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Facts and Stats

Jun 29, 2015
The return on investment in water is incredibly high. According to U.N. Water, every $1 invested in water and sanitation produces a whopping ROI between $5 and $28.
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Jun 29, 2015
Approximately $24 billion worth of economic value is lost each year due to the time individuals spend collecting water rather than working or going to school, an activity that consumes, on average, 25 percent of women’s time in developing nations.
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Jun 29, 2015
$260 billion is lost each year as a result of limited or no access to clean water supplies and sanitation.
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Jun 29, 2015
Universal access to clean water would result in an estimated $32 billion boost in economic benefits annually.
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Jun 29, 2015
Annually, 4.3 percent of sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP is lost due to the lack of access to clean water and sanitation facilities.
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Jun 24, 2015
Crowdfunding is expected to top $30 billion this year (up from just $880 million in 2010)
LinkedIn *

Jun 24, 2015
50% of today’s college students want to be entrepreneurs, and more than 1,200 startup incubators have sprouted up around America like dandelions in summer to assist the legions of hopefuls.
LinkedIn *

Jun 19, 2015
By 2020, more than 50 percent of all the small and medium-sized organizations surveyed expect to run 100 percent of their IT in the cloud, while enterprises are a full five years behind.
CMS Wire *

May 30, 2015
Application development (34%), managed services (27%), ERP implementations (22%) and cloud (20%) are the highest spending priorities for enterprises in 2015
Forbes *

May 30, 2015
Over the next three years, the majority of enterprise senior executives forecast between 21 to 30%  of applications will be SaaS-based. 
Forbes *