Washington D.C., June 4 2014 – SecureWaters and the Cleantech Open Southeast Region announced today that SecureWaters has been recognized as a semi-finalist that will participate at the regional level in the 2014 Cleantech Open national accelerator program. SecureWaters was one of 22 companies to be selected among a diverse range of businesses in the Southeast region founded by innovative cleantech entrepreneurs. By participating in the program, startups receive up to $45,000 worth of training, services, mentoring and visibility.
SecureWaters is an innovative and fast growing water security technology Company. We develop products and solutions that enable the security of surface water bodies. The AquaSentinel, our unique and innovative Water Security Sensor, enhances the security of water bodies against environmental accidents, toxic spills, terrorist threats and natural disasters by immediately detecting, identifying, and alerting for a wide range of toxins.
SecureWaters is active in the fast growing global market for water security solutions, products, big data. We are proud to be an IBM SmartCamp Winner, a CISCO EIR (Entrepreneur in Residence Class 2014), a finalist of the Katerva Awards in 2013 and in 2014 and named as one of the best 50 environmental ideas by the Kaufmann Foundation. For more information www.securewatersinc.com.
About The Cleantech Open
The Cleantech Open is the world’s largest cleantech accelerator and is dedicated to providing entrepreneurs and technologists the resources needed to launch a successful cleantech company. Our mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental, and economic challenges. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, the Cleantech Open provides the infrastructure, expertise and strategic relationships that turn clever ideas into successful global cleantech companies. Over the past seven years, the Cleantech Open has awarded over $5 million in cash and services. During that time, our 800 alumni companies have raised $800 million in external funding. Fueled by a network of more than 2,000 volunteers, the Cleantech Open unites the public and private sectors in a shared vision for making America’s cleantech sector a thriving economic engine. For more information, visit www.cleantechopen.org.