SeaAhead in the Press

Content released about SeaAhead and our Bluetech community


Boston Globe - “The Next Global Tech Disruption Will Happen Where Few Expect It”

Boston Globe | Jun 28, 2019

“…Boston’s first innovation hub dedicated to BlueTech startups, SeaAhead, was founded last year by Mark Huang, a veteran of cleantech venture capital funds. The hub has already …”

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New England Aquarium Partners with SeaAhead to Foster New Sustainable Ocean Ventures

My Social Good News | May 1, 2019

“… The New England Aquarium and SeaAhead are initiating their partnership by launching a new Venture Fellows-in-Residence program. This grant program will seek to catalyze new business creation by providing non-dilutive ‘first capital’ to entrepreneurs with a new ocean-related innovation that will have a strong impact on sustainability…”

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SeaAhead’s Mark Huang on Yale School of Management’s Program of Entrepreneurship

June 18, 2019

Managing Director Mark Huang speaks on the Blue Economy, what SeaAhead is and does, and how it is building an innovation ecosystem in the Northeast to improve ocean sustainability.

SeaAhead and CIC Partner to Open Boston's First Ocean Innovation Hub

Press Release | Jan 8, 2019

“…SeaAhead and the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) announced today their partnership to open the first dedicated Bluetech Innovation Hub in Boston. The SeaAhead Hub, located at CIC Boston (50 Milk Street), will enable ocean entrepreneurs, growing businesses, investors and corporations — as well as non-profits, the public sector and researchers — to have a central co-working and convening location…”

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Dec 6, 2018

Mark Huang on ‘Why Bluetech, Why Now?’


Innovation Ahoy!: How SeaAhead Fosters Blue Tech Innovation

AmericanInno | Aug 2, 2018

“…If we’re thinking about new technology, there’s offshore wind power and coastal resiliency, networks that would allow a detailed model of where flooding [would occur],’ explained SeaAhead Executive Director and co-founder Alissa Peterson…“

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SeaAhead Formed To Assist Ocean-Related Businesses

Providence Business News | Sept 7, 2018

“…The mission is to advise startup ventures across a variety of ocean-related businesses, perhaps taking an ownership stake in some. In addition to a business advisory role, SeaAhead is hoping to secure financing that will allow it to provide financial assistance to promising startups…”

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SeaAhead’s Alissa Peterson on GoLocal Providence

July 25, 2018

Executive Director Alissa Peterson speaks on the potential for innovation and opportunity in the Bluetech space, along with where she sees the industry going in the near future.