During the 2016 Agrohack Conference, this panel discusses the importance of investment in the agricultural sector and how these investments can move the economy forward and lead us to a better tomorrow.
Alex Borschow is Managing Partner of Semillero Ventures, Puerto Rico’s first food and agriculture private equity investment fund. A native of the island, he recently returned after 14 years between working in investment banking at BNP Paribas and as Director of Finance at Eataly USA, the largest Italian food marketplace in the world.
Ricardo L Fernández is CEO of Puerto Rico Farm Credit, a client-owned agricultural financial services institution in PR. Ricardo is committed to supporting local farmers stemming from his belief that Puerto Rico has the potential to create a sustainable agricultural sector.
Lidiana Rodríguez is the director of sales and marketing in Florece Hidroponía, an agricultural company dedicated to grow tomatoes in a controlled greenhouses climate. Florece Hidroponia understands that agriculture can again become an important and consistent in the economic development of Puerto Rico.
AGROHACK is a premier agriculture innovation summit whose purpose is to propel agriculture as a sustainable source of growth and economic development.