Seafood business competition connects start-ups to investors, offers $180K in prizes


However, since Fish 2.0 is 100% sponsor supported, its continuation depends on available funding, so businesses are urged to apply for the free competition.

The deadline is next month for the new Fish 2.0 business competition, which was launched in January by more than 15 corporate industry leaders, investors, and philanthropists, including

Pentair, CEI, Google Oceans Program, and RSF Social Finance. The final date to apply is April 27 and it's open to seafood companies, fisheries and aquaculture companies worldwide.

The business competition connects investors with business leaders in fisheries, aquaculture and seafood supply chains who are working toward sustainability.

"We see demand for sustainable seafood grow and although supply is available, it's not reaching the right market," Fish 2.0 founder Monica Jain told IntraFish.

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