Fish 2.0 is a business competition that connects fishing, aquaculture, and mariculture entrepreneurs with potential investors and advisors who can provide guidance, knowledge, and candid feedback. Fish 2.0 helps entrepreneurs to grow and better communicate their value; while at the same time adding to this value by partnering seasoned advisors with each team.
IdEA is collaborating with Fish 2.0 to leverage the power of Pacific Island and other diasporas as entrepreneurs, advisors or investors, and as advocates for the sustainable fishing, mariculture, and aquaculture industries that are critical to Pacific Island economies. Supporting the competition infrastructure also benefits the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region as a whole.
Fish 2.0 and IdEA believe that diaspora members have unique insights and expertise that they can offer to business leaders in their countries of heritage, drawing upon their own business or technical skills, as well as their experiences transitioning into new business environments and cultures.
We encourage diaspora from the Pacific Islands and other nations to participate in Fish 2.0 as advisors and/or investors. The time required for advisors is minimal and the opportunity to make new connections and to help others is significant.
Fish 2.0 continues to add great open door prizes and we encourage IdEA members to apply to compete. The deadline for applying as a business is April 27, 2015.