• A venture capitalist and a former Obama official are launching a fund that gives entrepreneurs $500,000 to fix a 'crisis' in our food system

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    FoodShot Global is a new fund for researchers and startups who are solving problems in food and agriculture that stem from soil degradation .
    Venture capitalist Victor Friedberg, former Obama-administration USDA official Sara Eckhouse, and former Rabobank North America CEO Rajiv Singh will lead the fund.
    FoodShot Global partners include the new entrepreneurial division of M&M manufacturer Mars along with the Rockefeller Foundation and the nonprofit environmental group The Nature Conservancy.
    Chicago venture capitalist Victor Friedberg's "aha" moment came as he was biting into a peach.
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