BioCrossroads is a venture capital firm invests in life sciences industry based in Indiana. The firm operates early-stage life sciences venture funds investing in early-stage biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, agtech, biotech and health information technology products and platforms.
Cygnus Capital is a venture capital firm that is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It invests in the fintech, agtech, cleantech and biotech sectors.
DayRiver is an investment firm that invests venture capital and growth equity into companies and public-private platforms. It invests in the food and beverage, agtech and technology sectors. The firm is based in based in Canterbury, United Kingdom and was established in 2012.
Peter Bodenheimer started his career in the food business before moving to technology and early stage ventures. Since joining his first startup in Boston in the mid 1990’s he has focused on building products that drive businesses forward. Prior to joining SOSV, Peter served as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Idea Village in New Orleans and as the COO of Plantbid, an early stage technology company in the Agtech space. Before that, Peter was a partner in and helped grow software development firm Flatstack and co-founded and ran Launch Pad Ignition, an accelerator based in New Orleans, LA where he worked with dozens of companies to help refine and grow their business. In addition to his work at Food-X, Peter is fascinated by the potential of Blockchain as a technology, loves the challenge of a good poker game, and occasionally can be found behind a bar mixing up something interesting.
Startup investor, entrepreneur and technologist with a passion for launching startups, both for-profit and non-profit in Silicon Valley. Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Grit Labs. Grit Labs believes artificial intelligence is changing the world. We fund pre-seed and seed-stage Robotics + AI startups that are disrupting major verticals like construction, transportation, agtech, and logistics. Grit’s founding team, Jennifer Gill Roberts and Kelly Coyne, have over 30 years of investment and hardware experience and combined, have served in executive roles in 10 deep tech start-ups. Grit is the result of the merger of a seed-stage fund and an AI Go-To-Market firm. Startups within the Grit community benefit from their seasoned guidance during every phase of the often tumultuous journey to market. Co-founded and served as Chair of the Watermark (fka Forum for Women Entrepreneurs) for over a decade. Watermark has 1000 + members including venture-backed CEOs, venture and law firm partners and senior corporate executives. Served on the Advisory Board of the College of Arts & Science at the University of Texas at Austin, the Stanford School of Engineering Venture Fund and a number of additional non-profit boards. Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum.
Cultivian Sandbox Ventures is a venture capital firm that focuses on building next-generation food and agriculture technology companies. The firm is based in Chicago, Illinois and is a member of the National Venture Capital Association and The Global AgTech Investors Network.
Jason Cahill is an early stage investor, advisor, mentor, and entrepreneur. As managing director of Carbon Ventures, his expertise spans transportation, supply chain, infrastructure, agtech, and cleantech. He is an advisor at Carnegie Mellon University, an advisory board member at SXSW, a mentor at Grand Central Tech’s Urban Tech Hub and ERA, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. He holds a BS from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and is a veteran of US Army Special Forces.