Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Track 

This Southeast Asia track offers a range of opportunities and support for regional seafood businesses who wish to seek investment, make trade contacts and connect with Fish 2.0's global network of sustainable seafood businesses and investors. 

Who can participate in the Southeast Asia Track?

Companies from around the world compete in Fish 2.0. For the Southeast Asia track, the eligibility is:

  • Lower Mekong Delta (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar)
  • Indonesia (all islands)

The Business must be focused on one of the following sectors:

  • Wild Capture fisheries (Only Indonesia-based businesses are eligible in this group).
  • Aquaculture: Any business related to aquaculture, aquaponics or mariculture. 
  • Seafood Supply-Chain businesses (for either aquaculture or wild capture).
  • Supply Chain Innovation: businesses that are changing or creating new supply chains that favor sustainable or local seafood systems.
  • Traceability and Transparency Innovation:  businesses that are improving the traceability of seafood or transparency in fisheries management, supply chains, sales or consumer markets. Both technology and non-technology solutions are welcome.
  • If you are in doubt about your eligibility, apply.  Or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All businesses including start-up, early stage or established businesses can participate.

There is no cost to participate in Fish 2.0 or its workshops.

Businesses not eligible in this or other regional tracks, please check out our two global tracks (Supply Chain Innovation and Traceability & Transparency)

What will I get out of participating in Fish 2.0?

Fish 2.0 will help you to get your business ready for investors, and to meet investors who are interested in your business in your region

  • Each enterprise will have its materials reviewed by 1-4 investors during the competition.
  • You will be offered opportunities to work with investors who can advise you on how best to build your business idea and succeed in the competition and in gaining investment.
  • Fish 2.0 receives significant media coverage in the seafood press and the popular press globally. See the News on the Fish 2.0 website.

Read more about Fish 2.0 in a one page overview:


What are my chances of winning?

  • Fish 2.0 has a specific track just for Southeast Asia Businesses. You will work with the same materials, process and feedback as all global businesses, but compete against the companies within your track to gain a spot at the Global Finals.
  • All judging is done by investors, using standard criteria for viable businesses.
  • Fish 2.0 offers a cash prize to the leading Southeast Asia enterprise.
  • Fish 2.0 will recognize the top three ventures in this track and invite them to pitch to investors at the competition finals in California.

Southeast Asia Track Resources


Algae Products

Fish 2.0 Investor Insights 2017. This resource focuses on the potential for algae to transform several large industries through their unique attributes and benefits. This one-page report also highlights the specific market opportunities for algae, including applications in biofuel, bioplastics, fertilizer, pharmaceuticals and more.


Innovation in Fish Feeds

Fish 2.0 Investor Insights 2017. This one-page report details on the advantages and disadvantages of alternatives to traditional fish feeds, discusses the market opportunity for feeds as aquaculture expands, and provides specific examples of innovative technologies that investors should watch.

Indonesia Fisheries: 2015 Review

Indonesia Fisheries: 2015 Review

California Environmental Associates, Prepared for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 2016. This resource is a report on trends in coastal marine resources and fisheries management in Indonesia. This report aggregates the best available data on fisheries statistics and trends in order to provide an evidence base for policymakers and other stakeholders.

2017 Southeast Asia Track Sponsors 


Feed the Future
Winrock International
Packard Foundation
Walton Family Foundation