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    Date submitted
  • 20-Nov-2017

Connecting people to the Ocean

Abstract

Organization: Oceanpreneur -Social Business in Ocean Travel and Conservation Media

Platform: www.oceanpreneur.co

Position: Ocean Adventurer, Content Creator & Change-Maker (Business owner)

Project Description: Protecting the Ocean through inspiration, information, and empowerment for ocean adventure travel and conservation action. Influencing activities (from constant ocean exploration through sailing, freediving, and (kite)surfing): social media creation, blogs, videos about ocean adventure + threats, ocean adventure travel guide book series (www.Oceannomad.co), community building, and building a green sailing boat (wooden Carriacou sloop) for circumnavigation to be used as a platform for research, experience, and positive change.

Project Impact: Planting seeds for a better world. This will lead to more ocean enthusiasts, ambassadors and leaders for positive change. When people love the ocean, they care. When they care, they act. More ocean action results in more ocean leadership.

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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Aspiring ocean adventurers 18-40 years old

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

creating awareness about the challenges AND solutions to plastic pollution and other ocean challenges

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Passion and mindset of the driving force behind.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

A unique skillset gained from 10 years on non-stop slow travel on almost all oceans, and dozens of small island nations have given me a comprehensive insights on what's happening where and why in the world.