Jennifer Place

Investment Director, San Diego


Jennifer Place is an Investment Director at Finistere Ventures’ San Diego office. She has been actively involved with Finistere’s investments in CropX, Farmer’s Fridge, Invert Robotics, Plenty, Taranis and Tovala. Jennifer also leads Farm2050, an initiative committed to advancing the future of food through supporting AgTech entrepreneurs and startups. Prior to joining Finistere, Jennifer was an investor at Energy Capital Partners, a Private Equity firm with over $13 billion AUM focused on existing and new-build energy infrastructure projects. Previously, Jennifer was an Investment Banker at Credit Suisse in New York. Throughout her career, Jennifer has been guided by her passion in accelerating sustainable technologies that drive towards the more efficient use of our natural resources, with an emphasis on the agriculture, food and energy sectors.

Jennifer received a B.S. in Energy Resources Engineering from Stanford University.