Water treatment faces scale-up funding hurdles
A CAUTIOUS INVESTOR COMMUNITY MAY STILL HINDER THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR GLOBAL GROWTH IN THE WATER TREATMENT SPACE, DESPITE THE IMMENSE POTENTIAL FOR IMPROVEMENT AND EFFICIENCY.
Within a large and rapidly growing wastewater treatment industry, technologies that can address and efficiently manage this resource offer a compelling growth prospect.
Ostara is one such company, using its proprietary technology to remove polluting nutrients from waste waters and recycle them into a commercial fertiliser. It has already scaled-up and commercially deployed its technology, with the next step being to partner with water utilities and municipalities for further roll-out.
Aiming to address the financial and operational efficiency, as well as environmental sustainability of wastewater treatment facilities, the company has already received backing from Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm VantagePoint Venture Partners and European investor Frog Capital.
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