart Software Announces $7M Series B Funding Round

(via PRWEB) WaterSmart Software, the pioneering customer engagement platform for water utilities, today announced the close of its $7M Series B funding round. One of the nation’s largest family offices led this round, with full participation from existing investors: The Westly Group, Apsara Capital, Physic Ventures, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). Continue reading

NEWS: Silicon Valley’s Water Conservation Conundrum

BY JOHN MARKOFF (via The New York Times)   Menlo Park, Calif. — Silicon Valley has a richly deserved reputation as the world’s engine of technology innovation, with a track record that includes developing integrated circuits, microprocessors, personal computers and smartphones. This is a culture of confidence and bravado. Ask a bunch of tech leaders about their goals, and it’s a good bet that many of them will utter the words, “To change the world.” Continue reading