Kuli Kuli Closes $5M Series B with Griffith Foods and Kellogg to Make Moringa a Household Ingredient

Kirchner Food Fellowship portfolio company Kuli Kuli announced today that it closed its $5M Series B financing.

Kirchner Food Fellowship: Combating Global Food Insecurity & Funding Socially Responsible Agriculture with Students

Source: AgFunder Editor’s Note: Blair Kirchner is director of the Kirchner Food Fellowship, a student-led impact investment program operated by the Kirchner Impact Foundation, the non-profit arm of the North American merchant bank. A few months ago the Fellowship announced a partnership with Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) which will provide financial …

SIS Grad Student Aims to Empower Small Farmers

School of International Service graduate student Ambulah Mamey was recently awarded a Kirchner Food Fellowship, a prestigious honor offered to only three students in North America. The Kirchner fellowship is a one-year program that trains millennials how to be capital allocators in the agriculture sector. It aims to assist farmers with low-cost investment for high-impact results, and it factors in social and environmental concerns.

Pioneering Impact Investment Program Receives Grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)

The Kirchner Food Fellowship, a Kirchner Impact Foundation initiative, today announced a collaboration with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) which will provide financial and technical expertise in support of the 2018-2019 Kirchner Food Fellowship program.

Kirchner Food Fellows Adopt Investment Mandate, Announces Investment Opportunity for Businesses Focus on Improving Soil Health and Water

Three distinguished Agricultural Investment Fellows, researching and acquiring hands-on training in agricultural investment and soil fertility, said they have received funds from the Kirchner Group to find and invest in a small and medium sized agri-business that is focused on improving soil health and water for small farmers.

Kirchner Food Fellowship Announces Investment in Innovative Soil Health Company

The Kirchner Food Fellowship is pleased to announce today that it has completed an investment in, Grupo Solena S.A.P.I. de C.V. Solena has developed a methodology that allows farmers to asses and manage their soil microbiome, which helps to increase yields, prevent disease and improve overall soil health.

Student Hattie Brown Named Kirchner Food Fellow

Friedman Student Emery “Hattie” Brown was one of three people recently selected by the Kirchner Foundation to form an investment team that will manage a portfolio with funds to invest in companies and organizations focused on new agricultural technologies and social enterprise in the interest of global food security. As a team, the trio will develop an investment mandate which …

Kirchner Food Fellows award 4th annual Prize at the Thought for Food Summit in Rio de Janeiro

The 2017-2018 Kirchner Food Fellows Karla Rascon-Garcia, Alfredo Costilla-Reyes, and Adrian Garcia-Casarrubias attended the 2018 Thought for Food (TFF) Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The TFF Summit, along with a first-ever innovative immersive learning experience, branded as the TFF Academy, were held from July 23 – 27, 2018.

Liberian Student Wins Prestigious International Agriculture Investment Fellowship

Ambulah Mamey, a Liberian student concentrating in Agricultural Development and Environment in the Development Management Program at American University, Washington D.C, has won the 2018/2019 Kirchner Food Fellowship; the world’s most prestigious and innovative capital investment training program in the food and agriculture sector.

Students Selected for Innovative Lean Impact Investment Program

Unprecedented Kirchner Food Fellowship announces fifth cohort