NextDrop

2009

For-profit

Water

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Region of operation

Andhra Pradesh

Headquarters address

3C, #32 Alsa Glenridge Apartments, Langford Rd. Opposite to St. Joseph's College, Shantinagar Bangalore, Karnataka Country: India Zip: 560027

Target problem

NextDrop is trying resolve this daily problem of families by using basic mobile phones to collect real-time water delivery information from water operators/engineers in the field this information is than distributed to the people who need it via SMS at a nominal cost of Rs.10 per month.

Key product / Service

Water service

Team size

10-50

Number of beneficiaries

100000

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Funding and Operating Model


Funding round

Angel

Total funding raised

$ 450000

Business details

NextDrop is running this service in areas of Hubli city and 2 pilots are running in Bangalore area. Moreover, apart from SMS intimating the people when would the water supply come. The NextDrop system envisaged bunch of available technologies very effectively such as open source softwares, Google maps, mobile text, IVR (voice) along with a low cost SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) that monitor and control water treatment and distribution.The startup is also looking to raise US $600K of funds to support developing NextDrop asset management tools and low cost SCADA, and also to help in scaling the service to the city of Bangalore.

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