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 initial phase, through a pivot, and to current success with hundreds of clients in North America and Australia. 


Abigail serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Boston-based SeaAhead Ventures and as a Mentor at Brite Tide (UK) and Blue Swell (US) Accelerator programs. She is a Member of Blue Angels, Paris Business Angels, and Maine Angels.

Abigail has over 20 years experience with start-ups in the US and Europe where she 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.
A communicator by nature, 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 and is on 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.