Join our world-class Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator program. We are dedicated to helping maritime companies innovate and grow by connecting them with capital and key stakeholders. Apply before November 18 to join at WeWork 1411 4th Ave!

Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator is the first Washington state maritime accelerator, and among only a handful that exist in the US, established by Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle and WeWork Labs. Selected startups will be housed and supported by WeWork Labs in Seattle, to make the Puget Sound Region a leading hub for sustainable maritime and ocean industries.

Selection
10 promising startups will be selected for the first cohort, which will formally begin in January 2020. WeWork Labs is accepting applications from all startups and new ventures who are passionate about finding innovative solutions to benefit the Maritime and Ocean economies. Applicants will be reviewed and selected by the Washington Maritime Blue Innovation Ad...
Join our world-class Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator program. We are dedicated to helping maritime companies innovate and grow by connecting them with capital and key stakeholders. Apply before November 18 to join at WeWork 1411 4th Ave!

Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator is the first Washington state maritime accelerator, and among only a handful that exist in the US, established by Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle and WeWork Labs. Selected startups will be housed and supported by WeWork Labs in Seattle, to make the Puget Sound Region a leading hub for sustainable maritime and ocean industries.

Selection
10 promising startups will be selected for the first cohort, which will formally begin in January 2020. WeWork Labs is accepting applications from all startups and new ventures who are passionate about finding innovative solutions to benefit the Maritime and Ocean economies. Applicants will be reviewed and selected by the Washington Maritime Blue Innovation Advisory Committee.

The Program
Startups will benefit from intensive programming provided by WeWork Labs over a 4-month period. In addition to being housed at WeWork 1411 4th Ave, startups will receive access to the WeWork Labs global network of mentors and advisors alongside Washington's maritime and ocean leaders. This will be a powerful opportunity for local companies to grow and secure funding in a sector where capital is often scarce.

Demo Day
The accelerator will conclude in April 2020 with a formal demo day where the startups will pitch their ideas to a curated audience of investors, mentors, corporate partners, government officials.
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Amitha Raman
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Elizabeth Scallon
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Elizabeth Scallon Award winning leader in the PNW startup ecosystem, she is a scientist, mentor, and 15-year leader in scientific and technological innovation
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