Introducing the Helical Outpost®

The Helical Outpost® is a plug and play solar powered hydroponic greenhouse that purifies water, establishes communication and provides a community hub.

What the Outpost® Provides

WATER

A water filtration system that purifies up to 2,000 gallons of clean water per day

Solar Energy & Power System

The solar panels generate more than 10 kilowatts per hour of commercial grade solar power and stores up to 50 kwH

Hydroponic Agriculture

Produces more than 10 times the crop yield compared to soil based methods while using 80% less water

COMMUNICATIONS

Satellite internet connectivity from anywhere in the world

Community Hub / Marketplace

A hub that can facilitate and support a farmers market, a school, a community center or a hospital


Who Uses an Outpost®

Universities, Schools and Nonprofits
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Government, Foreign Aid and Military
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Cities, Towns and Businesses
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Inspired by Combat Veterans working with a former journalist seeking tools for global resource security.

Our Mission

HELICAL HOLDINGS, LLC IS A PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT COMPANY WITH A MISSION TO SOLVE SOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST CHALLENGES THROUGH RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, VETERAN EMPLOYMENT, AND INNOVATIVE, SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS.


Dylan Ratigan

Managing Partner

Dylan Ratigan, Helical Holding’s Managing Partner, is a New York Times Best-Selling author and the former host of MSNBC’s highest-rated, non-prime time show. Inspired by combat veterans he interviewed on that show, Dylan resigned on the eve of the Presidential election in 2012 in order to build standardized distributed grid resource systems that could employ veterans to teach children to resolve food deserts creating economic value.

Kohlie Frantzen

Managing Partner

Kohlie Frantzen, Helical Holding’s Managing Partner, is the first person to invest in Helical with Dylan Ratigan to establish this business and he is responsible for driving the invention, patent and production of the first ever Helical Outpost® in Lafayette, Louisiana. Kohlie, survived Katrina with his family in 2005 and understands how critical decentralized sustainable resource systems are to domestic security. He is an attorney with a background in the oil & gas industry, and hydroponic agriculture.