CleanTechnica

FloWater Secures $15 Million to Combat Single-Use Plastic FloWater, a company that sells and produces reusable water bottle refilling stations, has raised $15 million in its first major round of funding. The California-based company is on a mission to combat the prevalence of sugary drinks, single-use plastic, and the toxic byproducts that come from plastic…

Fortune

2019 CRYSTAL BALL Before we get to your 2019 business predictions, I wanted to share with you some news from Fortune. Chatchaval Jiaravanon, the executive chairman of Thailand’s biggest conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group, is officially the new owner of Fortune after buying it for $150 million. The deal closes today. Jiaravanon says he intends to…

Pulse 2.0

FloWater Secures $15 Million To Help Wean Companies Off Plastic Water Bottles FloWater, a Denver-based company eliminating single-use bottle waste from the environment, has raised $15 million in Series B from Bluewater, a sustainable home, commercial, and public water technologies company. “Bluewater’s leadership team have been global visionaries in pioneering new approaches in sustainability and…

The Green Optimistic

FloWater Raises Extra Funding for Water Bottle Refilling Stations FloWater, manufacturers of water bottle refilling stations, just raised the incredible $15 million. Only eight years old, the company has already pleased customers like Google, Airbnb, and even Red Bull. It is insane how something simple like having a sip of water can have such a…

BusinessWire

YPurchasing Group Strikes Deal with FloWater for Water Refill Station Deployment DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YPurchasing (YPG, LLC), a member-owned company that provides innovative business solutions for its YMCA members, and Denver-based FloWater announce an agreement making FloWater the preferred provider of water refill stations nationwide for its 100+ owner-members that operate 2,500+ YMCA community locations.   YPG represents a huge…

BusinessWire

FloWater Secures $15 Million Investment from Bluewater to Accelerate Growth and Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fast-growing FloWater, makers of new-tech water Refill Stations, announces a $15 million Series B investment from Bluewater, a world leader in sustainable home, commercial and public water technologies and solutions.   Incubated in Silicon Valley, FloWater customers include: Google,…

Entrepreneur

The fitness marketplace giant, ClassPass, has acquired its competitor, GuavaPass! This acquisition will further ClassPass’s expansion both domestically and internationally. ClassPass will absorb GuavaPass’s founders along with some team members. This is ClassPass’s second acquisition. LG has come out with a TV that rolls itself up and vanishes from view when you don’t need it. The…

BusinessDen

FloWater has opened the floodgates for another wave of equity funding. The Denver-based startup, which makes water bottle refill stations that also purify the water, has reported $15 million in new capital. The round was led by Bluewater, a Swedish water purification company, according to Rich Razgaitis, FloWater co-founder and CEO. This is the startup’s…

TechCrunch

FloWater, an eight-year-old, Burlingame, Calif.-based company whose reusable water bottle refilling stations produce purified water, has raised $15 million in its first major round of funding. Bluewater, a Swedish company that sells water purifiers, among other things, led the round. FloWater caters to schools, colleges, fitness centers, hotels and offices, and, in the words of…

Business Wire

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With studies showing sales of plastic water bottles at an all-time high, the headlines continue on the devastating effects of plastic pollution. All while studies show that 80% of the U.S. workforce is under hydrated daily. FloWater today announces that it has saved 100-million single-use plastic water bottles from the environment since its launch in…