Fish 2.0 Press releases

  • Fish 2.0 Awards Second Round of Prizes in 2017 Competition

    Fish20.org
    • CARMEL, CA
    • December 12, 2017

    14 businesses will receive ICX prizes, designed to help innovative sustainable seafood ventures grow


    Fish 2.0 today announced the winners of its 11 ICX (Industry Connection) prizes, the final awards in the Fish 2.0 2017 competition for sustainable seafood businesses.

    The competition’s cash prize winners were announced Nov. 8 at the close of the Fish 2.0 2017 Innovation Forum at Stanford University. Those awards went to the eight seafood ventures—one in each of the competition’s six regional and two global tracks—that earned

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  • Eight Sustainable Seafood Businesses Win Top Honors at Fish 2.0 Finals

    Fish20.org
    • CARMEL, CA
    • November 8, 2017

    Entrepreneurs from all over the world are responding to global trends driving market demand in the seafood sector and beyond

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    PALO ALTO, CA, November 8, 2017 — Fish 2.0 closed out its 2017 Innovation Forum today by awarding cash prizes to the eight seafood ventures earning the highest scores in this year’s Fish 2.0 business competition. The winners are simplifying supply chains while increasing income for fishers and farmers, bringing to market creative approaches to aquaculture production and traceability, and getting consumers excited about seafood.

    Diverse panels of investor-judges chose the cash prize winners from among 22 presenters who came out

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  • 40 Innovative Seafood Companies to Pitch at Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum

    Fish20.org
    • CARMEL, CA
    • September 18, 2017

    Business strength, global scope and potential for system-changing impact distinguish Fish 2.0 2017 business competition finalists

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    CARMEL, CA, September 18, 2017 — Fish 2.0 today announced 40 companies that will pitch to investors Nov. 7–8 during the Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum at Stanford University, the culminating event in the Fish 2.0 2017 competition for sustainable seafood businesses.

    This exceptionally strong group of finalists—winnowed from an initial pool of 184 entrants—stands out for its market traction, global character and high potential for impact on the seafood sector. About 50 percent of the finalists are post-revenue businesses, and

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  • Biggest Group Ever Advances in Competition

    Fish20.org
    • CARMEL, CA
    • July 18, 2017

    80 ventures move into Phase 3

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    Fish 2.0 just welcomed our largest-ever Phase 3 pool of seafood innovators: 80 ventures (out of 110 that completed Phase 2) are moving forward in the business competition to work on their impacts, risks, and investment opportunities.

    This is an exceptionally strong group—we were thrilled to see investors’ positive comments about so many of these ventures across all eight tracks. We’re glad to have 40 spots available at this year’s finals, which means Phase 3 competitors have a 50-50 chance of making it to the end.

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  • 161 Fish 2.0 Entries Demonstrate Growth in Wild Seafood Sector Innovation

    Fish20.org
    • CARMEL, CA
    • May 12, 2017

    Sustainable seafood business competition attracts outstanding ventures, with strong representation from Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Pacific Islands

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    The 161 competitors in the third Fish 2.0 business competition for sustainable seafood are a diverse group of global, innovative businesses, and they demonstrate significant growth in wild fisheries and supply chain innovation.

    This year’s competition criteria is focused heavily on wild fisheries and supply chain innovation in most geographies, with aquaculture innovations highlighted mainly in Southeast Asia and on the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts of the U.S. The businesses promise a range of solutions

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  • Fish 2.0 2017 Competition Opens West Coast Track with Investment Event in Seattle

    Fish20.org
    • CARMEL, CA
    • March 15, 2017

    April 4 workshop and reception for Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington seafood businesses focuses on building networks and sparking interest from investors and buyers

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    The intensive workshop, open to seafood entrepreneurs from the West Coast and Alaska, provides coaching on how to communicate persuasively with investors and seafood buyers. It also gives participants opportunities to meaningfully connect with other innovative seafood businesses that could be key partners. To attend, entrepreneurs must register online and be invited.

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  • White House Recognizes Fish 2.0 Founder

    Fish20.org
    • Washington, DC
    • October 4, 2016

    Monica Jain named one of 12 White House Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood

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    On Friday, October 7, the White House will recognize Fish 2.0 founder Monica Jain, Fish 2.0 alumnus Alan Lovewell and 10 other people from across the country as White House Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood. Jain earned the honor for her achievements with Fish 2.0, as well as her longtime dedication to ocean conservation and advancing seafood sustainability. Lovewell, the CEO and co-founder of Real Good Fish and a 2013 Fish 2.0 finalist, earned recognition for building a community-supported fishery that connects local fishermen with local consumers via weekly

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