Lotus Water, a Mexican cleantech startup in residence at the LatAm Startups accelerator, has been accepted into Seneca Helix.
Access to clean drinking water is a global crisis. According to UN-Water, a United Nation organization, water scarcity affects every continent. 1.2 billion people live in areas of physical water scarcity with another 500 million people approaching this situation.
Lotus Water aims to bring clean drinking water to billions of people around the world.
"Seneca HELIX is proud to support these innovative entrepreneurs by providing mentorship, space, access to resources and applied research assistance toward their launch of a sustainable, scalable venture that will have global impact," said Chris Dudley, Director - Entrepreneurship at Seneca Helix.
Lotus Water co-founders Christian Navarro and Carlos Bravo were pleased to join Seneca Helix, and said "We choose Seneca HELIX for the commitment they have on the development and launch of successful companies, the support they have with Seneca for the research & development and for their business connections."
"We chose Canada as a bridge to the global market," they added, "this country has great technological development in addition to its great opening for companies from other countries, on the other hand, its ecosystem is the ideal to help us, move our businnes forward."