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With the holidays approaching, we at
wanted to take a moment to thank you for your continued support!
2016 was a big year for our urban innovators.
acquired by Ford
and is now expanding to five cities in 2017.
Valor Water Analytics
raised a $1.6M seed round,
Bond Challenge winners
partnership with Starbucks
. Most recently,
absolutely crushed its
Kickstarter fundraising goals
(raising $329K of a $35K goal with over a week still to go – yes, you read that correctly).
Collectively, Tumml's 38 startups have created $190M in enterprise value, created 448 community jobs, and impacted 102 major urban areas. 71% of Tumml's startups have a woman or person of color on the founding team.
Tumml recently completed its Tumml Clean Energy Prize, where we supported
five awesome startups
tackling some of the toughest clean energy challenges in our cities. We hosted a number of community events (a
, etc), and spoke at events/judged pitches everywhere from DC, to Aspen, to Oakland. Tumml and its entrepreneurs have also gotten some great press along the way (in outlets like
The Today Show
Stanford Social Innovation Review
The San Francisco Business Times
The Wall Street Journal
We're wishing you a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year!
Tumml in the news
Chariot To Add 50 Vans, Increase Shuttle Frequency, Add Routes
San Francisco Chronicle
5 Hottest FinTech Startups to Keep Your Eye On in 2017
The Huffington Post
Chariot’s Ali Vahabzadeh Answers Our Questions
Community Impact Newspaper
Boiling Down the Top IoT Startups in the Water Industry
to see more articles on Tumml and its companies!
This is important
TOMS is adopting
new strategies for impact
, such as matching sunglasses purchases with free sight-correction.
Angela Glover Blackwell argues that laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often
end up benefiting all of society
Ecocity World Summit is dedicating their
July 2017 event in Melbourne, Australia
to "Changing Cities: Resilience and Transformations."
supply chain is critical
to turning a cult-status salad joint into a national chain.
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