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DayOne Response, Inc.

DayOne Response is saving lives in disaster areas worldwide with the family-sized water treatment system, a solution addressing the vital need for clean water.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2010
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Addressing the global need for emergency water, DayOne Response developed the DayOne Waterbag, a low-cost 2.5-gallon water backpack providing: collection, transport, treatment and protected storage. It is specifically designed to expand the usefulness of the Procter & Gamble's Purifier of Water packets that are distributed worldwide. DayOne Response increases the effectiveness of relief organizations, military, and ensures domestic preparedness.


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    Patricia Compas-Markman
    Founder and CEO

    Co-inventor of the DayOne Waterbag and founder of DayOne Response, Inc., Tricia is an engineer with 12-years of experience working on water treatment technologies for developing countries. Her work has been recognized by Toyota and the Tech Awards. She is an Unreasonable Institute fellow, Osaka Outstanding Young Person’s Award for social innovation, a Pipeline Fellow investee, a 2014 “Mother of Invention”, and 2015 Tech Awards recipient.

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    Amy Cagle
    Co-Founder and VP Sales/Marketing

    Amy is responsible for developing and expanding DayOne Response’s sales outreach. Amy has led teams of over 100 people to meet revenue goals at Target Corporation. Previously Amy was responsible for community at a Silicon Valley start-up acquired by Intuit. Amy was invited to attend the Innovation Quest Incubator Program, won first place at the William James Competition, and was a scholarship winner at the Social Capital Markets Conference.


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    John McKenna, Cooley LLP
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    Kennedy & Ehrler, CPAs

Previous Investors

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    Family & Friends
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    VentureWell, Pipeline Fellowship, individual angel investors