"Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginClear, a clean water technology company, argues that children act as the 'canary in the coal mine for climate change and environmental stress,' which is why he believes it makes sense for UNICEF to focus on how climate affects our planet’s youth. Past inaction from world governments, he says, are partially to blame for our current climate and water crisis."
by Riggs Eckelberry
"For thirty years, innovators have dreamed of a “financial Internet”. But efforts to create virtual currencies uniformly failed. The problem was simple: how do you make sure an electronic bit of information is really, really unique? This is called the “double-spending” problem.
by Tony Zerucha
Riggs Eckelberry is leveraging his experience as a tech entrepreneur to help solve the world’s water problem. Mr. Eckelberry is the chairman and CEO of OriginClear, a company democratizing water investment by connecting investors to water projects through a two-level cryptocurrency system consisting of consensus and dividend-paying tokens.
by E-Crypto News
"With the current malaise in the markets, many skeptics think this is the end for the cryptocurrency space. While cryptocurrencies have faced similar downturns in the past, the attention hasn’t been this much. We reached out to a round-table of experts who gave us their views on what’s actually happening. Here is what they had to say:"
Riggs Eckelberry, CEO OriginClear
"No this is not the end – in fact digital currency allows companies like ours to transition our industry in way that is much easier to solve because of the benefits of the technology of NFTs and Digital currency.
by Laura Mafud
Translation from Spanish
"This was my third inspiration and it led me to look for more companies to help with our Philanthroinvestors®, and thus I managed to find a firm that is aligned towards improving the quality of water on the planet, OriginClear, in the hands of its CEO, Riggs Eckelberry.
by Craig Etkin
Clearwater, FL – According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, OriginClear is raising $5,000,000.00 in new funding. Sources indicate as part of senior management President and Chief Executive Officer, Riggs Eckelberry played a key role in securing the recent investment and it will aid in aggressively expanding the company, as well as broaden and accelerate product development.
As a part of our series about business leaders who are shaking things up in their industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Riggs Eckelberry.
Riggs was once a happy tech executive. In 2005, he helped take a security software company public as its president. Then, he pitched a fund and─long story short─Riggs ended up as CEO of a small public company working to disrupt industrial water, a huge, but slow-moving trillion-dollar global market. Riggs is uniquely qualified to disrupt this industry, having learned management in the nonprofit space, captained oceangoing ships, and achieved several tech exits during the dot-com boom.
by Lisa J. Huriash
"The trend of increasing chemicals in the groundwater means there could eventually be a problem," said Dan Early of OriginClear, a Clearwater company that creates water treatment equipment.