Entrepreneurship & business support

Supporting water and related entrepreneurs at all stages is the core of our work. We provide entrepreneurship trainings, technical assistance and networking opportunities to support dedicated entrepreneurs. We have specialised staff that do this support at all stages: From ideation to incubation to acceleration to scale-up. We develop business models, support business  development, create marketing strategies, create sound governance systems and make entrepreneurs investment ready. We also provide mentoring and guidance in decision-making processes, client acquisition and the day-to-day struggle to start, grow and scale innovative businesses .

IDEATION: CMI E-Hackathon & E-Bootcamp

IDEATION: IADB Hackathon 2020

IDEATION: Support for AQUATÓN winners

IDEATION: Water and Climate Career Curriculum Europe

IDEATION: e-Hackathon 2022

INCUBATION: cewas start-up programme 2010-2017

INCUBATION: Junior ReSource fellowship

INCUBATION: Young water fellowship

INCUBATION: RRR Business Development Programme Uganda

INCUBATION: Two start-up programmes in Lebanon (2018-2019)

INCUBATION: Green incubation programme in Jordan (2019/2020)

INCUBATION: Young Water Fellowship LATAM

ACCELERATION: Swiss Re Resource Award 2015-2018

ACCELERATION: FINISH Mondial

ACCELERATION: Young Water Fellowship Acceleration Programme

ACCELERATION: Green Accelerator Middle East (GA-ME)

ACCELERATION: WASH Accelerator Kenya (WA-KE UP)

SCALE-UP: Swiss Bluetec Bridge

SCALE-UP: Water and Energy for Food MENA