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Episode 51: Victor Friedberg on the transition from commodity to identity

Episode 51: Victor Friedberg on the transition from commodity to identity

Today’s guest, Victor Friedberg is the co-founder of S2G ventures, a Chicago-based firm that has backed companies across the ag and food industries such as Beyond Meat, Maple Hill Creamery, Benson Hill Biosystems, and Mercaris. Victor is also the founder of Foodshot Global, a non-profit consortium of companies focused on creating a food system that's more healthy, sustainable, and equitable.

In this episode, Victor and I chat about:

  • How Victor went from tech entrepreneur to food and ag investor

  • How a systems approach to investing can decrease risk

  • Opportunities for farmers to benefit from consumer trends

  • Victor’s reflections on the agrifood tech opportunities down under

Episode 18: Tony Holt on differences and similarities between agtech and other sectors

Episode 18: Tony Holt on differences and similarities between agtech and other sectors

Tony Holt, Partner at Square Peg Capital, is now an agtech investor after announcing that Sydney-based agtech startup AgriDigital joined their portfolio in early 2018. In this episode, recorded at the Sydney AgTech Meetup, Tony discusses this investment and their views on agtech in general.