with 🎙️ Tom Rooney - Chairman and Operating Partner at Sciens Water
💧 Sciens is a research-driven investment fund that identifies uncovered, under-researched, or misunderstood water sector opportunities that are undercapitalized.
What we covered:
3️⃣ The three dimensions of the Water Problem: Broken Pipes, Broken Policy, and Broken Economics
💰 How one dimension is the root cause of all the others
💸 How one can be 500 times cheaper, chemically identical, yet deemed too expensive
📈 How it's about time for the Water Sector to get its marketing right and better roll out its value proposition
🤯 How Maslow's psychological theory explains a lot of the Water Sector's situation (especially the less-known second half of it)
🧠 How we shall work on the psychology of Water's Value
😢 How tragedies like Flint and Jacksonville can yield positive returns if we leverage them right
❌ How Joe Biden's predictions might be wrong (and why)
🤝 How blending Private and Public know-how will deliver the best results (and why)
🏦 How Water can and shall be a profitable field (and what that enables)
⌛ How tackling the water challenges we face and foresee won't happen overnight
🏎️ Limiting bottled water to a sub-niche, the private sector's track record, the racecar analogy, … and much more!
🔥 … and of course, we concluded with the 𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙞𝙙 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙚 𝙦𝙪𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 🔥
⬇️ I couldn't find Tom on LinkedIn, but you can reach out to him on...
➡️ ... Sciens Water's website!
➡️ Sciens Water, which I'm happy to thank once again for enabling this episode!
➡️ Check out Tom's full interview on how Maslow explains water's broken economics, including teasers and a full transcript on the (don't) Waste Water website!