Podcast with Jason Carter from Blue Tide Aquaculture (7:59 minutes)
Jason Carter is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Tide Aquaculture, North America’s first investment vehicle focussed exclusively on sustainable aquaculture. He has responsibility for the overall strategic direction and performance of the Company, as well as negotiations with prospective investment companies. Prior to Blue Tide, Jason established a background in wealth management and capital markets working with one of Canada’s largest banks. After this, he helped found Europe’s first diversified royalty finance company, pioneering the finance method with European institutional investors and completing the first three diversified royalty transactions in Europe. In 2017, he was instrumental in raising £35 million for the £3 million shell company, with the company’s top five institutional investors collectively managing >US$1 trillion.
Podcast with Michael Riedijk from Oceaneos (10:24 minutes)
Michael Riedijk is Founder & CEO of Oceaneos. An experienced serial entrepreneur who has founded and invested in several successful green/clean tech and software companies. Michael brings extensive knowledge about bringing technology companies from start-up to fruition. Michael’s companies have been awarded the ‘Obama Champion of Change’ Award at The White House in 2011, the ‘Red Herring Top 100 North America 2012’, the list of 100 most innovative tech companies in North America,, the ‘Deloitte Technology Fast 500’ several years in a row and the PROFIT 500 Canada in 2017. Michael was the co-founder & CEO of Green Valley, a Dutch developer of knowledge management software which was acquired in 2015 and PageFreezer Inc., a Vancouver-based SaaS company. Michael holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.
Podcast with Will Bateman from Zyba (5:02 minutes)
Dr. Will Bateman is the founder and CEO of Zyba Ltd, a clean-tech company focused on delivering marine renewable energy and growing artificial coral reefs at accelerated rates. He is the main innovator behind Zyba’s core technology, “CCell”, an ultra-light-weight wave energy converter, which has been under development since 2012. CCell stems from his PhD on the numerical modelling of extreme ocean waves from Imperial College London and his degree in Civil Engineering. Will has over 17 years’ experience in management and engineering roles in some of the world’s leading engineering companies including General Dynamics in Canada, Risk Management Solutions and Lloyds Register in London.