Growing a Blue Technology Startup

Innovate Newport 513 Broadway, Newport, RI, United States

Program: Growing a Blue Technology Startup When: September 15, 2022, 3:00PM-4:30PM, networking reception to follow Where: Innovate Newport, 513 Broadway, Newport, RI. Join us at 3:00PM on September 15th, at Innovate Newport, for the Blue Venture Forum’s “Growing a Blue Technology Startup” panel discussion. The need to better understand our oceans, so that we can more effectively manage, protect, and use ocean resources is driving a new wave of bluetech startups. These startups are developing innovative new products, methodologies, and systems for commercial, governmental, and defense customers.  During this panel discussion, co-founders and representatives of promising blue technology startups will discuss their experience raising an investment and working with investors, bringing a product to market, identifying customers, working with strategic partners, and more. The startups featured on this panel have collectively raised over $8 million in investment to bring their innovative solutions to market. Panelists- Ian Estaphan Owen, Co-Founder & CEO, Jaia Robotics, Inc. Ray Schmitt, Co-Founder & President, Salient Predictions, Rusty Warren, Co-Founder & CEO, Armada Marine Robotics, Alessandra Bianchi, Communications Director, SeaTrac, Panel Moderator: Toby Stapleton, Director, Blue Venture Forum


Discover Global Markets: The Blue Economy

Providence, RI Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Discover Global Markets business development forum is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters. The forum features a dynamic mix of plenary sessions, topical round-tables, prescheduled one-on-one meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats, buyers and ministry officials from key markets around the globe, and plenty of networking!