NextDrop Inc

  • Bangalore, India
  • Big Data, Internet of Things, Water

Over 1B people don't have easy access to water. NextDrop uses data and leverages technology to get people better access to water.

Founded:
2011
Stage:
Early Revenues
Market:
B2B

Startup Video

Featured

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Online Management System To Monitor Water: Catch The Next Drop | The Hindu

Jul 11, 2014

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Q&A With NextDrop Founder, Anu Sridharan | Forbes

Jul 11, 2014

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NextDrop Uses Big Data, Texting to Improve Water Distribution | Huffington Post

Sep 09, 2013


Founded

SMS Water Alerts pilot initiated in Hubli-Dharwad

Jun

2010

Funding

Knight Foundation gives $375K Convertible Note

Sep

2011

New Product Release

Got permission to deploy water alerts across Hubli-Dharwad

Dec

Customer

20K customers across Hubli-Dharwad

May

2012

New Product Release

Water Smart Grid Product pilot launched in Bangalore

Jun

2013

Funding

Chamath Palihapitiya/Social +Capital Partnership invest $375K convertible note

Jun

Customer

50K users on SMS water alerts in Hubli, Dharwad, and Bangalore

Dec

New Product Release

The Water Marketplace is launched

Sep

2014

Customer

Unilever VIM Brand purchases 45K users/6 months in Mysore

Jan

2015

Customer

BWSSB purchases Water Smart Grid: 7 month contract

Aug

Customer

80K users on SMS Water alerts across 4 cities

Oct

Jobs


Team Summary

Anu Sridharan has been featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for her work with NextDrop. Devin put college education on hold to co-found NextDrop. Bindu has over 10 years of IT Experience- ranging from programming to Project Management with top firms such as Accenture. NextDrop is a team of 20 operating out of Bangalore

Team


Product/Service Summary

NextDrop is creating a new market around water knowledge, estimated to be ~$600B/year. The water knowledge market is the intersection between citizens, governments and brands through digitized water information and closed feedback loops, which ultimately solve the world’s water problems.

How are we different?

We're trying to solve water problems in a new way: by leveraging existing infrastructure, technology, and data. Our company is creating, and capturing a new market, and we believe that our company will change the way the world experiences water over the next 100 years.

Product/Service Descriptions