HATCH is the world's first accelerator program focused on the aquaculture industry seeking to find, develop and scale talented and disruptive aquaculture startups.
We look for teams with innovative and scalable solutions that solve significant problems in the aquaculture industry in order to enable its long-term sustainability.
Cost reduction through improved growth efficiency and reduced feed input costs; assurance of industry growth through sustainable feed ingredient supply
Risk reduction through development of new diagnostics, vaccines and medication for infectious diseases
We provide our portfolio companies with a route to revenue and capital, delivered through our industry contacts and access to a global investment community with a specific interest in aquaculture.
Our program is tailored to meet the needs of the aquaculture industry through:
Startups learn directly from aquaculture experts and experienced entrepreneurs
We invest €50k in cash into each company and can provide additional funding after the program
We connect teams with aquaculture industry players across different markets and regions
We support your prototyping and connect you with potential R&D partners
We offer access to office space for up to 12 months after the program at any of our locations worldwide
Our team has extensive accelerator and aquaculture experience and has helped raise €M's in startup capital