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07: Turning the Tide on Water Tech: Christine Boyle, Valor Water and Burnt Island Ventures
Episode 714th June 2023 • Climate Avengers • Elena Foukes
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On Today's Episode:

Christine Boyle, Partner at Burnt Island Ventures

Founder and CEO of Valor Water, a venture backed water tech/data company that exited after 5 years to a big corporate. 

We discuss:

  • Hacking procurement timelines were part of the entrepreneurial journey
  • Water is more than utilities, ag, data centers, 
  • Become an insider in the sector, conference circuit and joining groups/orgs/committtees
  • Raising capital in the utility space
  • What it’s like to get acquired
  • Imagine H2O -
  • Don’t be a jerk  - even when you’re stressed or anxious
  • Life in China
  • Dam removal & water use for the Klamath River
  • What Burnt Island Ventures is looking for in potential portfolio companies
  • 2 consumer water technologies that you can get NOW:
  • Spout - Getting water from air on your countertop -
  • Beagle - Water security and plumbing -

Join us to learn more about exiting the world of water tech.

The Climate Avengers is a Resource Labs Podcast Network production.

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