BREW Accelerator spin-off buys parent company in new deal

Empowering Emerging Talent MeterHero, a BREW Accelerator winner, was recently purchased by its spin-off company, STEMhero. STEMhero empowers students around the country through its web-based platform and curriculum to make their own personal data the foundation of their STEM learning. Students implement and measure behaviors and technologies related to water, energy, and health within their school,… Read More

Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water Launched by Veolia

“Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water” launched by Veolia, The Water Council and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to encourage water entrepreneurs A national competition was launched yesterday to reward new ideas and approaches for improving sustainability and resiliency efforts in the water and clean tech industries. Sponsored by Veolia, The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic… Read More


Veolia, The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announce mentorship program to attract entrepreneurs  MILWAUKEE,  April 16, 2015 –  Veolia, The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation have reached an agreement to launch a national competition to support entrepreneurship and economic development while fostering sustainability efforts in the field of water…. Read More

Round III of the BREW now open!

MILWAUKEE, WI  – The BREW, a first-of-its-kind place-based global seed accelerator for water technology startups led by The Water Council, is launching Round III of the program. The application process opened March 1 at 8 a.m. (CST) and accepts applications from around the world through March 31 at 11:59 p.m. (CST). Up to eight winners will… Read More

Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator to bring water technology startups to Wisconsin

 The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation  (WEDC), in partnership with The Water Council, announced today that four freshwater technology startups have been selected to participate in a first-of-its-kind Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Program. The companies include Microbe Detectives (Madison), Vegetal i.D. (France), H2O Score (Milwaukee) and Noah Technologies (Port Washington). The six-month accelerator program, scheduled to… Read More

Imagine H2O and Milwaukee Water Council Join Forces to Foster Water Entrepreneurship

Imagine H2O, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that helps entrepreneurs to turn water challenges into business opportunities, and the Milwaukee Water Council, a leadership group that aims to make Milwaukee the World Water Hub for water research, economic development, and education, have signed an Memorandum of Understanding to provide entrepreneurs with tools and… Read More