Forbes Interviews Arama Kukutai at the Forbes AgTech Summit

Forbes interviewed Finistere Ventures partner, Arama Kukutai, at the Forbes AgTech Summit 2017. Arama’s response to what Finistere looks for in an AgTech startup.

We’re looking for companies that can really help meaningfully solve the big problems in agriculture. We know the scale is there. So what we want to know is: Is the technology compelling? And above all, is there a team that’s genuine, authentic, and that we can support?

Follow the link to read the Forbes article and watch the interview, entitled “Three Questions For An AgTech Investor”.

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