Abigail Sarah Carroll

Abigail Carroll, Oyster Farmer, Author, Maine, TED, TEDX, TEDXYOUTH, Writer, Entrepreneur, Investor

Happy Planet Capital was founded by investor and entrepreneur, Abigail Carroll.  


As a seed investor and Board Member of Blue Trace,  Abigail has helped oversee this seafood traceability software startup, from its seed phase, through a pivot, and to its current Series A. The company now boasts hundreds of clients in North America and Australia with a >95% retention rate. 

 

Abigail serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Business Mentor at Boston-based SeaAhead Ventures where she served as a mentor for Organicin, a bio-tech company in the marine agricultural space, currently in its seed round.

 

In Europe, Abigail serves as an Advisor at Bright Tide (UK), a climate and biodiversity consultancy as well as a Member of Paris Business Angels (France).


Abigail has over 20 years experience with start-ups in the US and Europe where she has acted as entrepreneur, investor, consultant, and employee. Her industries range from Aquaculture, Technology, and Tourism, to Fashion, Wellness, and Publishing. She has been a retail investor for 25 years.
 
Abigail has spoken publicly on the subjects of the environment, entrepreneurship and aquaculture at venues such as TEDX, the Boston Athenaeum, Maine Live, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, The  Waynflete School and many more. Her publishing credits include articles about oysters, the environment, France, and cowboys in Global Geneva, Portland Press Herald, The Bangor Daily News, This City Paris, and The Daily Telegraph (UK’s broadest circulated daily). 
 

Abigail is incoming President of the World Affairs Council of Maine, an Advisory Board Member of the community arts organization, Engine, and a member of the Biddeford Shellfish Conservation Committee.

Abigail received an MIA in Banking and Finance Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She speaks English, French and some Spanish.