Backing mission-driven entrepreneurs who combine ocean and technology to create and foster next-generation businesses.

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The Fund

Blue Pioneers invests in emerging tech-enabled blue ventures with high positive impact on ocean sustainability and climate change.

What we look for

Early stage startups primarily from Southern Europe using science and technology innovation to create sustainable businesses, in line with the United Nations sustainable development goals.

What we offer

Early stage funding, from pre-seed to series-A, combined with a unique way of working alongside founders from pilot to market together with our network of highly specialized scientific and industry experts.

Our Focus

We’re looking for passionate entrepreneurs using innovative technologies to meet the challenges of ocean sustainability.

We’re focused on the following areas of the new Blue Economy:


As Blue Pioneers has just been launched in 2020, we will be announcing first investments soon.


Blue Pioneers Fund was founded with the ambition of becoming the early stage VC of choice for entrepreneurs at the intersection of ocean & climate sustainability and science & technology, backed by Movendo Capital as key strategic investor and sustainability partner.

Our team combines investment management and blue entrepreneurial experience and works closely with a highly specialized network of expert advisors in ocean based industries.



Our Senior Strategic Advisor and Scientific Lead Advisors are supporting our portfolio founders to accelerate the pace of their sustainable blue tech innovations.

Our community of ocean sustainability experts, professors, founders, C-levels from blue economy related industries, are also backing our portfolio founders building scalable and global companies.

Are you a Blue Pioneer?

Reach out and let us know, we love to meet interesting people and projects.