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Our Mission

The mission of the Kirchner Fellowship is to strengthen impact investing ecosystems in areas underserved by capital markets through training and empowering a diverse next generation of investors to allocate equity investments into early-stage companies.

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The Kirchner Fellowship is an opportunity for students to have discretion over investment decisions, with a focus on companies applying ground-breaking technologies that can provide sustainable solutions.

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The Kirchner Fellowship Program is designed specifically for identifying and training the next generation of impact capital allocators capable of understanding and investing effectively in the early-stage companies and innovations.

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At the university level, excellent progress has been made in identifying promising technologies; training teams of entrepreneurial thinkers and doers who understand the important role of for-profit, sustainable enterprises that make a difference.

The Program

The Kirchner Fellowship is a pioneer in the lean impact investment movement, harnessing the power of highly committed next generation talent to find, fund and assist promising socially responsible, for-profit agricultural businesses.

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the challenge

Awareness is growing for the need of entrepreneurial business solutions to address global challenges.
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the opportunity

The Kirchner Fellowship is an opportunity for student leaders to be engaged in impact investment decisions.
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The Requirements

Fellows must be enrolled in university and are expected to approach their home institution for academic credit for any work completed.
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