Scuba diving and identifying safe oceanic nutrients (mostly plant-based).
My biggest challenge...
Studying shark & dolphin behavior to better quantify ocean health.
I want to invest in...
Startups incorporating ML, Neural Networks to solve problems that impact the environment specifically ocean health. For example, electric & autonomous cars reduce carbon emissions which reduces ocean acidification, AWS for ocean computing which allows us to process more data, and anything in between.
I can be most helpful at...
I've raised $5M+ for my own companies and helped advise companies to raise well over $50M through Series B. Additionally, I help startups get their products to market through technical strategy.
I think we can fix America by...
Helping people connect their behavior to their impact on ocean's most vulnerable populations to reduce our environmental impact. Additionally, climate impact has the opportunity to create global alliances for perpetuating additional environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable innovation.
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663 startups have raised $280,193,586 on Wefunder
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