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Kirchner Food Fellowship Opens Application Period for 2021-2022 Programs

March 3, 2021 7:38 am Published by Comments Off on Kirchner Food Fellowship Opens Application Period for 2021-2022 Programs

Program recruiting students for three distinct cohorts Washington, DC – Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico – Jacksonville, Florida – 03 March 2021 – The Kirchner Impact Foundation is pleased to announce that the Kirchner Food Fellowship, a leading impact investing fellowship, is now accepting applications until April 30th for its 2021-22 academic year program. The fellowship, now...


Leading Impact Investment Fellowship launches HBCU Cohort

February 24, 2021 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on Leading Impact Investment Fellowship launches HBCU Cohort

As a pioneering program in developing venture capital allocators in food and agriculture, the program is enhancing its aim to help address the lack of diversity within the VC sector through the launch of the HBCU Cohort.


Interaction Advisory Group announces Establishment of Advisory Board

October 29, 2020 12:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Interaction Advisory Group announces Establishment of Advisory Board

Interaction Advisory Group (IAG) today announced that it has established an Advisory Board. The newly formed board will play an important role in advising the company on future curriculum development, ideas of impactful community engagement activities and offer thoughts on a myriad of topics.


Kirchner Food Fellowship announces Seventh year Fellows

August 20, 2020 8:51 am Published by Comments Off on Kirchner Food Fellowship announces Seventh year Fellows

Students selected for U.S. and Mexico Cohorts Leon, Guanajuato Mexico and Birmingham, Alabama  19 August 2020 – The Kirchner Food Fellowship, an initiative of the Kirchner Impact Foundation, today announced the selection of seven new Fellows across their two 2020-2021 cohorts, one based in the U.S. and one based in Mexico. This represents the seventh...


Kirchner Impact Foundation and Watson Institute Announce Collaboration

March 12, 2020 9:40 am Published by Comments Off on Kirchner Impact Foundation and Watson Institute Announce Collaboration

Leveraging the Kirchner and Watson complementary capital allocation and entrepreneurial programs Toronto, Ontario, Guatemala City, Guatemala and Birmingham, Alabama, – 12 March 2020 – The Kirchner Impact Foundation and Watson Institute today announced that they are collaborating to identify, train, and support next generation, impact focused capital allocators from Guatemala, Costa Rica and the rest...


Kirchner Fellowship Opens Application Period for 2020-2021 Programs

March 4, 2020 8:21 am Published by Comments Off on Kirchner Fellowship Opens Application Period for 2020-2021 Programs

Program recruiting students enrolled in US, Canadian or Mexican Universities Toronto, Ontario, Leon, Guanajuato Mexico and Birmingham, Alabama,  – 04 March 2020 – The Kirchner Impact Foundation is pleased to announce that the Kirchner Food Fellowship, the world’s first impact investing fellowship, is now accepting applications until April 30th. The program, now in its 7th...


Kirchner Investment Academy to be hosted at Centro Fox

October 16, 2019 5:00 am Published by Comments Off on Kirchner Investment Academy to be hosted at Centro Fox

The training will take place December 6–8 at Centro Fox, an innovation and leadership campus founded by former president of Mexico Vicente Fox and his wife, Marta Sahagun.


Kirchner Food Fellows Demonstrate Impact Investment Discipline

August 20, 2019 6:47 am Published by Comments Off on Kirchner Food Fellows Demonstrate Impact Investment Discipline

Program congratulates the 2018-2019 cohort for exemplary decision Birmingham, Alabama – 20 August 2019 – During their 11-month tenure the 2018-2019 Kirchner Food Fellows investment team looked at over 100 companies working in the area of soil health.  Consistent with previous cohorts they conducted preliminary diligence on several and detailed diligence on a few within...