IN COLLABORATION WITH
A PATH TO SINGAPORE AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN MARKETS
Imagine H2O Asia will provide the resources, insight and visibility to help entrepreneurs launch and scale water technology startups in Singapore and the wider region. By leveraging the organization’s ten year track record as the leading water innovation accelerator, Imagine H2O Asia’s new hub in Singapore will unlock opportunities to validate and deploy emerging water technologies with businesses, cities and communities across Southeast Asia.
The program is open to Singapore-based and international entrepreneurs.
A diverse cohort of promising water startups from Singapore and around the world benefit from a year-long virtual and in-country program featuring accelerator services, cash awards as well as a dedicated network for Southeast Asia customer and investor access.
Water Innovation Week Singapore
Virtual & In-Person Mentorship Program
Virtual Training Sessions
S$25k Deployment Award for 1 Startup
Capacity Development Awards & Travel Support
S$50k StartupSG Awards for 4 Startups
Virtual Pitch Sessions to Beta Partners
Virtual Pitch Sessions to Investor Network
Direct Introductions throughout Year
Other Imagine H2O Industry Events
Water Innovation Week is Imagine H2O Asia’s inaugural bootcamp and showcase in Singapore. Participating startups benefited from direct mentorship from Imagine H2O and the organization’s dedicated Southeast Asia advisory network as well as regional customer and investor introductions. The program culminated in Demo Day, a pitch competition and networking reception for Singapore’s water innovation ecosystem.
Imagine H2O Asia Advisory Council
The program’s design and development is supported by a select group of industry executives, market experts and investors:
Steve Kloos (Partner, True North Venture Partners)
Rodney Chapin (CEO, Ardurra International)
Geoffrey Yeo (Director, Urban Solutions, Enterprise Singapore)
Nick Dyner (CEO, Moleaer)
Prashant Pundrik (Director, Athena Cleantech Pte. Ltd)
Cindy Ko (Venture Partner, Quona Capital)
Victor Sim (Head of Resiliency, Surbana Jurong)
Kunal Shah (Director, Asia-Pacific, Anaergia)
Michael Froud (Managing Director, Resonance Asset Management)
Vinod Ramachandran (Global Open Innovations Leader, Suez)
Irwan Dinata (Managing Director, Moya Holdings Asia Limited)
Ng Wun Jern (Professor, NTU)
Pang Chee Meng (Chief Engineering & Technology Officer, PUB)
Imagine H2O Asia 2019 companies will all be showcased at Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology (SWITCH). 4 finalists within the cohort will be eligible to receive a S$50k StartupSG Award while 3 finalists will also be fast-tracked to the qualifying round of Slingshot@SWITCH, a competition powered by StartupSG and funded by Enterprise Singapore. Other Imagine H2O Asia companies will be supported to apply to the competition.
PROGRAM NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Imagine H2O Showcases Its First Cohort at Demo Day in Singapore. Imagine H2O. July 25, 2019.
Imagine H2O Asia: Water Startups are Invited to Apply to Imagine H2O’s New Singapore-based, Regional Accelerator. Imagine H2O & Eco-Business. April 3, 2019.
Powering Sustainable Solutions from the Little Red Dot. Reuters. March 17, 2019.
Water-Stressed Singapore Bets on New Technology to Secure Supply. Nikkei Asian Review. April 22, 2019.
Singapore’s Next Water Story: Accelerating Urban Water Solutions in Southeast Asia. Imagine H2O. June 19, 2018.