AgFunder Featured in Forbes
AgFunder Featured in Forbes

AgFunder Featured in Forbes

December 17, 2013

Forbes says we’re putting our money where our mouth is, and they’re right! We’re excited to share our story, and we owe a big thanks to Forbes’ food and tech writer, Danielle Gould.

Lots of folks are talking about how to create a more sustainable food system in anticipation of 10 billion people by 2050. We’re hoping to turn some of that talk into action.

In a $6.4 trillion food and agriculture industry, there’s lots of room to sustainably innovate. After experiencing inefficient communication within the industry a few years ago, our CEO Rob Leclerc, decided the wheels could use a little grease. Here’s what Forbes’ Danielle Gould wrote about Rob’s experiences:

While working as an associate and then as a Partner at SeedRock Capital Group, a venture capital firm focused on natural resources and agriculture, Leclerc had trouble raising additional capital for one of the fund’s investments in a West African agriculture project. He spent most of his time educating investors about opportunities in agriculture. “It made me say, there’s gotta be a better way to do this,” he explains.

We think AgFunder is that better way. We’re sending a big thanks to Danielle Gould for taking the time and featuring our mission! Check out her article—it will tell ya about us, our vision, and how we work.


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