New venture capital firm to focus on land-based aquaculture startups
Ohad Maiman, founder and CEO of the Kingfish Company, and Thue Holm, founder and former CTO of Atlantic Saphire, established AquaFounders Capital.
Ohad Maiman, founder and CEO of the Kingfish Company, and Thue Holm, founder and former CTO of Atlantic Saphire, established a venture capital firm, AquaFounders Capital.
“AquaFounders Capital, a land-based focused fund, aims to leverage our unique first-hand experience in the sector to support the cutting edge of the sector across the value chain, ranging from technology (precision farming/software/genetics) to hardware (improved efficiency and reliability of critical RAS components), and unique farming business cases (high-value species deployed at the right market),” said Maiman in a LinkedIn post.
“Having spent most of the last decade engaged in key positions in the formation of The Kingfish Company and Atlantic Sapphire has provided a unique vantage point for AquaFounders Capital to identify and evaluate the most critical challenges and solutions required for the land-based sector to mature and scale, providing a unique opportunity for investors seeking exposure to the sector,” the company said.