WaterStation Technology is a forward thinking, water purification company that utilizes technology to better serve partners and clients. We manufacture, deploy, and operate water purification machines that produce alkaline water. Our machines utilize our patent-pending filtration system to purify and mineralize water on-demand for consumers to refill their 1, 3 and 5-gallon containers for consumption. The most recognizable locations for a bulk vending machine like ours are at your local grocery store. Consumers bring in their refillable container and buy water along with their other groceries. Important facts about grocery stores (WST’s #1 targeted business location for placement of our bulk vending WaterStation:
Water is the second fastest growing category in grocery stores
Alkaline water being the fastest segment of all grocery out of thousands of inventory items
“Sweet Spot” providing Joint Venture Partnership investors long-term growth
Our Machine – WST-700:
The WST-700 is a bulk water vending machine. Here are the highlights of our machine
– State-of-the-Art Technology Integration
– Reports in real-time
– Notifies operations teams if issues arise
– Purified, great tasting water to consumers
– Alkaline based (this is what consumers want)
– Fastest growing segment in grocery
– Refillable containers (another revenue source)
Multiple payment platforms:
Cash/coin, Debit/Credit, Mobile payment, or we can outfit them so customers pay at the cash register
More payment platforms than any other machine in the market
Additional payment platforms increase sales by 10% – 35% over competition, per machine
-Three advertising platforms for additional revenue: one static and two digital
We partner with Joint Venture investors to deliver a completely passive investment opportunity. Our model, which is described below, allows investors the opportunity to partner with WaterStation Technology in supplying the purist water to consumers throughout the United States. Our investment option is:
Joint Venture Partnership Investment Program
33 machine package = $280,500
66 machine package = $561,000
100 machine package = $850,000
This is a passive investment opportunity; the business model is executed by WaterStation Management, a division of WaterStation Technology. The responsibilities in the model are included in the investment price, there are no hidden fees or additional costs.
Additionally, investors should enter this agreement with the understanding that this is a passive, long-term investment. The decision to partner with specific grocery and convenience stores, as well as the evaluation for placement in specific regions, states and cities are all done with a long-term view in mind. Of course, the foundation of all decisions is to create the greatest returns to investor partners, the greatest value to partner locations, and to enter the best investor/location partnerships for WaterStation Technology: we intentionally put “create the greatest returns to investor partners” as our first priority.
The business model is as follows:
-WaterStation Technology secures partner locations (typically grocery or convenience store locations)WST’s sales teams are always securing locations to meet demand from investors and to achieve greater market penetration
-Machines are purchased by investor (33, 66 or 100 machines)
-WaterStation Technology assembles, ships and installs machines. Machines are all manufactured locally and assembled at WST’s office or off campus
-WaterStation Technology maintains machines for life of partnership. Updates advertisements, changes out filters, collects money, cleans the machines, ..
-WaterStation Technology sends check to investors and business locations for their share of the revenue on a monthly
-Investors have access to their machines through a web portal to view daily, weekly, monthly, etc.Allowing investors to track their machines, without having to visit each location or wait for This allows investors to oversee their investment in real-time
-WaterStation Technology moves under performing machines (definition of under performing machines will be specified in the contract).
Veteran program: Average investors split profits with WaterStation Technologies 50/50 but veterans receive 55% of profits.
WaterStation Technology has a portfolio of H2O Funding Solutions and is SBA approved; Our Director of Finance Division will work with your clients to tailor a funding solution that will most attractively provide them with the most efficient option.
About Tracer Consulting
I am a USNA '14 grad and a certified franchise consultant. The listings I have are franchises with veteran discounts, their business model plays to the strengths of veterans (leadership, ability to follow a plan, planning/logistics, etc), they have proven records of success, and the potential for great returns. If you want to learn about other franchise opportunities, opportunities in other locations or other industries please contact me.
I can also help you find funding partners that will help you obtain a loan. The two major SBA loans are: 1) The Express Loan which is used for home based franchises, is up to $150,000, requires and 10% cash injection, and no collateral. 2) A standard loan that can be used for non-home based franchises, is up to $5 million, requires a 20%-30% cash injection, and requires collateral. For either of these loans, the rates are prime +2.75% (currently totaling 6%) and if you are funded before September 27, 2020 then the government will pay for the first 6 months of your loan- they are doing this to encourage entrepreneurship during the corona virus pandemic.