Evolve Technologies

ShowerStart Page ImageHotwire recognized an opportunity in an idea generated by an independent entrepreneur. After transforming the concept into an innovative “green” technology (ShowerStart), it was productized into a line of eco-friendly showerheads.

Securing product placement with key national retailers and adoption within utility company energy efficiency programs completed the next steps.

Begining as a technology development, Evolve Technologies has since become an independent company with successful capital raises from outside investors. To date more than 1,000,000 units have been sold. For more information visit Evolve Technologies.

Key Accomplishments:

Technology granted standardization within the Uniform Plumbing Code

Awarded U.S. and international patents, additional patents pending

3rd party savings validation via largest utility companies in the U.S.

Innovative packaging statement

Placement at national retailers & within utility conservation programs

More than 1,750,000 units sold to date


Roles & Responsibilities:

Product Development – IP, prototype, factory selection & mfr. liaison

Industrial Design

Mechanical Engineering

Product Marketing – product positioning & definition, pricing, strategy

Business Development – retail channel & utility market sales

Graphic Design – product packaging, sales collateral & website