Ocean Impact Organisation cofounders Nick Chiarelli & Tim Silverwood. Photo: Tasha
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Two Australian startups are part of this year’s Ocean Impact Pitchfest

- October 12, 2023 2 MIN READ

Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) has selected 12 finalists in The Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2023, including two from Australia. OIO’s CEO Nick Chiarelli, who’s just returned from New York Climate Week, the final 12 were chosen from 200 applications across 54 countries and embrace. They span a range of environmental solutions, from ropeless fishing gear that… Read more »

Ocean Impact Organisation, Nick Chiarelli & Tim Silverwood.

Ocean Impact Organisation has picked 3 Australian startups for its latest accelerator

- June 26, 2023 2 MIN READ

Australia’s Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) has selected six startups working on ways to improve the ocean’s health to take part in the latest Ocean Impact Accelerator Program. The three startups from Australia, and as well as three from the US. will spend five months working alongside OIO to expand their business, and impact on cleaner seas.… Read more »

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Applications are now open for the 2023 Ocean Impact Accelerator Program

- February 8, 2023 2 MIN READ

Australian environmental startup accelerator and investor Ocean Impact Organisation  (OIO) is again running its six-month accelerator program for startups working on solutions to transform ocean health. The not-for-profit seeks 10 “game-changing” startups working on sustainability solutions. Startups focusing on ocean-related issues can apply here.  The Ocean Impact Accelerator Program (OIAP) is an initiative that helps… Read more »

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The Ocean Impact Pitchfest is back and seeking startups to make the sea healthier

- August 9, 2022 2 MIN READ

Australian environmental startup accelerator and investor Ocean Impact Organisation  (OIO) is once again running its annual  Ocean Impact Pitchfest, to find, support and accelerate startups working on solutions to transform ocean health. Startups have the chance to win a A$50,000 cash prize, with an additional $50,000 up for grabs for startups working on specific ocean challenge… Read more »

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Methane reduction startup Sea Forest has won The Ocean Impact Pitchfest

- November 5, 2021 3 MIN READ

A Tasmanian startup pioneering the commercial production of a seaweed that has the potential to dramatically cuts methane emissions from livestock has won the Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2021. Sea Forest impressed the judges from among more than 200 applications from 45 countries. The runner up is Saathi, an Indian startup improving the lives and livelihoods… Read more »