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Discover the Power of Connecting with world water-tech innovators.


August 23-24th 2021









Because every drop counts.


Population growth and increasing water consumption is putting pressure on water availability which could decline by as much as two thirds globally by 2050, posing global economic, societal and environmental threats. 

Discover the diversity and impact of WATERTECH’s startup ecosystem will spotlight the latest innovations in water-tech, including real-time analytics, machine learning, AI, biotechnology, water infrastructure financing, wastewater treatment, industrial sludge management, and data modeling at Water Tech innovation day.

The summit offers early-mid-stage start-ups the opportunity to pitch their technology to over 250 senior water-tech leaders, including investors, technology integrators, engineering companies, utilities, and industrial end-users seeking fresh ideas and potential collaborations with agile tech innovators


We focused on aligning digital innovation with a strategic vision designed to provide local entrepreneurs with training and resources in critical thematic areas to help grow and accelerate their business and ideas. Attend a session or just the classes that fit your schedule and needs.


Hear from an inspirational panel of successful experts. Then choose your classes to learn how to boost your skills, your career, or your business. Between sessions, stop by the activity's breakout rooms and Learning Bar to get 1:1 help from the community mentors on your individual needs. (AMA: AskMeAnything)

Showcase your startup by participating in the water innovation tech festival where we feature 100+ local innovators, their visions, and their stories.


Connect with other startups in the watertech ecosystem and tell your story to the world.


Find great investment opportunities and meet founders from  watertech industry.


Bring the spirit of innovation to your organization with the brightest tech players around

Connect with watertech ecosystem and maybe even land your first job with a startup

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√ Water Savings
Water supply and sewage reduction


√ Cost Savings
For water utility and residents.


√ Flood Mitigation
Reducing waste water flows, contributing to resilience in systems as a consequence of climate change.


√ Infrastructure Savings
Infrastructure capacity - reservoirs, pipework, sewage works.


√ Environmental Savings
Reduced water consumption, carbon reduction, greater wildlife protection, reduce saltwater intrusion in aquifers.


√ Smart Cities / Internet of Things
Increased digital efficiency, improved resource management, up to date water usage, billing, enabling planning for utilities.

Students, researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals get to the next stage of development--from unproven ideas to commercial viability, from seed funding to visibility. The Water-Tech is your portal for all of our application-based competitions and challenges. It provides you a convenient gathering for learning about and applying to open challenges to advance your freshwater technology. Then, through our global network of researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators and partners, we serve as the conduit between your idea and the marketplace.​

This water-tech innovation day allows us to expand our speaker lineup to every corner of the world.

Help us reach the most interesting and share-worthy personalities for them to contribute to by recommending them or contribute yourself.


Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across the globe

The summit is where water utility leaders, start-ups, technology giants, engineers and investors from all over the globe came to find solutions to today’s challenges of digitization, security, energy recovery and new water resources.

Join the virtual Water-Tech LATAM Innovation community to:


  • Create New Business Connections via Video 1-1 Meetings.

  • Benchmark with Your Peers in Online Roundtable Discussions.

  • Gain Critical Intelligence on the Future of Water Innovation.

  • Expand Your Network Across the Global Water Supply Chain.

We're excited to reveal the first speakers lined-up for #WaterTechLATAM with stakeholders from utilities, venture funds, global engineering giants, and technology companies you’re guaranteed hot debates, new ideas and fresh faces!

Felipe Varon

Felipe Varon

Founder & CEO at Varon Vehicles

Mauricio Afanador

Mauricio Afanador

Territory Channel Manager Azure en Microsoft

Silvio Pupo - USA

Silvio Pupo - USA

Impact Capitalist + Civic Diplomat | 40 under 40

José María Ouro Lopez

José María Ouro Lopez

Director Tecnico y de Operaciones en SUEZ

Sidney Nakahodo - USA

Sidney Nakahodo - USA

Entrepreneurship | Space | International Development

Andres Hurtado Rangel - USA

Andres Hurtado Rangel - USA

TechEntrepreneur, Angel Investor, StartupCON Founder

Scarlett Arana - USA

Scarlett Arana - USA

Geospatial & GIS Scientist. Unifying Innovation & Tech Ecosystems

Water Innovators Wanted!

Did you know, that probably there are more than over 10k startups, 55+ accelerators, and 800+ active venture capitalist funds in your global region? 

We think the more knowledge is shared in a region the more innovation can evolve. Therefore, we want to create a global community, multi event that brings multicultural like-minded people together - to learn from each other, be inspired, and exchange resources with each other. 

The GlobalStartupCON offers high-impact programming, with the goal of amplifying and showcasing the city’s thriving innovation ecosystem and partners. Events take place online for all regions and cities worldwide.


Startup founders, experts, investors participate for a panel session of 45 minutes and present themselves however they want to the audience. Attendees sign up for their favorite topic sessions, create their individual agenda, and connect. 



Upcoming Event 


Experts in the water, waste and agri-food tech industries to address the issues most crucial to investors and developers in these sectors. Through extensive research and our global network of industry advisors, we produce highly-focused, topical sessions with hard-hitting agendas and featuring the industry’s most influential figures. These gather all the right people together in one room for powerful debate and networking opportunities to share ideas, find solutions and identify new business opportunities.


Modern Architecture


Agronomist with Tablet


Outer Space


Science Lab


Abstract Water



Charity Partners

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