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Opportunities for
Sea Change

Seeking current and aspiring ocean and climate impact startup founders
+ Opportunities for our community to meaningfully contribute to solutions.

Accepting applications for our Fall 2024 Startup Studio & Incubator Cohort
+ our Summer Sea Change Makers Fellowship for MDC students

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3 impact areas driving the development of a regenerative blue economy:

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Coastal Resilience & Adaptation

11 Solutions Supported To Date

Environmental restoration such as mangroves and coral reefs, infrastructure for sea level rise and storm surge

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Greenhouse Gas Reduction & Removal

12 Solutions Supported To Date

Seaweed farming, nature-based solutions, and decarbonization

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15 Solutions Supported To Date

Improving water quality and tackling plastic pollution both upstream and downstream

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Become Part of the Next Wave of Sea Change Makers

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Startup Studio / Incubator

Co-Create the Future of Ocean Innovation

Seaworthy Collective is inviting applications for its flagship startup program updated for 2024, the Startup Studio and Incubator. Launching this spring, this three month program supports BlueTech startups with solutions addressing greenhouse gas reduction and removal, coastal resilience and adaptation, and pollution. Founders can tap into Seaworthy's global network of 2,250 members, 250 mentors, and over $1 billion in combined assets. 

Seaworthy has supported 33 startups and 67 founders over the past three years, with an intentional focus on supporting underrepresented founders. The program builds cohorts of both current and aspiring founders, offering a unique human-centered design, along with tailored support. It includes access to Seaworthy's community and resources, global network and services providers, 1-on-1 support, business curriculum, grants support, and opportunities for visibility. The program culminates in the Startup Showcase, celebrating the progress of startups supported throughout the year.

Partners Salesforce and the U.S. Small Business Administration provide full scholarships, valued at $25,000 each, enabling NO COST or equity requirements for participants - our most inclusive program to date!

Apply now if you are looking for partners to help you navigate the blue tech ecosystem.


Fall 2024 Startup Studio and Incubator - June 23rd at 11:59pm EST

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Empowering Sea Change Makers

Supporting early-stage and aspiring BlueTech founders with:


Community Building & Education


Catalytic Network Connections


Co-Founder & Operator


Access to Capital In Our Network

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Social & Economic Outcomes Since 2020


Current & aspiring entrepreneurs supported


Underrepresented (female, BIPOC,  and/or LGBTQ) founders supported


Total startups supported


Female founders supported


Raised in grants and impact investments by Seaworthy startups


BIPOC and/or LGBTQ founders supported

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Are you an investor, philanthropist, or public or private sector organization looking to help catalyze the growth of regenerative ocean innovation?

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Interested in joining our next wave of Sea Change Makers?

Please submit the form below! There are no
prerequisites, we just ask you to complete a simple follow up survey. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for our startup programs.

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