Stronger America Through Seafood (SATS) Adds Early Charm Ventures as Its Newest Member

December 8, 2020, Baltimore, MDStronger America Through Seafood (SATS), an industry coalition that advocates for increasing Americans’ access to healthful, sustainable and affordable U.S. seafood, today announced that Baltimore-based Early Charm Ventures is its newest voting member.

Margaret Henderson, campaign manager of Stronger America Through Seafood, welcomed Early Charm Ventures to SATS. “Technological innovation is a key component of our growing industry, and Early Charm is enabling companies and fostering technologies that will produce more efficient and sustainable aquaculture production. Early Charm will provide a unique perspective as SATS continues to advance our mission of establishing a properly regulated aquaculture industry in the U.S.”

"As we've traveled the world and seen the impressive advances in aquaculture sustainability, we've become acutely aware that an antiquated regulatory framework in the United States is stopping our participation in an industry of national importance,” said Ken Malone, Managing Director of Early Charm. “SATS' efforts to inform our elected officials - and advocate for more rational regulations that recognize the tremendous advances the industry has made in sustainability - are something we are pleased to contribute towards.”

Early Charm Ventures is a venture studio founded in 2012 in Baltimore that converts science to business. Early Charm specializes in taking brilliant scientific discoveries made at universities and turning them into companies focused on growth. Early Charm supports companies that are making innovative strides in aquaculture technology, diagnostics and measurement. Its Aquaculture Technologies portfolio includes Minnowtech, Gaskiya Diagnostics and VakSea.

Stronger America Through Seafood (SATS) advocates for policies and regulations that help secure a stronger America through increased U.S. production of healthful, sustainable, and affordable seafood.

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Ken Malone

Early Charm Ventures