What is the Blue Economy and What Startups Need to Know

Mar 17, 2022, 12:00 – 4:00 AM

Have you been hearing about The Blue Economy but unsure what it is, if you should be looking at this market, or how to evaluate the market? Join us as we have a conversation with Braid Theory's CSO and Co-Founder Jim Cooper on why NOW is the time for startups and investors to learn about The Blue Economy and dive in head first! Join us post chat for happy hour at Chapman Brewery!

Virtual event
Fireside Chat

About this event

Join us for this hybrid event with a virtual fireside chat and in person happy hour! 

What is the Blue Economy? Why is there so much investment from the government? What kind of companies are in this market? Should I as a founder or an investor be looking at this market as an opportunity?

These are some of the questions we'll be discussing we Jim Cooper, CSO and Co-Founder of Braid Theory. Jim is trained in economics, political science, biology and mathematics. Braid Theory is a Vertically Integrated Venture Advisory and Accelerator, operating in BlueTech and the Blue Economy.

Is now really the time for startups and investors to dive head first into the Blue Economy?

Check out what happened


  • Jim Cooper


    Co-Founer & CSO



Thursday, March 17, 2022
12:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC


Opening | Welcome
Fireside Chat | Workshop
Questions | Thank you
Happy Hour


  • Jessica Acosta

    SmartSpace AI

    Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine

  • TJ Kinion

    Sofar Ocean

    Co-Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine

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