WaterCitizen.Org 501(c)3 Presents...

WaterPitch!

The Water Startup Matching Extravaganza!

2024-2025 Program
(Registration and Program Announcements Coming Soon!) Including

Mon. Aug. 26th thru
Fri Sep. 6th
Water Innovation Nation (WIN)
Virtual Summit

Empowering the Water Startup Community!

Registration Opening Soon!

Thurs., Nov. 7th
WaterPitch! Cincinnati
at the University of Cincinnati
1819 Innovation Hub

Followed Fri. Nov. 8th by USEPA Lab Tour & Licensing Workshop

(TBC)
Registration Opening Soon!

Wed., Feb. 12th
WaterPitch! DC

at DC Water's HQO

Followed Thu. Feb. 13th by Congressional Briefing by Water Startups

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Click Here for 10/10/23 Program in Cincinnati
EPA-WaterVent-WaterCitizen
Water Startup Matching Extravaganza

Program Template

NOTE: Startup Pitch Themes May Change Based On Startup Registrations Received

(Last updated 06/09/24)

8:00am - 8:15am

Sponsored Light Breakfast & Registration

8:15-8:45 Opening General Session (Room A)

Opening Welcome

Welcome from MC Dr. Cat Shrier, WaterCitizen Institute


Opening Comments by Host
and Major Sponsors

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Conference Co-Chairs and Planning Committee Introductions

The State of Water Entrepreneurship
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How to Get the Most
Out of Today’s Program

DrCat Shrier

8:45am - 9:00am

Sponsored Break

9:00am - 10:00am

Startup Pitches Round I

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Moderator: TBD
Room A:
Industrial Water/Wastewater and Environmental Remediation

Moderator: TBD

Room B: Point-of-Use, Consumer-Focused, Global WASH, Workforce DEI, Environmental Justice, Contracting/Billing/Customer Service

10:00am - 10:15am

Sponsored Break

10:15am - 11:15am

Reverse Pitches: "Show Me The Money" (2 Rooms)

Moderator: TBD

Room A: Venture Capitalists & Angel Investors

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11:15am - 11:30am

Sponsored Break

11:30am - 12:30pm

Startup Pitches Round 2 (2 Rooms)

(Tentative schedule & Themes, subject to change)

Moderator: TBD

Room A: Municipal Wastewater, Stormwater, Floods, Disaster & Emergency Prediction/Preparation

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Room B: Residential, Commercial, Food & Beverage, Aquaculture

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12:30pm - 1:15pm

Sponsored Lunch

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Sponsored Lunch

1:15pm - 2:15pm

Reverse Pitches: "Voice Of The Customer" (2 Rooms)

Room A: Water Sector Clients (up to 8)

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2:15pm - 2:30pm

Sponsored Break

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Startup Pitches Round 3 (2 Rooms)

(Tentative schedule & Themes, subject to change)

Moderator: TBD

Room A: Water Supply Infrastructure, Drinking Water, Hydropower

(up to 8)

Moderator: TBD

Room B: Climate Sustainability, Water Resource & Ecosystem Restoration
(up to 8)

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Sponsored Break

3:45pm -4:30pm

Reverse Pitches: "An Ecosystem of Support"
Water Startup Incubators, Accelerators, Clusters (up to 8)

Moderator: TBD

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4:30pm - 5:00pm

Closing Keynote: The Future of Water Entrepreneurship
DrCat Shrier, WaterCitizen Foundation

Best Pitch Awards

THANKS to our Sponsors!

Lead Sponsor: TBD

Meal Sponsors: TBD

Reception Sponsors: TBD

Awards Sponsors: TBD

Promotional Sponsors: TBD

Pitch Coaches: TBD

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Sponsored Reception

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Attendees get to vote for their favorite Pitches in each Startup Session!
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