Kirchner Food Fellowship announces International Expansion of Program and Opening of Application Period

Establishes Collaboration with Former Mexican President Vicente Fox’s Foundation Birmingham, Alabama and San Cristóbal, Gto., Mexico – 02 March 2017 – Kirchner Impact Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Kirchner Food Fellowship, one of the world’s most innovative capital markets initiatives, will be focused on Central Mexico. In collaboration with Centro Fox the program […]

eighteen94 capital Leads Funding in Kuli Kuli

Kirchner Food Fellowship portfolio company Kuli Kuli becomes Kellogg Company’s venture capital fund’s first investment SOURCE Kellogg Company BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — eighteen94 capital, Kellogg Company’s venture capital fund, today announced it led a $4.25 million Series A funding of Kuli Kuli, a manufacturer and distributor of moringa-based products. Other institutional […]

Kirchner Group’s Food Fellowship Program Tackles Global Food Security

SOURCE: Since its founding in 1985 as a traditional merchant bank, Kirchner Group has provided support to promising companies, entrepreneurs and their investors. Kirchner Group was formed on two fundamental beliefs, “every company can be more valuable and every company should contribute to a positive human future”. “Kirchner Group is a unique values-based corporate […]

Internationally Recognized Kirchner Food Fellowship Announces 2016-2017 Fellows

– Innovative program entering its third year – Birmingham, Alabama – 29 June 2016 – The Kirchner Food Fellowship, an initiative of the Kirchner Impact Foundation, today announced its 2016-2017 Kirchner Food Fellows. The program’s third cohort will gather in September to commence their year of work with the innovative, live-fire impact investment program. Kate […]

Kirchner Impact Foundation Reports on Current Activities

Deploying a unique model spanning Agriculture, Education and Health sectors Birmingham, Alabama – 07 June 2016 – Kirchner Impact Foundation (KIF), one of the “returning” arms of Kirchner Group a leading North American traditional merchant bank, today announced an update on its activities. KIF aims to harness the positive power of enterprise to make a […]

Kirchner Food Fellowship Announces Investment in Supply Chain Software Solution

– Till Identifies Gaps in Supply Chain Data and Uses Mobile Voice and Text to Fill Those Gaps – Toronto, Ontario and Birmingham, Alabama, 05 May 2016 – The Kirchner Food Fellowship today announced that it has completed an investment in Till Mobile Corporation. Till is a leader in the emerging Cycle Time Management sector, […]

Kirchner Food Fellowship Opens Application Process for Cohort III

– Unprecedented program enters its third year of innovating capital deployment – Toronto, Ontario and Birmingham Alabama – 01 March 2016 – The Kirchner‎ Food Fellowship is pleased to announce that it has opened the application process for the 2016-2017 program. The Kirchner Food Fellowship believes it is vital for the next generation of leaders […]

Kirchner Food Fellowship Announces Investment in Superfood Company

– Kuli Kuli Inc. is the first company to introduce moringa food products to US market – Toronto, Ontario and Birmingham, Alabama – 2 November 2015 – The Kirchner Food Fellowship today announced that it has completed an investment in Kuli Kuli, a San Francisco based socially responsible, superfood company. Kuli Kuli produces and sells […]

Kirchner Food Fellowship Announces 2015-2016 Fellows and the Program’s First Investment

– Cohort One completes investment in Green Zebra Grocery – Toronto, Ontario and Birmingham, Alabama – 24 June 2015 – The Kirchner Food Fellowship today announced that after an extensive process the selection committee came to a unanimous decision on the selection of its 2015-2016 Kirchner Food Fellows. Cohort Two will convene in Washington, D.C. […]

Kirchner Food Fellowship announces Kate Thornton to join Leadership Team

– Kate to serve as a Program Director- Birmingham, Alabama June 15, 2015 – The Kirchner Food Fellowship is pleased to name Dr. Kate Thornton as an additional Director for the program. Kate also serves as a Director of Global Education in the College of Human Sciences, Auburn University, and Director of Hunger and Sustainability […]