Blueseed Rides the Bitcoin Wave: Dan Dascalescu Conference Talk

July 16, 2013 by

Blueseed has made it a long way towards becoming the world’s first seasteading venture to launch, and was recently bolstered by a $100,000 bitcoin-equivalent investment from the BitAngels, a Bitcoin-focused angel investor group. What do Blueseed and Bitcoin have in common? Besides  Continue Reading »

American Public Media Spotlights Blueseed

March 16, 2013 by

Max Marty, the Institute’s former Director of Business Strategy, has kept busy since founding and becoming CEO of Blueseed, the first for-profit seasteading venture to be spun off from our nonprofit movement-building organization. Recently, American Public Media interviewed Marty to find  Continue Reading »

Envisioning the “Googleplex of the Sea”

December 13, 2011 by

[Correction – 12/15, 10:30 AM : The original post said that Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm, Founders Fund, was behind the investment to Blueseed. The investment actually came from Thiel himself.]

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Blueseed’s Win Win Win Proposal

November 28, 2011 by

Economists often refer to voluntary trade between parties as "mutually beneficial," or to use a more common expression, trade represents a "Win Win," because the parties would only consent to a deal if they both believed it would make them better off. Blueseed, which hopes to enable new mutually beneficial business relationships between U.S. Continue reading

Recap of Last Night’s Bay Area Seasteading Meetup

November 24, 2011 by

Last night, another lively seasteading event was held at The Fiddler’s Green Irish Pub and Restaurant, located just a quick walk from the Millbrae BART/CalTrain station. Eating, drinking, socializing and seasteading-related discussion are staples at every meetup, but each one is made unique by the formal and informal presentation topics and, of course, the people in attendance.

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HuffPo Writer/Venture Capital Expert Sees Bright Future for Blueseed

November 15, 2011 by

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” –Mahatma Gandhi

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TechCrunch Profiles Shipsteading Startup Blueseed

November 14, 2011 by

Former Seasteading Institute legal and business strategists Dario Mutabdzija and Max Marty continue to make waves with their "shipsteading" startup, Blueseed. Continue reading

Time to Act: November 22, Bay area meetup with keynote speech from Blueseed

November 12, 2011 by

Time to Act: November meetup with Keynote speech from Blueseed

Join us for an evening of exciting talks, brainstorming and socializing with some of the most interesting people in the seasteading movement. Our October meetup brought in a lot of enthusiastic people and has shown there is a great deal of interest in result-oriented activities. So, over the coming months we’d like to showcase some of the most interesting and practical developments in seasteading.


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Newsletter, October 2011

October 2, 2011 by


The Seasteading Institute – October 2011 Newsletter

Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute,

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Former Seasteading Institute directors launch seasteading venture

August 16, 2011 by

Seasteading is poised to move forward in some big ways, including a new venture being launched by former Seasteading Institute staff. Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija, former directors of business and legal strategy respectively, are starting a seasteading venture named Blueseed. Blueseed will create a visa-free technology incubator for startups and knowledge workers in international waters off the coast of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit

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