WATER DATA CHALLENGE

Imagine H2O's path-to-market program supports data-driven solutions to water resource challenge. Twelve promising data-driven water businesses were selected from a global field of 180 registered startups in 30 countries to participate in IH2O's 8th annual innovation program. The selected startups advance to Imagine H2O's rigorous business accelerator, benefitting from cash awards, mentorship, industry exposure, as well as introductions to customers and investors.

2017 ACCELERATOR

JUDGING TEAM

Steve Kloos True North Venture Partners / Leslie Shoemaker Tetra Tech / Chris Morrison Ecolab Nalco / Peter Williams IBM / Debra Coy XPV Capital / Seth Vance Hach / Andy Wheeler Google Ventures / Anurag Chandra Noosphere Ventures Paul Gagliardo American Water / Karen Golmer NEWIN / Adam Tank  GE Water & Process Technologies / Graeme Jarvis Johnson Controls / Nicholas Dyner Heartland Technology Partners / Biju George DC Water / Tao Bindslev Rebel Impact Lab / Sead Bajrovic Grundfos / Snehal Desai Dow Water & Process Solutions Helge Daebel Emerald Technology Ventures / Rob Leclerc AgFunder / Gary Kremen Santa Clara Valley Water District

 

2016 ACCELERATOR

“Once again, IH2O attracted an extraordinary field of startups tackling the global water challenge. I am pleased that these 10 companies will benefit from accessing the organization’s connections in the water industry and Silicon Valley.”
— Debra Coy, partner at XPV Water Partners.