Jibu Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 150


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $10M

  • Investors
  • 17

Jibu General Information


Provider of safe drinking water facilities intended to tackle the problems associated with water shortages. The company's facilities capitalize and equip entrepreneurs in emerging market communities to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities, with water as an anchor product and scale a network of locally owned, financially independent, and self-sustaining franchises, enabling developing economies to have safe drinking water for communities.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Water Utilities
Gas Utilities
Corporate Office
  • 11525 Howells Road
  • Colorado Springs, CO 80908
  • United States
+1 (719) 000-0000

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Jibu Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Later Stage VC (Series B) 01-Jul-2022 $10M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC (Series B) 01-Feb-2018 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2018 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Seed Round 26-May-2017 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Angel (individual) 00.00 000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Grant 31-Dec-2015 000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 28-Jun-2015 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round 15-Jan-2015 $1.1M $1.1M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2014 Completed Generating Revenue
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Jibu Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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150 As of 2023
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Jibu Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Oasis Water Private Equity-Backed Pretoria, South Africa 000 0000000 0000
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Jibu Patents

Jibu Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-D876167-S1 Water container Active 15-Feb-2018
US-D781107-S1 Water container Active 08-Jun-2015 00
US-D781657-S1 Water container Active 08-Jun-2015 0

Jibu Executive Team (14)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Galen Welsch Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Edward Johnston Chief Financial Officer
Stephen Essien Chief Commercial Officer
Antonia Nalunga Chief Franchise Development Officer
Randall Welsch Co-Founder & Board Member
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Jibu Board Members (17)

Name Representing Role Since
Aditi Shrivastava Self Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Benjamin Litalien Jibu Board Member 000 0000
Chris Yeh Self Board Member 000 0000
Galen Welsch Jibu Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Kitili Mbathi Hesabu Capital Board Member 000 0000
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Jibu Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Jibu Investors (17)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Hesabu Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
AAIC Investment Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Limited Partner Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Danone Communities Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
FINCA Ventures Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Jibu Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Jibu Gas One 01-May-2024 00000 0000 Gas Utilities
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Jibu Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Jibu Tanzania Beverages Arusha, Tanzania 0000
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Jibu FAQs

  • When was Jibu founded?

    Jibu was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of Jibu?

    Galen Welsch and Randall Welsch are the founders of Jibu.

  • Who is the CEO of Jibu?

    Galen Welsch is the CEO of Jibu.

  • Where is Jibu headquartered?

    Jibu is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO.

  • What is the size of Jibu?

    Jibu has 150 total employees.

  • What industry is Jibu in?

    Jibu’s primary industry is Multi-Utilities.

  • Is Jibu a private or public company?

    Jibu is a Private company.

  • What is Jibu’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Jibu is 00000.

  • How much funding has Jibu raised over time?

    Jibu has raised $24.6M.

  • Who are Jibu’s investors?

    Hesabu Capital, AAIC Investment, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Danone Communities, and FINCA Ventures are 5 of 17 investors who have invested in Jibu.

  • Who are Jibu’s competitors?

    Oasis Water is a competitor of Jibu.

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