Bertzman provided equity investment and bridge loans to financing rounds. (Bertzman Provides Bridge Loan to JIBU)
Jibu has distributed over 333M liters of safe drinking water.
Bertzman is providing a revolving line of credit to support the manufacturing of inventory. (Why we funded Hilico)
Hilico is plans to lauch their product globally in Q1 2023.
BlueConduit’s machine learning platform to predicts where to find lead service lines.
Hit rates greater than 80% have identified over 1.5M service lines serving over 4 million people.
SENTRY, with over 150 worldwide locations, is a robust, real-time water quality monitoring platform that allows wastewater treatment plant operators to detect problem wastewater conditions as they enter the treatment facility.
Bertzman provided a working capital line of credit (LOC) also known as a revolver, that can be drawn down and repaid at any time. (Bertzman Funds Wastewater Tech Provider – SENTRY)
Over 26 million people are protected in the watersheds served by Sentry with monthly cost savings to clients of nearly 3 million dollars.
EnBiorganic provides water treatment-as-a-service (TaaS). It’s microbiology process digests wastewater sludge, controls FOG (fat, oil and grease), breaks down pollutants and solids, and controls odor and corrosion.
Bertzman provided a loan facility to pay for the onsite capital investments as the company grows. (Bertzman Funds Water Treatment Provider – EnBiorganic)
EnBiorganic is field testing their technology for municipal and industrial wastewater, harmful algae bloom (HAB) remediation, and animal agriculture.
StormSensor works with cities and facilities to track how water moves through storm, sewer, and coastal systems. They deploy sensor networks and use real-time data to build maps and insights regarding overflows, backups, and other stormwater and sewer infrastructure issues.
Bertzman provided a working capital line of credit to finance inventory. (BertzmanSV Funds StormSensor)
Stormsensors technology has protected millions reidents located in Boston, Detroit, Norfolk, Memphis and Jersey City.
Zilper pioneered the next generation of trenchless digging that will significantly reduce the cost and traffic disruption of water, sewer and stormwater projects, starting in Latin America.
Bertzman provided project financing that enabled Zilper to secure a large infrastructure project in Bogota, Colombia. (Bertzman Funds Zilper Trenchless)
The water a sewer lines completed with Zilpers equipment impacts up to a million people in greater Bogata.
AquaRealTime provides automated early detection of water-born harmful algae blooms (HABs). Utilizing an IoT Sensor Buoy, the company reports real-time monitoring of water assets in six key parameters every thirty minutes. A computer dashboard displays the early alerts at key action thresholds.
Bertzman Social Ventures provided a revolving line of credit to finance the buildup of equipment inventory. (Bertzman Funds Water Tech Provider - AquaRealTime)
They have helped keep the drinking water safe for 12 million residents in the US.
Sustainable Water Infrastructure Group, (SWIG) designs, builds, finances and operates innovative nutrient removal systems to restore and protect nutrient-impaired waters from nitrogen and phosphorus pollution.
Bertzman provided a short-term working capital line of credit to help with expenses while the company waited for the contract milestone payments to arrive. (Bertzman Funds Water Remediation Provider - SWIG)
Built Fleming Island Regional Wastewater Plant south of Jacksonville, Florida. The 46,000 square-foot system was permitted, built and fully operational within 6 months (during the Covid-19 pandemic) and treats flows greater than 2 million gallons per day (MGD).
Our equity investment in WaterEquity was Bertzman Social Ventures’ very first investment. (Why we funded WaterEquity)
Established in 2014, WaterEquity has invested +200M in SDG 6, reaching 3.3M people through 641K microloans, 97% to women. WaterEquity has invested in 16 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
GARV was established to address the primary issues of vandalism and poor-upkeep associated with the proper functioning of public toilets in India. This is achieved through use of high-grade materials in the toilets and integrating software and sensor-based innovation for monitoring and initiating maintenance.
Bertzman is providing project financing to support the implementation of two Indian government contracts to extend GARV’s solution to high-traffic areas such as train stations. (BertzmanSV Funds GARV Toilets)
GARV has built and is maintaining over 2000 toilets serving over 200,000 people a day.
Sanivation, established in 2011, partners with local governments in Kenya to develop and implement solutions to meet the demand for rapid and locally deployable sanitation services.
Bertzman provided a revolving working capital loan to support the continued growth of the company. (Bertzman Funds Kenya-based Sanivation)
Sanivation has safely managed over 1,500 tons of waste for over 10,000 people, offsetting over 5000 tons of CO2.
Be Girl exists to meet the gap in menstrual products, education, and positive messaging, especially in emerging markets where the need is greatest.
Bertzman funded a working capital line of credit that enabled Be Girl to preorder product to meet the delivery expectations of their customers while maintaining the lowest landed cost. (Bertzman Funds Female Hygiene Provider – Be Girl)
BeGirl has provided over 300,000 PeriodPanties in the hands of girls around the world through government and non-profit partners.