As a pioneering program in developing venture capital allocators in food and agriculture, the program is enhancing its aim to help address the lack of diversity within the VC sector through the launch of the HBCU Cohort.
The Kirchner Food Fellowship, an initiative of the Kirchner Impact Foundation, today announced the selection of seven new Fellows across their two 2020-2021 cohorts, one based in the U.S. and one based in Mexico. This represents the seventh year of the program, now totaling 29 fellows, with the majority being female.
Students selected for the Watson Institute at Universidad Francisco Marroquín’s Career Accelerator in Guatemala City have the opportunity to express interest in The Kirchner Fellowship on their application and complete the highly regarded Kirchner Investment Academy’s intensive, 25-hour program at UFM on July 4-6th.
The program, now in its 7th year, is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative venture capital markets initiatives by seeking to take well-networked angel capital to places where there is none.
Kirchner Impact Foundation continues to work with local organizations to enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Mexico
Pioneering Impact Investment program trains and supports the next generation of capital allocators
The training will take place December 6–8 at Centro Fox, an innovation and leadership campus founded by former president of Mexico Vicente Fox and his wife, Marta Sahagun.
A Mississippi State master’s student is being named a Kirchner Food Fellow as part of an international program that connects student leaders who are working toward long-term, global, sustainable food security solutions.
During their 11-month tenure the 2018-2019 Kirchner Food Fellows investment team looked at over 100 companies working in the area of soil health. Program congratulates the 2018-2019 cohort for exemplary decision.
Brennan Costello has been named a 2019-2010 Kirchner Food Fellow. He is one of three students in the nation to receive the honor.