Aquaculture For Good

Virgin Unite: The first investment fund for sustainable fish farming

These days, you can’t open a paper without reading about the farm to table movement and the trend towards locally sourced greens and meats. This … read more

The Washington Post: The end of fish

People are getting more adventurous with how they eat, and when it comes to seafood, this means exhaustively looking to every exotic corner for the best, newest and tastiest fish. Also, the stuff is delicious. Seafood is a critical portion of more than 3 billion people’s diets. Already, 90 percent of U.S. seafood is imported. read more

Aqua-Spark featured in IntraFish: “New fund readies first major aquaculture investment”

Aqua-Spark was featured in IntraFish: Mike Velings, founder and managing director of Aqua-Spark, has a lot on his plate. Since the launch of the Dutch … read more This Startup Wants to Reverse the Tide on Our Overfished Oceans

People are eating a lot of fish. More than ever before. Without some clever innovation, we may very well eat all the fish in the … read more

The Aquaculturists: Amy Novogratz and Mike Velings, managing partners of Aqua-Spark

Amy Novogratz and Mike Velings are managing partners of Aqua-Spark, a Netherlands-based investment fund focusing solely on opportunities in sustainable aquaculture. Having officially launched in November 2013, the group plans to make its first investments in the coming year. read more

Bloomberg news: New Fund Lets Investors Fish for Returns in Farmed Seafood

That could be a boon for already over-stressed oceans. But the worldwide explosion of aquaculture since 1970 has left its own trail of environmental destruction, … read more

Aqua-Spark in Financieele Dagblad (Dutch “Financial Times”)

Philanthropists embrace new business model: Philanthropy used to equal donating money. Now, those who want to do good discover that investing might have a bigger … read more