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

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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


Acceleration Program

Personal, product & business developments for startup market and investor readiness. Applications now open!


Support to the development of policies for the local Blue Economy in African Countries.

Ecosystem Support

Thought leadership, matchmaking and convening within the African Blue Economy.





Start-ups accelerated in our previous two cohorts



Countries represented in last years applications




Ventures have successfully raised external funding

$5,4 M


External funding raised by the startups


Feb. 1st, 2021

OceanHub accelerator programme applications open

Feb. 1st, 2021

OceanHub Africa accelerator calling for applicants 

Feb. 1st, 2021

Applications open for online OceanHub Africa accelerator programme

July 5th, 2020

Six ocean-minded startups in SA

December 18th, 2020

Blue Economy is key to African growth and demands more innovation

March 6th, 2020

Applications open for Cape Town-based OceanHub accelerator

March 5th, 2020

Inaugural oceanography symposium by and for students 

March 5th, 2020

OceanHub Africa opens accelerator call to startups looking to protect ocean

March 2nd, 2020

OceanHub Africa launches at the V&A

January 2nd, 2020

Here are 20 accelerators, incubators for African startups to apply for in 2020

December 6th, 2019

African Impact Accelerator Launched in Cape Town to Support Ocean Economy Innovation

October 31st, 2019

Cape Town’s OceanHub seeks entrepreneurial solution to ocean crisis

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