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AquacultureBiotechnologyCoastal and Maritime TourismMineral ResourcesRenewable energy blue economy sectors Does your business operate within the blue, circular and sustainable economy?Is your business operational or do you have a working concept of your product or idea?If you answered YES, then we can assist you! (T&Cs apply) ooo does my project qualify ooo In essence crowdfunding is a method of sourcing funds from a wide audience through a relevant internet platform.Crowdfunding was first applied in 1997 but gathered momentum since 2006.It’s estimated that by 2015 a total of $34bn were raised internationally. crowdfunding 101 oooo Donatons (mostly used by charites)Rewards (mostly for products)Equity (second phase funding for existing businesses)Debt (business with track record and ability to service loan payments) There are four crowdfunding models: types of crowdfunding “to foster entrepreneurship to create sustainability and create models marked by innovation, adequate food, energy, and jobs, and the conversion of poverty into development, amongother characteristics"-Gunter Pauli- the blue economy The BEF team consists of individuals with a keen understanding of the challenges that Small and Medium Enterprises face when it comes to securing business finance.Crowdfunding has matured over the last decade and has proven to be a viable alternative to traditional financial products.As advocates of the Blue Economy, BEF specializes in projects that embrace the philosophy of sustainable, inclusive and regenerative growth.BEF relies on the concept of ‘open-source’ in its broadest sense and facilitate mentorship through community-based mediums. BEF has an extensive and global network which include corporate business, institutional investors and foundations. about us 47 Beach Road, Gordon’s Bay Cape Town, South Africa info@blueeconomyfund.com+27 21 856 0502+27 84 234 1731 contact us social networks

the blue economy

“to foster entrepreneurship to create sustainability and create models marked by innovation, adequate food, energy, and jobs, and the conversion of poverty into development, among other characteristics” -Gunter Pauli-

crowdfunding 101

  • In essence crowdfunding is a method of sourcing funds from a wide audience through a relevant internet platform.
  • Crowdfunding was first applied in 1997 but gathered momentum since 2006.
  • It’s estimated that by 2015 a total of $34bn were raised internationally

types of crowdfunding

There are four crowdfunding models:
  • Donatons(mostly used by charites)
  • Rewards (mostly for products)
  • Equity (second phase funding for existing businesses)
  • Debt (business with track record and ability to service loan payments)

about us

The BEF team consists of individuals with a keen understanding of the challenges that Small and Medium Enterprises face when it comes to securing business finance. Crowdfunding has matured over the last decade and has proven to be a viable alternative to traditional financial products. As advocates of the Blue Economy, BEF specializes in projects that embrace the philosophy of sustainable, inclusive and regenerative growth. BEF relies on the concept of ‘open-source’ in its broadest sense and facilitate mentorship through community-based mediums. BEF has an extensive and global network which include corporate business, institutional investors and foundations.

blue economy sectors

  • Aquaculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Coastal and Maritime Tourism
  • Mineral Resources
  • Renewable Energy

does my project qualify

  • Does your business operate within the blue, circular and sustainable economy?
  • Is your business operational or do you have a working concept of your product or idea?
  • If you answered YES, then we can assist you! (T&Cs apply)

social networks

     

contact us

  • info@blueeconomyfund.com
  • +27 21 856 0502
  • +27 84 234 1731
  • 47 Beach Road, Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

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