First and only Pan-African ocean-impact catalyst

Accelerate innovative impact-driven start-ups
in Africa to protect our Oceans

dolphins swimming

We depend on the ocean,
and the ocean depends on us.

Our Vision

Be the movement that inspires more ocean-conscious entrepreneurs and form the tribe that demonstrates the commercial viability of an ocean-minded economy.

Our Mission

Provide a platform – digitally, physically and emotionally – where entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, businesses and other stakeholders can connect, inspire, collaborate and access the resources they need to succeed



Start-ups accelerated in our previous three cohorts

28 Countries

Geographic footprint in Africa


Ventures have successfully raised external funding


External funding raised by the startups

Our Partners


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