Impact investing means different things to different people. In general, impact investments are made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Impact investments can be made in both emerging and developed markets, and target a range of returns from below market to market rate, depending on investors' strategic goals. While Investable Oceans believes in the importance of making a difference with the dollars it directs towards projects and companies, we seek to achieve these positive outcomes while still attaining at or near market returns.
Investable Oceans is not a registered broker/dealer and does not engage in any conduct that would require registration with government authorities in any jurisdiction.
No. While we screen offerors prior to listing, we do not make recommendations for any investments on the site.
No. Investable Oceans will facilitate the introduction to the offeror of the investment. Any subsequent investment will not be transacted through our site but directly with the offeror or their agent.
Investable Oceans is not a fund. Our goal is to curate a marketplace to connect investors to market based ocean investment opportunities.
To qualify as an accredited investor based on your net worth, you must have a net worth of $1 million or more. To calculate net worth, you add up all of your assets and subtract all of your liabilities. You are not allowed to include the value of your primary residence as an asset in the calculation.
To qualify as an accredited investor based on your annual income, you must have had an annual income of $200,000 or greater (or $300,000 or greater combined income with your spouse) for the prior two years and have a reasonable expectation of the same or greater income in the current year.
To qualify as an accredited investor based on your professional certification, you must hold a current Series 7, Series 65 or Series 82 license in good standing.
The Dodd-Frank Act requires the SEC to review the accredited investor definition as it relates to individuals every four years to make sure the definition is not outdated. The SEC attempts to balance protecting investors while not overly restricting access to capital for businesses.
To view private investments on our site, you must have an existing or establish a new relationship with Investable Oceans. Establishing a new relationship will typically involve one or more calls to ensure understanding of the types of investments on the site and also to determine the financial sophistication of the investor.
You will not be able to view private investments on out site until you have been approved as an Accredited investor. Schedule call
In order to view investments on the site, you must first register. Once registered you can see investments available to the public. If you self-certify as an Accredited Investor, then you will be subject to approval by Investable Oceans. After being approved, you will be able to view private investments on the site.
We source invest opportunities through our connections in the ocean community: scientists, philanthropists, business people and others with specific domain expertise. We also cultivate relationships with entities that diligence and fund earlier stage companies, such as incubators, accelerators and competitions. External validation is of great value to our platform, since we do not perform extensive diligence on listed companies and do not make investment recommendations.
We are always looking to connect with new listers. Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
At present we are focused on building a high quality, broad community of likeminded investors and offerors, so for the near term we’re not charging anybody! Over time, as we see who is deriving value from the platform, we will explore multiple sources of revenue.
The majority of investments on the site are only available to Accredited Investor. If you do not qualify then you are not allowed to view the details of the investment. In addition, some investments require an additional level of qualification - for these investments you need to request permission to view the details.