Arama Kukutai, Partner
Arama Kukutai is a co-founder and Partner at Finistere Ventures a pioneer in the Agriculture and Food technology sectors founded in 2005 and actively investing from its second fund. Mr. Kukutai has been a company founder and entrepreneur in the Agribusiness sector with over 20 years experience. He served as Executive Chairman of PKW Farms, a successful agribusiness and diversified investment entity involved in dairy farming and aquaculture activities in New Zealand, Asia and Australia. Arama also led the New Zealand government’s Trade & Investment agency in North America, following which he emigrated to the USA. He has led the creation of Finistere’s global network in Agtech which includes offices in Tel Aviv, San Diego and Silicon Valley, and Dublin, Ireland . Mr. Kukutai serves on the boards as a Director or Observer of current portfolio companies Crop Pro Insurance, CropX, Plenty, Taranis and Zeakal. Mr. Kukutai is an active member of the Agtech investing community and regular presenter at leading industry events. Finistere is one of the leading Agtech focused venture funds and partnered with industry leaders including Agrium, Bayer, Pepsico and International Farming Corporation.