brew (Business,  Research and Entrepreneurship in Water) 2.0 HELPS MARKET-READY WATER TECH STARTUPS SCALE AND GROW

As a late-stage water tech startup, you need access to experts, funding and, most importantly, connections to grow. The Water Council’s BREW 2.0–short for Business, Research and Entrepreneurship in Water—is an intensive two-week virtual post-accelerator program with one mission: to help you build the skills and connections you need to scale and grow.


About BREW 2.0

BREW 2.0 is our next-gen accelerator program designed specifically to help promising water tech innovators to continue to build momentum on their path to market adoption success. Held twice a year and open to up to 10 participants, the two-week virtual experience focuses on pro-led sales and growth programs, a pitch opportunity and access to customer connections. After the program wraps, participants have access to ongoing training opportunities and other resources to continue their growth trajectory to go up, up, up!


  • Participation in BREW Week, presented by American Family Insurance Institute
  • Sales and scale training
  • Pitch event
  • Customer and investor introductions
  • Ongoing access to portfolio companies in our network


Is BREW 2.0 for you?

It’s simple: If you’re market ready and ready to invest in your next stage of startup success, then you’re ready for BREW 2.0.

learn more: BREW 2.0 FAQS



BREW 2.0 participants gain connections to our extensive network of corporate, industry and utility contacts, as well as connections to funding resources—explore our diverse community below!





Ready to Get Brewing?

applications for our spring 2021 brew 2.o program are closed. JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to be the first to hear about new brew 2.o program announcements.



“Our participation in the BREW was critical to developing our understanding of the North American water technology market.”
–Wayne Byrne, Managing Director of Oxymem in Ireland, acquired by Dow in early 2020




Karen Frost

VP Economic Development




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