Company Overview

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Founded:
September 4, 2013
Founders:
Dane Roth, Burt Hamner
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Funding:
$12k
Categories:
Clean Energy, Outdoors, Hardware + Software

Universal USB Energy Harvesting

Description

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Hydrobee is a USB turbine battery, recharged by natural energy, that will increase the personal energy security of 2 billion people. It can be recharged by multiple free energy sources including water, wind, fire and motion. This gives it the biggest possible market so it can be produced in high volume and thus become affordable to the 2 billion people living in serious poverty.

The Hydrobee company was founded by partners who previously worked in a micro-hydropower turbine company. They have developed a personal power generation "platform" that allows open-source development of energy sources and encourages innovation.

There are now 1B+ people living in energy poverty spending $20B a year to charge their cell phones, buying the USB charges for pennies at a time from local vendors. There are now 500M+ people paying $30B a year for kerosene lamp fuel that can be replaced by USB LED lamps. Off-grid... See More

Current Team (2)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $12k

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Investors (1)

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    Fledge

    The "conscious company" incubator

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarter

    220 2nd Ave South, #101 Seattle, WA 98104

    Seattle, WA

    USA

Images (3)

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