The Leading Accelerator for Water Innovation
Imagine H2O selects 12-15 water technology startups globally to participate in the annual Accelerator. Imagine H2O's year-long program provides remote access to mentors, in-person marketing and visibility activities, and introductions to a global network of customers and investors. Participants are not required to relocate.
Meet the 2018 Accelerator Companies
12 companies were selected from a global field of 200+ water startups from 36 countries to participate in Imagine H2O's 9th annual water innovation accelerator program.
A virtual accelerator and customer validation platform with a nine year track record
Participants benefit from the resources to secure financing, boost market visibility and identify deployment opportunities.
Access Imagine H2O’s 60+ Beta Partners committed to deploying water innovation
Showcase opportunities at Imagine H2O's Water Gala and dedicated innovation pavilions globally
Engage Imagine H2O’s network of 150+ water investors globally
Mentorship & Insight
Receive direct and ongoing feedback from a network of industry executives, issue experts and successful entrepreneurs
"Imagine H2O's SF Week resulted in more useful introductions to customers, investors and potential partners than we were able to achieve in over one year of operations"
CEO, Aquacycl (IH2O '18)
President, FREDsense Technologies
"Imagine H2O's accelerator has fundamentally changed the way we thought about growing our business. An absolute must for any entrepreneur in the industry"
2018 Judging Team
Steve Kloos | True North Venture Partners
Catherine Ricou | Suez
Chris Morrison | Formerly Ecolab Nalco
Debra Coy | XPV Water Partners
Andy Wheeler | Google Ventures
Paul Gagliardo | Independent
Adam Tank | Industrial Optic
Nick Dyner | Moleaer
Snehal Desai | Dow Water & Process Solutions
Gary Kremen | Santa Clara Valley Water District
Mitchell Presser | Freshfield
Pierre Côté | COTE Membrane Separation
Sameer Mithal | WaterHealth International
Danielle Keiser | Wincubator
Leslie Shoemaker | Tetra Tech
Peter Wiliams | IBM
Karen Golmer | MIT
Graeme Jarvis | Johnson Controls
Biju George | DC Water
Sead Bajrovic | Grundfos
Helge Daebel | Emerald Technology Ventures
Andy Wales | Formerly SAB Miller
Dr. Dirk Brusis | Skion
Dr. Reinhard Hübner | Skion
Henrik Laursen | AMI Global
Michael Sesko | Formerly Climate Corp
Nicole Neeman Brady | Renewable Resources Group
The 2019 Application opens September 12 2019. You can register your interest by submitting a pre-application.