SOA Connects: Accelerator Demo Day



 The Third Wave Cohort entrepreneurs pitched their startup solutions at the first virtual Demo Day and participated in demo booths and industry-based panel sessions.

This year's impressive cohort has been profiled in TechCrunch. The nine companies hailing from seven countries represent SOA’s global presence and address a wide range of ocean threats using technological advancements in areas related to habitat destruction, sustainable seafood supply chain, water treatment, and plastic pollution. More than half of the cohort’s startups are led by female CEO's

“We cannot expect to solve the ocean’s most critical challenges with philanthropy alone. We must support entrepreneurs and invest in scalable ocean-impact businesses if we are to reverse the tide of environmental destruction.” Craig Dudenhoeffer, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-founder of the SOA Ocean Solutions Accelerator.

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