Imagine H2O provides water entrepreneurs with the resources, insight and visibility to launch and scale successful businesses. Our virtual program offers unparalleled access to customers and investors in the water industry. 

IH2O does not take equity in participating startups. Nor do we require participants to relocate. 

 

 PROGRAM BENEFITs

Customer &
Investor Access

Engage leading commercial, industrial and municipal customers

Industry
visibility

Showcase and network at the largest industry conferences including ACE and WEFTEC

Mentorship &
Insight

Access an unrivaled network of industry veterans and experts


IMAGINE H2O IS THE PROVEN PATH TO MARKET

IH2O's annual programs focus on themes representing entrepreneurial opportunities within water

WATER DATA (2017)  WATER DATA (2016)  INFRASTRUCTURE (2015)  FOOD & AGRICULTURE (2014)

CONSUMER INNOVATIONS (2013)  WASTEWATER (2012)  WATER-ENERGY NEXUS (2011)  

WATER EFFICIENCY (2010)


“Since submitting a draft business plan to Imagine H2O in 2009, our company has continued to reap the benefits of this program’s customer and investor networks."


Peter Yolles
Founder & CEO
WaterSmart Software
(IH2O '10)

“Imagine H2O's track record with data driven startups, combined with its insight and connections in the water sector, allowed us to efficiently navigate the market during a critical time of growth.”

Christine Boyle
Founder & CEO
VAlor water analytics
(IH2O '15)

“In addition to customer and investor access, we’ve benefited from Imagine H2O’s network of experts who understand the unique financial and technical aspects of building a water technology business.”

Ashwin Madgavkar
Founder & CEO
Ceres Imaging
(IH2O '16)

 

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

2017 Water Data Cohort


2016 Water DATA COHORT

2010 - 2015 COHORTS

Selection of alumni companies

 

PORTFOLIO

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

Track Imagine H2O's portfolio companies on AngelList

Imagine H2O’s accelerator offers its participants access to a growing network of Beta Partners—leading industrial, agricultural and municipal customers committed to supporting and deploying water innovation. This exclusive channel to early adopters of water technology enables IH2O portfolio companies to validate and scale their businesses globally. 

Industry Partners
Water Utilities & Agencies
Alliance Partners