Blue Economy and Entrepreneurship Consulting

We provide tools and insights to policy and decision-makers to unlock the local Blue Economy while developing knowledge to motivate finance support for African Blue Growth.

Policy Support

Providing tools and insights to policy and decision makers to unlock local, sustainable, equitable Blue Economy.

Scoping Study

  • Blue economy value chain mapping
  • Gap analysis
  • Blue entrepreneurship development opportunity

Roadmap

Policy recommendations to drive Blue Growth
  • Policy recommendations to drive local/regional Blue Growth
  • Coastal Community Empowerment planning
  • Fundraising for Regional Blue Economy Developments
  • Build Back Bluer

Impact Report

  • Census of Blue Economy Actors
  • Ocean Economic, Social, Environmental Analysis
  • Impact of C-19 on Blue Economy and Stakeholders

Clients and Partners

  • Kenyan Government
  • Government of Zanzibar
  • Government of Mozambique
  • IUCN
  • TechnoServe
  • WIOMSA
  • UNECA
  • High Level Panel for Sustainable Ocean Economy

Testimonials

Finance Support

Developing knowledge and understanding to motivate and channel funding

Impact Investment

  • Ecosystem mapping (startups, ESO, VC, …)
  • Impact Measurement and Management frameworks

Due Diligence

  • Building the case for Blue Economy investments and financial viability
  • Project mapping and positioning This also includes developing an internal Rate of Return.

Clients and Partners

  • 1000 Ocean Startups
  • V&A Waterfront
  • IUCN
  • WWF International

Start Up Support

Coastal Community Programs

We support with program design and implementation for low-tech high social impact Blue Entrepreneurship incubation. We focus on capacity building and resource management.

Public examples of coastal community programs we work and have worked with: Tanga-Pemba Seascape, SA East Coast rock lobster.

Industry Focused Programs

This includes Blue Entrepreneurship incubation programs with a clear focus within the African Blue Economy.

Examples of previous work: Circular Plastic Economy, Tackling Seabed Mining.

Soft Landing

This includes:
  • Business development support into new markets
  • Product/Service adaptation to African markets for expansion
  • Fundraising for growth within African Blue Economy

Ongoing work not disclosable at this stage.

Fundraising & Post Development

This includes:
  • Specific product development support, taking your Minimum Viable Product to Minimum Marketable Product for blue growth in Africa
  • Funding opportunity identification, preparation and application support
  • Commercial project-specific development support for blue growth in Africa

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