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  • BP invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy. Link
  • Water monitoring startup ConnectedYard secures $7M in Series A funding. Link
  • Waste sorting technology provider 3Wayste receives $6.38M in financing from Energipole. Link
  • WaterSuite, a cloud-based water intelligence software provider, raises $3M from 32 Laight Street Partners. Link
  • Forward Waste Management raises $2.53M in financing from Santander Corporate & Commercial. Link
  • Green Box Recycling receives $2.28M in debt funding from HSBC. Link
  • Waste Systems, a provider of waste separation and sorting machines, raises $1.28M from Kernel Capital. Link
  • i3 Membrane raises 7-digit Euro funding to further develop and launch new filters and separation technologies. Link
  • iXiandou, an online platform for collection of recyclable materials, raises an undisclosed amount in Series A funding led by Tendence Capital. Link
  • Xylem acquires smart water analytics company Visenti. Link
  • Hitachi acquires membrane-based desalination technology company Osmoflo. Link
  • Smart watering company Blossom gets acquired by Scotts Miracle-Gro. Link
  • U.S. Water Services, a subsidiary of ALLETE, acquires Water & Energy Systems Technology (WEST) Inc. Link
  • Biwater wins $1.2B contract to deliver water and wastewater treatment solutions in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Link


BioEnergySP (null, 2016, Albany) – Developer of patent-pending Electroactive Attached Growth modules for industrial wastewater treatment.


Waste Management – Integrated
Sepur (1965, Plaisir, $158M) – Offers integrated waste management services including collection, transportation and processing. Backed by Fondations Capital.

Waste Management – Collection – On-demand Collection
Rubicon Global (2008, Atlanta, $107M) – On-demand waste collection and management service. Backed by Goldman Sachs, Claritas Capital, Nima Capital, Tudor Funds, Wellington Management and others.

Waste Management – Treatment – Processing – Waste-to-energy
Stormfisher (2006, London, $350M) – Builds, owns and operates facilities which use food waste, industrial and agricultural waste and convert them into clean energy like Biogas. Backed by Denham Capital.

Waste Management – Treatment – Processing – Composting
Beijing Goldenway Bio-Tech (2001, Beijing, $12M) – Develops compost and organic fertilizers from solid waste. Backed by Tsing Capital.

Waste Management – Treatment – Recycling
HYLA Mobile (2009, Farmers, $140M) – Collects, processes, recycles and redistributes used mobile phones which are used to produce new devices. Backed by Silver Lake, SJF Ventures, KPCB, RRE Ventures and others.

Waste Management – Enablers – Software
AMCS (2003, Limerick, $103M) – Offers end-to-end ERP solution for recycling and waste management industry. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, Highland Capital Partners Europe, Investec and others.

Waste Management – Enablers – Hardware
Enevo (2010, Espoo, $27M) – Smart sensor network and devices for waste container monitoring. Backed by Finnish Industry Investment, Draper Associates, Lifeline Ventures, Foxconn and others.

Water & Wastewater Management – Treatment – Municipal Wastewater
Darco Water (1999, Singapore, IPO) – Develops wastewater treatment systems for municipal applications. Went Public in 2002.

Water & Wastewater Management – Treatment – Industrial Wastewater
H2O Midstream (2015, Houston, $100M) – Offers solutions for wastewater treatment in the Oil & Gas industry. Backed by EIV Capital.

Water & Wastewater Management – Drinking Water
Waterhealth (1995, Irvine, $93M) – Installs and operate drinking water treatment facilities and supplies drinking water. Backed by IFC, Tata Capital, Acumen, Coca-Cola, Vital Capital Fund and others.

Water & Wastewater Management – Testing & Measurement
RedZone (1987, Pittsburgh, $52M) – Develops inspection technology and systems for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants. Backed by Innovation Works, ABS Capital Partners, Four Winds Capital and others.

Water & Wastewater Management – Smart Water Management
HydroPoint (2002, Petaluma, $68M) – Develops smart water management solutions for landscape irrigation applications for residential and large-scale applications. Backed by Monitor Ventures, RockPort Capital, Firelake Capital and others.

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