African Impact Accelerator welcomes its Fourth Cohort of Ocean-Minded Entrepreneurs!

African Impact Accelerator welcomes its Fourth Cohort of Ocean-Minded Entrepreneurs!

During the course of April and May, Ocean Hub Africa (OHA), received 188 applications from 19 countries. OHA now welcomes eight ocean-minded startups that have been carefully selected for the fourth cohort, representing a diverse range of impactful solutions.

OHA is also proud to acknowledge that this cohort showcases a substantial portion of start-ups led and owned by women.

The selected startups are:

Akili (South Africa) tackles the challenge of plastic and e-waste by repurposing components from broken laptops and transforming PET bottles into recycled 3D filament (rPET) to create
entry-level computers.

D-Olivette (Nigeria) converts household waste into clean energy, organic fertiliser, and reusable water with their innovative Digesters and accessories.

Healthy Seaweed Company (Tanzania) produces high-quality seaweed-based food to increase local consumption and create markets for female seaweed farmers.

Kuza Freezer (Kenya) provides innovative and low-cost solar-powered freezers to small- scale businesses in the fish value and supply chains, reducing post-harvest losses and increasing daily income sustainably.

Reef Pulse (Réunion) develops decision-support solutions for coral reef conservation stakeholders through non-intrusive coral reef monitoring using hydrophones.

ReNile (Egypt) offering end-to-end solutions for smart farming, focusing on water, air, and soil quality management with online application models for farming.

Sealife Organics Ltd (Mauritius) utilises seaweed and green waste to create affordable and organic agricultural products.

Tunisa Baits (Tunisa) uses marine worms to present an alternative and sustainable source of protein feed for aquaculture industries.

Over the next eight months, these startups will receive extensive support from OHA’s accelerator team and have access to a wide range of networks, services and resources.


OceanHub Africa is a non-profit ocean-impact catalyst supporting ocean-impact ventures through acceleration programs and leadership of global ocean-minded ecosystem

( and to nurture an environmentally conscious and profitable economy.

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