Posts Tagged: start-up

Wellntel Sponsors – Changing the way we see Groundwater

Wellntel Sponsors

Coinciding with Groundwater Week 2016, Wellntel Announces “Sponsors” — a program designed to make groundwater facts available everywhere. Wellntel’s new “Sponsor” program makes large-scale, stakeholder-engaging groundwater monitoring a reality. Sponsoring of Wellntel systems is happening in 25 states already. Today’s announcement formalizes the program and augments the underlying tools and resources that make it possible…. Read more »

Wisconsinites care about their groundwater

Wellntel in Wisconsin

  Wellntel isn’t just for drought: it’s for anyone interested in resources, water, conservation, climate and weather, farming, irrigation, or just, simply, lowering costs and preventing emergencies. That’s why, in water-rich Wisconsin, Wellntel networks are popping up all over: Here is the current list of counties with Wellntel: Dane Ozaukee Washington Waukesha Milwaukee Manitowoc Sheboygan Kewaunee… Read more »

Why Start-Up in Milwaukee?

Marketplace: Sarah Gardner

Wellntel founders Marian Singer and Nick Hayes spent an afternoon with American Public Media’s Marketplace Sustainability reporter Sarah Gardner to talk about why Wellntel – a technology company focused on groundwater – is in Milwaukee. Sarah’s story explores the potential of a water-focused cluster in the area: anchored by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater… Read more »

Groundwater Pumping Risk Featured in USA Today

USA Today Solutions

If you haven’t already seen it, the cover article, called ‘Pumped beyond limits, many U.S. aquifers in decline’ at USA Today is a meticulously researched, eye-opening piece about the rapidly declining state of the US’ and the world’s major aquifers, impact, and potential solutions. The first three solutions proposed are, in essence, Wellntel – and we make… Read more »

Trophies piling up: here is the Golden Blender

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Wellntel won the Golden Blender at the 2015 FoodIT competition. The competition pitted some of the best Foodtech start-ups against each other. After two rounds of 4-minute pitches in front of judges from Google, Monsanto and an assortment of experts from food-centered investment funds, Wellntel came out on top. You can watch the winning round pitches at Vimeo…. Read more »

Wellntel Welcomes Joe the Science Guy

Joe Fillingham. Image source: UW Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences

Wellntel is thrilled to welcome Joseph Fillingham to the team! Joe has successfully defended his dissertation and will receive a PhD in Freshwater Ecosystem Dynamics from the University of Wisconsin, School of Freshwater Sciences this May. Joe also has an MS in Atmospheric Science and has worked as a Program Analyst with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Joe will be Science… Read more »

Wellntel: like moving from black-and-white to HDTV

U-C Berkeley researchers, tapping Wellntel aggregated data for groundwater models, are experiencing the power of rich data – what some call “ground-truth” – in assessing the condition and future of the resource. Here’s an except from a recent article about Wellntel’s collaboration with UCB scientists in California Magazine. Excerpt: “The current problem, the [U-C Berkeley] researchers… Read more »

Wellntel featured in Xconomy

Wellntel was recently featured at the investor and tech website Xconomy. Reporter Jeff Engel did a terrific job interviewing, reporting and writing about Wellntel’s innovations and plans. Read it here.

Wellntel joins Watertech Start-ups at The Brew

On June 19th at the 2014 Water Summit, Wellntel was officially announced as one of five companies to selected to join the BREW, the Milwaukee Water Council’s accelerator for water technology startups. Other companies participating include a small to micro-scale hydropower system, a new water decontamination technology, a laboratory improvement technology and hardware firm and our… Read more »