SF Blue Tech
Team

Martha Blanchfield
founder

Martha Blanchfield is founder of the SF Blue Tech group, which has as its mission to gather together like-minded ocean and water professionals in forums that educate, collaborate, invent and inspire action.

  • happy hour networking events
  • blue speaker series
  • blue tech/ocean trade show
  • access to funding/support/work space for blue tech start ups
  • career and vision mentoring
  • building accelerator/incubator programming
  • creation of advisor network with individuals from universities, companies, non-profits, foundations

Outside of SFBT, Martha is a crew member for the 98-foot 1928 classic yacht Electra, manages social media for Science Sailing Center, freelance reports and photographs for Latitude 38 and provides freelance public relations services. Past clients have included The Ocean Cleanup, SanDisk, Kingston, Salesforce, Zesty.ai, World Ocean School and more.

On weekends she races, plus writes and photographs for RenegadeSailing.com. Her news, feature and sports articles and photos have appeared in Nautique (Netherlands), SFGate.com, Points East, Classic Boat UK, Classic Yacht Magazine, J/Boats, Rangefinder, Latitude 38, Studio Photography & Design, AfterCapture, Adventure Sports Journal and PICYA. She produces the San Francisco Master Mariner’s Benevolent Association newsletter.

Team Martha Blanchfield founder SF Blue Tech
How is SFBT funded?

All efforts are bootstrapped by Martha Blanchfield, who has an alliance with a local 501(c)3 which is able to grant fiscal sponsorship.