Three 'start-ups' to revolutionize the cities of the future in Guatemala

The winners of the Progreso X Exponential Changemakers 2021 open innovation program have risen above the rest for their solutions and technologies capable of solving strategic challenges in water resource management and smart cities In the last 20 years, Guatemala has experienced a population growth of 45%. Currently, 52.03% of the population lives in urban areas compared to 42.11% in 1995 . Although this rapid urbanization has generated multiple opportunities, it has also brought challenges, especially around the provision of decent housing, mobility, security and management of water resources.