What is the Blue Economy and What Startups Need to Know

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

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!

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?

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


12:00 AMOpening | Welcome
12:05 AMFireside Chat | Workshop
12:45 AMQuestions | Thank you
1:30 AMHappy Hour


  • Jessica Acosta

    SmartSpace AI

    Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine

  • TJ Kinion

    Sofar Ocean

    Co-Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine

  • Atlás Blake

    Freelance (Open to Work)

    Community Engagement