MyRain News & Updates

  • Improvements to MyRain’s Website

    We have recently undergone a large renovation to our website! Products Page All of our products have been posted on our Products page where you can view images, videos, and specifications of each of our offerings. About Page Additionally, we've created an awesome infographic on our About page that visually describes the role that MyRain plays for Famers, Dealers, Manufacturers, Local Economies, and the Environment. Dealers Page Finally, we have added ...

    Posted at June 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • Co-founder Steele Lorenz guest blogs for Engineering for Change

    Looking to launch your impact product in India?  Be sure to check out Steele's overview on channel distribution at Engineering for Change.    

    Posted at April 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • MyRain partners with KSNM to offer more solutions to small plot farmers

    MyRain and KSNM Marketing Announce Partnership MyRain to distribute KSNM products in southern Tamil Nadu Madurai— January 22, 2013 — Today, MyRain announces an exclusive distribution partnership with KSNM Marketing of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu to bring innovative agricultural machinery to the farmers of Tamil Nadu. “KSNM manufactures excellent, customer-focused products with great care for quality and affordability,” said Steele Lorenz, CEO at MyRain.  “In particular, we are ...

    Posted at February 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • Opportunity at Carlson

    Carlson School of Management features MyRain & cofounder Steele Lorenz.   "The problem we're trying to solve is really how to get new farm technology into the hands of rural farmers. If we are right, this isn't just an India solution, this is a global solution."   Check out the full article here

    Posted at January 28, 2013 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • Star Tribune covers MyRain

    RAINMAKERS FOR THE LITTLE GUYS A University of Minnesota business school graduate quit his day job as a business consultant to purse his entrepreneurial passion to help subsistence farmers in India. The result is a for-profit business that provides low-cost drip irrigation systems. MyRain CEO Steele Lorenz, the business grad, and his chief operating officer, Sri Latha Ganti, a University of Minnesota engineering graduate, were part of the 2010 Acara Challenge, a course and competition sponsored by ...

    Posted at June 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • MyRain coverage from The University of Minnesota

    Great Institute on the Environment story on MyRain: MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (05/21/2012) —A University of Minnesota student project aimed at boosting local economies in India has acquired funding to launch a for-profit social venture that will offer efficient drip irrigation systems to rural farmers in developing countries. MyRain LLC began as the brainstorm of a team of participating in the 2010 Acara Challenge, a course and competition sponsored by the University of Minnesota Institute on the ...

    Posted at May 22, 2012 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • MyRain Closes Angel Round

    MINNEAPOLIS (4/30) – MyRain LLC and Acara, a program of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota that helps young social entrepreneurs make a positive change in the world, announced today the closing of a capital commitment by select angel investors. This round, which is expected to be the first of two rounds open to angel investors, raised capital solely from advisors to the company. Details of the raise were not made ...

    Posted at May 9, 2012 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
  • Welcome to our new website!

    MyRain has just launched its new website!  Browse through the site and be sure to check out our founding partner organizations. Follow us on Twitter and friend us on Facebook for all the latest news on our progress in Tamil Nadu and beyond.

    Posted at February 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : MyRain News & Updates | 0 Comment
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