CEO of TOHL, Benjamin Cohen, selected as Echoing Green Fellow, June 2013
Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. Founded in 1987 by global growth equity firm General Atlantic, Echoing Green has invested over $31 million in seed funding in more than 500 social entrepreneurs (Echoing Green Fellows) and their innovative organizations across the globe. Recognized Echoing Green Fellows include the founders of Teach For America, City Year, College Summit, Citizen Schools, One Acre Fund, and SKS Microfinance. Echoing Green is further driving social innovation by distilling the stories and lessons of its Fellows, research, and the field of social innovation to provide a generation of young people with the inspiration and framework needed to build meaningful, impact-driven careers.Find it here
Global Press Release & Kickstarter Campaign
Our company and current Kickstarter Campaign have been featured in many news outlets:
- The Huffington Post
- The Economic Times (One of the Largest Newspapers in India)
- Women 2.0
- The Singularity Hub
- The Calgary Herald
- Aid Worker Daily
- Diario Financiero (One of Largest Newspapers in Chile)
- Southern Education Desk
- The Georgia Slate
- Village Capital
- First Post
- Right this Minute
- The Lifeboat Foundation News
- Emol Noticias (Chile)
- El Comunicador (Chile)
- Andes Beat (Chile)
- Asech (Chile)
- Lanacion (Chile)
- KITN (Iran)
Tubing Brings Quick Relief to Disaster Zones, August 2012
A major earthquake strikes a town leaving power plants damaged, water pipelines broken, and roads blocked. How will people get clean water? A new start-up says it has the answer. Find it here
Partnership with the Red Cross
TOHL partners with the Red Cross in order to provide complete solutions that meet the specific water and sanitation needs for each specific operation. The Red Cross has over 100 years of experience in this realm, and TOHL considers it an honor and a privilege to partner with them.
Partnership with Ecocopter
TOHL partners with Ecocopter in order to provide clients with cost-effective pipeline installations through the air when necessary. Helicopter deployment allows TOHL’s pipelines to be installed over difficult terrain and can be necessary for a number of applications where the desired route for the pipeline is not easily accessible. Ecocopter’s primary clientele base is currently in the Chilean mining industry, which provides a natural interface for TOHL and Ecocopter to collaboratively provide services to mining clients.
Semifinalists & People’s Choice Award in Dell Social Innovation Challenge
Out of 1500 projects, TOHL was chosen as a Semifinalist (Top 200) and received the People’s Choice Award for Water Issue – only one of these awards is given for each of the 10 issue areas and 7 geographic regions (17 total).
Start-up Chile Acceptance & $40,000 in Seed Capital
TOHL was selected out of 1000 applications to join the March to October 2012 cohort of Start-up Chile, a business incubator that involves a substantial curriculum, office space & support, and seed funding.