Severe weather consult Ltd (SWC) has been selected to participate in iMPACT BOOSTER accelerator program. The program includes a unique three month boostcamp, an on location, real time, real experience validation phase, which accelerates market insights and implementation towards a successful company. It consists - amongest others - an approximately 5 months ( of which part in the Netherland and part abroad) program focused on accelerating the process of market validation for the company through extensive training, business development support, coaching by experienced mentors and opportunity to pitch for a group of respected investors.
The company was founded by winners of Rwanda water and ICT accelerator program, a contest that was organized by VIA Water initiative.
SWC aims to save lives and damages arising from extreme weather, through innovative solution that issues weather alerts using smartphones, geo-portal and SMS. The company has developed both a technical instrument (lightning sensor) which can be added on an in-situ weather stations as well as an information chain product which delivers data and information directly to end-users.