Pineapple Fund drops $1M on the Sustainable Ocean Alliance and its new accelerator

Less than a month ago I was happy to be able to write about a new accelerator focused narrowly on technological solutions to problems faced by our oceans — and today the organization behind that accelerator has announced that the mysterious Pineapple Fund has backed its conservation play to the tune of $1 million.

Daniela Fernandez, CEO and founder of the Sustainable Ocean Alliance and its new Ocean Solutions Accelerator, let me in on the news a little early.“Nothing changes for us, but now we have a bit more of a foundation,” she told me. “Now we can spend less time groveling for money and more time building an actual program.”(Almost nothing, anyway — they’re extending the application deadline to March...