Imagine H2O's Accelerator participants represent 1 in every 10 dollars of early-stage investment in the water industry. Since 2009, we have supported over 450 startups in more than 20 countries

We connect the most promising entrepreneurs and innovations with world leaders in the water sector, government, and social enterprise to help turn new ideas into self-funding, high impact solutions. 

We are currently accepting applications for our Data Challenge & Accelerator - our 7th water innovation program.

Previous Imagine H2O Accelerator Programs

INFRASTRUCTURE (2015) /  FOOD & AGRICULTURE (2014)  / CONSUMER INNOVATIONS (2013)
WASTEWATER (2012)  /  WATER-ENERGY NEXUS (2011)  /  WATER EFFICIENCY (2010)

7th Annual Water Innovation Program

WATER DATA CHALLENGE

A path-to-market program for data-driven solutions to water resource challenges

Final results will be announced on March 16, 2016 at Imagine H2O's WaterGala in San Francisco

 

DATA CHALLENGE COHORT ANNOUNCED!

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2016 -- Imagine H2O, the water innovation accelerator, selected 10 startups to advance to its 7th annual Accelerator Program. The companies were chosen from a global field of more than 90 entrants to IH2O's Water Data Challenge, which identified promising startups that deliver water-focused data and analytics solutions. continue reading

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • $50k in cash awards
  • Access to the Imagine H2O Accelerator
  • Introductions to leading investors, utility partners and beta customers
  • Visibility at the industry's largest conferences and exposure
     

JUDGES

Steve Kloos True North Venture Partners / Leslie Shoemaker Tetra Tech   
Chris Morrison Ecolab Nalco / Peter Williams IBM / Debra Coy XPV Capital  
Paul Gagliardo American Water / Karen Golmer NEWIN / Pierre Côté COTE Membrane Systems
Seth Vance  Hach / Andy Wheeler Google Ventures / Anurag Chandra Noosphere Ventures


Register your water data business to be considered for future Imagine H2O cohorts

MEET OUR WATER DATA ALUMNI

Partial listing of former Imagine H2O participants with water data & analytics solutions 

DropCountr   /   Fruition Sciences   /   OndaVia   /   OptiEnz   /   PrecisionHawk   Terravion    
Valor Water Analytics   /   WatrHub   /   WaterSmart Software  /  Wellntel  meet the portfolio

Imagine H2O's accelerator participants represent 1 in every 10 dollars of early-stage investment in the water industry


DATA CHALLENGE COHORT ANNOUNCED!

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2016 -- Imagine H2O, the water innovation accelerator, selected 10 startups to advance to its 7th annual Accelerator Program. The companies were chosen from a global field of more than 90 entrants to IH2O's Water Data Challenge, which identified promising startups that deliver water-focused data and analytics solutions. continue reading

PORTFOLIO

Selection of featured startups from Imagine H2O's previous water innovation accelerators

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