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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.

Now accepting applications for Startup Studio & Incubator.

Launching February 2024 

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

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Greenhouse Gas Reduction & Removal

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Seaweed farming, nature-based solutions, and decarbonization

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Coastal Resilience & Adaptation

9 Solutions Supported To Date

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

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Pollution

10 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 26 startups and 56 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.

The deadline for applications for Cohort 4 is Feb 18th, 2024 at 11:59 pm ET

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Empowering Sea Change Makers

Supporting early-stage and aspiring BlueTech founders with:

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Community Building & Education

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Catalytic Network Connections

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Co-Founder & Operator
Talent

Growth

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Social & Economic Outcomes Since 2020

56

Current & aspiring entrepreneurs supported

26

Total startups supported

57%

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

$8M

Raised in grants and impact investments by Seaworthy startups

34%

Female 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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Want to learn more about Seaworthy?

We are happy to provide in-depth answers. 

You can email us by clicking the button below or reach out directly at:

Info@SeaworthyCollective.com

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