BlueSana is bringing together motivated investors and innovative companies to unleash game-changing climate solutions. The platform provides a curated selection of private-market assets; supporting fund-raising campaigns for companies poised for growth led by talented and ambitious founders.

BlueSana works with high-quality companies that are building technologies that aim to mitigate the impacts of climate change and promote the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable economy. 

Investors can support innovative founders across the spectrum of startup stages — from the beginning of their climate impact journeys, investing in seed rounds, through to backing later-stage companies at the series B and C stages, as well as those moving towards IPO.

Seed round to build out BlueSana AI powered platform

BlueSana are currently raising a seed round of their own to build out their AI powered platform, connecting climate tech companies with investors and customers on a global scale. They have ambitious goals to scale a global business that will significantly increase the efficiency of the climate-tech ecosystem.

BlueSana is backed by a highly experienced team with complementary skills and proven track records, all driven by purpose to create a better planet and build a global market-leading business that creates systemic change:

  • James Hone, Founder & CEO:
    Experienced entrepreneur, CEO and business builder. Founded and built a $300M revenue business and successful exit.
  • Adam Kirkman, Executive Director:
    Climate/ Sustainability Investment executive with 25 years experience. Ex-Head of ESG AMP Capital. 
  • Andrew Vild, Head of Growth and Venture:
    Entrepreneur, ex co-founder, business developer, social impact and leader.
  • Alexander Hogstrom, Chief Product Officer:
    Ex-Google, Oxford University, 9+ years product experience, led global cross-functional teams.

To find out more about BlueSana’s growth plans, partnership opportunities and current raise please reach out to James Hone on

Below are two of the market opportunities on the BlueSana platform, Aussie Plant Based and Blue Carbon. 

Aussie Plant Based

Aussie Plant Based is a driving force in the sustainable food revolution.

As Australia’s leading plant-based meat producer, the company is uniquely positioned to capitalise on the burgeoning demand for ethical, healthy, and environmentally friendly food options.

This is an exceptional opportunity for impact investors to participate in a high-growth venture that aligns financial success with positive social and environmental change.

Investment Highlights

  • Offer: Raising A$4 million in a convertible note offering a 20% discount on the next equity round/ pre-IPO, with 10% annual interest. $50,000 minimum investment.
  • Market Leader: Aussie Plant Based Co. is the leader in the Australian plant-based meat market, boasting a comprehensive distribution network of over 6,000 locations across foodservice and retail channels.
  • Strong Financial Performance: With current annual revenues of A$7.5 million and a clear path to profitability by 2025, the company demonstrates a robust business model and sustainable growth trajectory.
  • Experienced Leadership: The company’s management team comprises seasoned professionals with proven expertise in the food and technology sectors, ensuring strategic and operational excellence.
  • Robust Investor Backing: Aussie Plant Based Co. enjoys the support of a diverse group of institutional investors, including prominent names like Woolworths and Bombora Investment Management, underscoring the confidence in the company’s vision and potential.
  • Significant Growth: plus $4M revenue from new product range with major Australian retailer.

Market Opportunity

The global shift towards plant-based diets is accelerating, driven by growing consumer awareness of the health, environmental, and ethical implications of traditional meat consumption. In Australia, the plant-based meat market is projected to reach A$1.5 billion by 2030, presenting a vast and rapidly expanding market opportunity.

Aussie Plant Based Co., with its established brands, extensive distribution network, and innovative product portfolio, is ideally positioned to capture a significant share of this burgeoning market.

Product Portfolio

Aussie Plant Based Co.’s product portfolio features two leading brands:

  • BUDS: The leading foodservice brand in Australia, available in over 4,000 venues and renowned for its exceptional taste and quality.
  • vEEF: A prominent retail brand with a strong national presence in over 2,000 stores, offering a diverse range of plant-based meat alternatives that cater to various consumer preferences.

Both brands are committed to using high-quality, natural ingredients and sustainable practices, ensuring that consumers can enjoy delicious and nutritious plant-based meals without compromising their values.

Impact Investment Thesis

Aussie Plant Based Co. represents a compelling investment opportunity for impact investors seeking to generate financial returns while contributing to a more sustainable and equitable food system. The company’s plant-based meat alternatives offer numerous benefits:

  • Health: Plant-based diets are associated with a reduced risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
  • Environment: Plant-based meat production requires significantly less land, water, and energy than traditional meat production, resulting in a substantially lower environmental footprint.
  • Animal Welfare: By providing delicious and accessible plant-based alternatives, Aussie Plant Based Co. is helping to reduce the demand for animal products and promote a more compassionate food system.

Blue Carbon

Revolutionising aquaculture: transforming oceans, mitigating climate change, and ensuring food security. 

Blue Carbon is a pioneering Australian company at the forefront of ocean restoration and sustainable aquaculture. Their innovative suite of products is poised to drive unparalleled growth in the aquaculture industry while addressing critical environmental challenges. 

 Investment Highlights 

  • Seed Round Equity Raise: AU$2.5M,minimum investment A$100,000 
  • Technology: Patented, multi-use oPod technology with applications in aquaculture, carbon capture, reef restoration, and ocean data monitoring. 
  • Traction: 5 successful proof of concept trials, 3 pending patents, A$2 million capital raised, 3 MOUs, and a growing pipeline of potential customers. 
  • Experienced Team: Leadership team with expertise in marine science, engineering, technology, and business development. 
  • Strategic Partnerships: Collaborations with universities, research institutions, and industry leaders. 

Problem & Solution 

Blue Carbon is tackling critical challenges facing our oceans and planet: 

  • Climate Change: The oPod mitigates the reliance on diesel aeration technology for aquaculture and has additional intended verticals and applications 
  • Food Security: Enhances marine ecosystems and fish stocks, supporting sustainable aquaculture. 
  • Fossil Fuel Reliance: Offers wave-powered aeration and cooling for aquaculture, reducing reliance on fossil fuels. 


Blue Carbon’s technology intends to have a direct, measurable impact on: 

  • Greenhouse Gas Reduction: oPods in aquaculture could reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 0.1%. 
  • Marine Environment: Improves biodiversity and contribute to the preservation and growth of wild fish stocks. 
  • Food Security: Support global food security through healthier marine environments and increased fish stocks. 

Market & Traction 

Blue Carbon targets a vast market with diverse revenue streams: 

  • Total Addressable Market (TAM): AUD$1.78 trillion 
  • Customer Segments: Aquaculture, seaweed farming, oil platform recycling, eco-tourism, carbon markets, marine data, and national security. 
  • Go-To-Market Strategy: Focused on key customers and facilitators for market penetration. 
  • Traction: Several pipeline customers in various market segments, with the first deal nearing completion. 

Future Outlook & Exit Strategy 

  • Vision: Become a unicorn in ocean technology within 7-10 years, achieving A$50 million in revenue and A$25 million in gross profit. 
  • Exit Strategy: IPO within 5-7 years or acquisition by a major industry player.  

Blue Carbon is poised for significant growth and is positioned to be a leader in the fight against climate change and the promotion of sustainable aquaculture. 

To gain access to the BlueSana platform please register at

Or to discuss upcoming market opportunities reach out to James Hone, Founder & CEO, or Andrew Vild, Head of Growth and Venture

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