Imagine H2O's Water Accelerator is the leading path-to-market resource for promising water innovations.
Access to Capital & Investment
IH2O startups have raised nearly 1 in 6 dollars invested in early-stage water businesses.
Each year, IH2O startups are introduced to a network of over 250 accredited investors.
Companies are invited to pitch at investor sessions including Imagine H2O's Demo Day in San Francisco and partner events such as the Cleantech Forum, Bluetech Forum, SXSWeco, Investor's Circle and Singapore International Water Week.
Venture captial and private equity investors increasingly look to Imagine H2O's Accelerator portfolio for new opportunities
Beta Partners are leading industrial water users seeking innovation (see current list of Food & Agriculture partners)
IH2O's Utility Partners (see list) collectively provide water resources to over 30 million people. Our partnering agencies and utilities engage with Accelerator participants to discuss beta testing and customer opportunities
Participants are featured annually at the water industry's largest events incluging WEFTEC, AWWA ACE and WaterSmart Innovations
The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Fortune, Inc., International Herald Tribune, New York Times, TechCrunch, GOOD, Wired and other top publications have covered Imagine H2O portfolio companies (view listing)
Mentors & Feedback
Participating startups receive financial and technical mentors with industry-specific experience
In-Kind Resources Include:
Marketing & Communications
Accelerator Hub Partners
Access Imagine H2O's network of Accelerator Hub Partners to access R&D resources and market partners
Join Imagine H2O to receive Accelerator Program updates.
Imagine H2O is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that inspires and empowers people to solve water problems.
We offer programs featuring prize competitions and a business accelerator
to help innovators and entrepreneurs turn great ideas into transformational solutions.