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Nexleaf contributes chapter to Broken Pumps and Promises

Based on work developed in partnership with Project Surya, Nexleaf published a chapter in the book Broken Pumps and Promises available at Springer.com. Co-authored by Tara Ramanathan, Nithya Ramanathan, and Erin Ross, Chapter 11 “Innovations in Payments for Health Benefits of Improved Cookstoves” discusses how results-based financing for improved cookstove usage financially empowers women in rural communities.

Cisco ITU report features ColdTrace

A new report from ITU and Cisco identifies the Internet of Things (IoT) as a major global development opportunity that has the potential to improve the lives of millions and dramatically accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Nexleaf’s ColdTrace vaccine monitoring system is featured as an innovative application of IoT to monitor and […]

StoveTrace Wins M2M Aegis Graham Bell Award

Nexleaf is honored to have received the Aegis Graham Bell award for the StoveTrace M2M platform, jointly with Vodafone India and TERI – The Energy and Resources Institute, from Minister of State Jitendra Singh. It was also a very special honor to have our partner, Qualcomm Wireless Reach, receive the award on Nexleaf’s behalf. StoveTrace uses Vodafone’s customized […]

Nexleaf Wins a Tech Award

On November 12, 2015, Nexleaf Analytics received a Tech Award in the Sutter Health Category for ColdTrace at the 15th Annual Tech Awards Gala.  The Tech Awards are a program of the Tech Museum, and each year more than 1500 of Silicon Valley’s greatest thinkers and innovators attend the Gala to celebrate innovations that benefit […]

FastForward Demo Day at Google!

Nexleaf has been honored to participate in this year’s Fast Forward Accelerator, the only one of its kind, promoting non-profit technology innovations. This year’s cohort featured a number of impressive teams creating technology for social good. With support from Blackrock, the team at Fast Forward put together a tremendous program of informational talks, one-on-one mentorship sessions, and […]

Vodafone Case Study: M2M Innovation for Cookstoves

Vodafone’s newly-released Case Study, “Project Surya tackles carbon reduction with Vodafone M2M,” explains the M2M plan developed by Vodafone for use in Nexleaf’s StoveTrace technology. In conjunction with Project Surya partners, Nexleaf is tackling the public health and environmental burden of traditional cooking methods with help from Vodafone’s M2M platform. Read the case study here. […]

Martin Talks at CEGA on Resilient Communities

Although Nexleaf Co-Founder Martin Lukac has been spending a great deal of his time in India working on ColdTrace projects of late, he found time to travel to UC Berkeley to present at a CEGA event entitled “Technologies for Crisis Response & Resilience.” Martin’s talk, “Building Resilient Health Systems Through Remote Monitoring and Analytics,” focuses on how […]

Nithya Speaking at Google I/O

Nexleaf Co-Founder Nithya spoke at this year’s Google I/O, contributing her expertise and perspective to a panel session entitled “Tech for a Better World, Faster.” The panel was moderated by Google.org’s Jaqueline Fuller and included innovators from Code for America, charity: water, and HandUp. Watch the full video of the panel here:  

SE4All and UNEP Tout Black Carbon Methodology

On May 20, 2015, Nexleaf President Nithya Ramanathan traveled to the United Nations for the Sustainable Energy for All Forum. As a representative of Nexleaf and Project Surya, Nithya helped announce the new Gold Standard Foundation methodology for valuing Black Carbon reduction on carbon markets. Black carbon is a component of soot, and it, along […]

Google.org Announces Nexleaf Grant

Nexleaf Analytics is proud to announce a grant from Google to fund the next phase of our ColdTrace device and the expansion of our ColdTrace-related projects. ColdTrace is a low-cost, easy-to-use remote temperature monitoring (RTM) system for use in vaccine refrigerators at multiple levels of the cold chain. A ColdTrace sensor sends SMS alerts to […]