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ACCELERATOR

Delivering the resources, insight, and visibility to help develop, launch, and scale water technology businesses

2018 Accelerator

200+ startups from 36 countries applied to Imagine H2O's 9th annual accelerator program. Read more about the program and selected companies here. Imagine H2O's 2018 Accelerator companies are:

 
 

Program Benefits

 
 

CUSTOMER VALIDATION

Access Imagine H2O’s 60+ Beta Partners committed to deploying water innovation

Investor Access

Engage Imagine H2O’s network of 150+ water investors globally

 
 

Industry Visibility

Showcase opportunities  at Imagine H2O’s Water Gala, AWWA’s ACE, WEFTEC and other events

Mentorship & Insight

Receive direct and ongoing feedback from Imagine H2O’s network of industry executives, issue experts and successful entrepreneurs

 
 
 

2017 Mid Year Impact Statistics

 
 
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Testimonials

 
 
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ELLY PERETS

CEO | UTILIS

“Imagine H2O provided the opportunity to validate our technology with customers and accelerate our funding timelines. It has been a game-changer for us”

 
 
 
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CHRIS TURNBULL GRIMES & MARKOS LEMMA

CO-FOUNDERS | 3BL

“Thanks to Imagine H2O, we secured the necessary funding to launch a pilot with 700 homes in rural Ethiopia”

 
 
 
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EMILY HICKS

CEO | 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

 
 
 

“Since 2009, Imagine H2O has been at the forefront of bridging the gap to the deployment of early-stage water innovations”

– Debra Coy  |  Partner at XPV Water Partners

 
 

Meet Imagine H2O's 2018 Accelerator Companies

 
 
 
 

Complete a pre-application today. Eligible applicants will receive access to the 2019 application portal in Q3 2018.