AgFunder is the world's first equity-based crowdfunding platform created specifically to connect investors with world-class Agriculture investment opportunities from around the globe.
Every project featured on AgFunder will have first been evaluated for its economic and technical merits by our expert team of agriculture and business experts, providing potential investors access to some of the most promising agriculture investment opportunities around the globe.
The Fertile Crescent of the Middle East was the site of the earliest planned sowing and harvesting of plants that had previously been gathered in the wild.
AgFunder provides an online platform for investors
to research and make investments into high-quality
early stage agriculture projects around the world.
AgFunder primarily offers private investments into
privately held companies though non-public
offerings from publicly traded agriculture companies
are also traded.
AgFunder is an online platform that gives agriculture
businesses the opportunity to raise equity financing and
showcase their projects to millions of potential investors
In order to be listed on AgFunder each project must first
be reviewed and approved by our team of agriculture
specialists and leading industry professionals.
Acceptance lets investors know that our experts believe
a project has potential, giving them a foundation of
confidence to begin considering it on their own merits.
Co-Founder / CEO
Co-Founder / CHAIRMAN
Co-Founder / Technical Director
Entrepreneur, scientist and engineer. Rob has five degrees, including a PhD from Yale University.View Bio
An emerging market specialist, Michael has over 20 years of legal, business management and project development experience.View Bio
Third generation farmer and Iowa native. Justin is an expert in global agribusiness and emerging markets.View Bio
Entrepreneur, scientist and engineer. Rob has five degrees, including a PhD from Yale University.
Expertise: Technology, Science & Innovation
DIRECTOR / CO-PRODUCER
Rob is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and founder of BabbleFlix. He has over 15 years of qualitative and quantitative experience as a scientist and engineer, and three years in agriculture, natural resources, and emerging markets.
Rob has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Financial Post and Seeking Alpha, and twice in Nature journals. He has five degrees, spanning Philosophy, Computer Science, and Biology, including a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Yale University.
An emerging market specialist, Michael has over 20 years of legal, business management and project development experience.
Expertise: Law, Agriculture & Business Management
Co-Founder / CHAIRMAN
Michael has over 20 years of legal, business management and project development experience. An emerging markets specialist, Michael has expertise in project origination and development in the agribusiness, environmental and alternative energy business sectors. As co-founder and CEO of SeedRock Africa Agriculture, Michael has been at the forefront of the development of commercial agriculture and agribusiness in West Africa.
An Agronomist with over 16 years of large scale farming experience, Justin is global expert in agribusiness and emerging markets.
Expertise: Agronomy, Agribusiness & Emerging Markets
Co-Founder / Technical Director
A third generation farmer and Iowa native. 'JB' is an expert in global agribusiness and emerging markets who has been featured in Bloomberg and is a frequent speaker at global agribusiness conferences. Justin has launched large scale farming operations in the US, Brazil, Eastern Europe, and Africa, including a $125 Million farming operation for Morgan Stanley.
Justin has a BSc in Agronomy from Iowa State University, and a MBA from Cal State.
Expert on Eastern European Agribusiness, Adam Equity is a Partner at a Leading Agribusiness Advisory Firm.
Expertise: Agribusiness Investing & Eastern Europe
Adam Oliver is an Equity Partner with Brown & Co - a leading Agri Business Consulting firm that specializes in providing management consulting and strategic investment advice to large scale agri-business entities and the wider investment community. Brown & Co operate out of the UK, Central and Eastern Europe and South America providing: in depth advice on production economics; extracting economies of scale; land acquisition/ disposal services; land investment strategies; business modelling and restructuring; senior management recruitment; MIS and a full range of due diligence and agricultural land/ business valuation services.
Mr. Oliver has significant depth of experience in investing in and operating large scale ag operations in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria. Having lived in the region for over 10 years Mr. Oliver has a unique detailed understanding of individual country by country land markets, current market drivers and value enhancing strategies. Mr Oliver currently sits on the Board of five companies providing business restructuring/ land investment/ grain handling and storage strategic advice and took part as a senior executive in the largest farming company IPO to date. He has a BSc in Agriculture from London University.
A North American Agribusiness Specialist with a Focus on Management, Agronomics and Marketing.
Expertise: Agribusiness Management, Agronomic and Marketing
Shaun has 25 years of Agribusiness experience spanning management, agronomics, and marketing. He is a Board member of the Golden Growers Cooperative, a Founding Board Member og US Bioenergy Hankinson, and an advisor for several ag startups.
Shaun worked for Dow Agro Sciences for 15 years in sales and marketing, and he has taught Marketing and Production Ag at NCTC in Minnesota. Shaun has a BSc in Agronomy from NDSU.
Marketplace Opens Summer 2013