NextGen Venture: Rob Leclerc of Agfunder
In this episode of NextGen Venture: The Democratization of Private Investment, Jeremy takes the opportunity to explore the agricultural investment landscape with one its most influential experts and investors, Rob Leclerc, PhD, one of two founding partners of AgFunder. AgFunder, launched in 2013 in Silicon Valley, has established itself as the vanguard of global agri-foodtech (agricultural technology and food technology) investment, with more than 75,000 members and subscribers. In this discussion, Rob describes the expanding frontiers of agi-foodtech entrepreneurial development and investment, including a growing co-investment with A-list investors outside the firm’s domain. He also lays out the strategic vision to expand agricultural productivity through far-reaching technology innovation, in the face of accelerating global crises.