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.

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Kirchner Group Bringing Industry-Based Expertise to Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Initiative

Kirchner Group, a leading asset manager and boutique advisor to companies and investors in the agriculture technology and life sciences sectors, announced today that it will advise the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research’s (FFAR) newly formed International Consortium for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Agriculture (ICASA).

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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.

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Recent Transaction in AgTech Sector

Kirchner Group is pleased to announce that it acted as advisor to Exosect Limited in connection with a licensing agreement with Monsanto Company related to the use of certain Exosect technology in seed treatments.

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Students Selected for Innovative Lean Impact Investment Program

The Kirchner Food Fellowship, an initiative of the Kirchner Impact Foundation, today announced the selection of the 2018-19 Kirchner Food Fellows. Now entering its sixth year the program continues to be the world’s only fellowship dedicated to developing and implementing issue-focused, lean impact investment models and educating the next generation of capital allocators.

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Kirchner Food Fellowship Announces Opening of Application Period

The Kirchner Impact Foundation is pleased to announce the Kirchner Food Fellowship is now accepting applications for their 2018-2019 program. Launched in 2014 and based on a global need and a unique learning approach the program is one of the world’s most innovative capital markets initiatives.

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Kirchner Impact Foundation Expands Focus on Global Food Security

Establishes multifaceted collaboration with WHYFARM – promoting sustainable agriculture among youths

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Former Private Equity Firm Operating Partner Joins Kirchner Group

Clay will be focused on Kirchner Group’s advisory and operational support services including its outsourced operating partner and dedicated fund advisory services which are tailored for family offices, private equity and venture capital investors.

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Agtech Exits: 2017 Activity Generates Cautious Optimism for 2018

Source: Agfunder January 3, 2018 – By many accounts, 2017 was a good year for agtech exits. That was not only because exciting exits in

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Seasoned Operating Executive joins Kirchner Group

Birmingham, Alabama and Chicago Illinois – 25 October 2017 – Kirchner Group, a boutique traditional merchant bank, today announced Jeffrey Norby has joined the firm.

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