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blue innovation dock

Financing innovation & start-up disruption
BID start-up pitches

Start-up Pitches A key element of the green transformation in the sector is financing the large-scale investments required in the coming years and engaging new players. The potential for disruptive innovation from start-ups and newcomers to the industry will be discussed. Start-ups will introduce themselves to investors and CEOs in the industry. With the participation of Yachting Ventures and the EU Blue Invest Initiative, there will then be a pitch competition. Concrete funding opportunities will be presented by the EU Initiative.

Pitching companies:

  • Seasy - Lucas Unterweger (CCO)
  • Clean Earth Rovers - Michael Arens (Founder & CEO)
  • Seares - Giorgio Cucè (CEO)
  • Vision Anchor - Matija Jasarov (Co-founder & CEO)
  • Edorado – Name TBC


  • Laurent Probst (Partner, PwC Luxembourg)
  • Martin Redmayne (Journalist & Chairman, The Superyacht Group)
  • Gabriella Richardson (Founder & CEO, Yachting Ventures)
  • Emily Penn (Director, eXXpedition & Skipper & Ocean Advocate)
  • Dr. Clyde Hutchinson (General Partner, Team ABC Ventures)
  • Idan Cohen (CEO, Pick A Pier)