Have a business that operates in the Blue Economy sector? Apply for the 2021 Pangea Blue Economy Accelerator program today!


Pangea, an accelerator and investment platform that helps startups build skills and facilitates matches with investors, invites applications from businesses in Africa for its Blue Economy Accelerator Program. Applications are due for the three-month program on 29 August 2021.

The program aims to support women- and youth-owned enterprises operating in the Blue Economy sector, which refers to the sustainable use of lakes, rivers, seas, and oceans for economic growth. Successful applicants will benefit from:

  • Access to market linkages through Business 2 Business (B2B) opportunities with leading businesses in the sector.
  • Intensive learning using a tailored curriculum based on an individual business evaluation to meet each company’s unique needs.
  • Personalized coaching to help companies tailor growth strategies.
  • Access to tools and skills necessary to secure investment from a pre-selected pool of investors offering early-stage funding of up to UGX 350 million or seed funding of up to UGX 1.76 trillion. 
  • Opportunity to build relationships and tap into a strong network of other businesses operating in the sector.


Who is eligible to apply?

The program is open to startups in Africa that operate in the following sectors:

  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Tourism
  • Climate action
  • Cold chain logistics
  • Maritime and shipping
  • Digital solutions
  • Security and Data


How to apply

Eligible entrepreneurs can apply online here.

Deadline: 29 August 2021


For more information: 

Email: info@pangeaaccelerator.com

Visit https://www.pangeaa.com/blue-economy/African