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Agtech CoFounder - CEO/COO - Project

Nesta

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Drive Innovation in Sustainable Agriculture as the Founder & CEO of a New Venture with Founders Factory and Nesta

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London, UK

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Founders Factory, in collaboration with Nesta, is on the lookout for a visionary entrepreneur to lead a groundbreaking venture that tackles the challenges of our current farming system. As a hub of innovation and entrepreneurial success, Founders Factory has nurtured over 300 portfolio companies since 2015, securing substantial follow-on funding and building a reputation for transforming ambitious ideas into thriving businesses.

Role Summary:

  • Assume the Founder & CEO position of a new venture focused on revolutionizing regenerative farming practices.
  • Work alongside Founders Factory to develop and scale RE - GENO, a data management tool that incentivizes and finances farmers for adopting regenerative techniques.

Role Requirements:

  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial drive and a passion for sustainable agriculture.
  • Operational experience to take a validated concept through the Build Phase towards launch and growth.

Application Process Details:

  • Apply through the provided link for ongoing consideration.
  • Candidates meeting the requirements will be contacted for an introductory call.

We are Founders Factory, a company that builds and funds startups together with exceptional entrepreneurs and the world’s leading companies. Created by IPO-exited founders, we offer founders capital, operational support from a team of hands-on experts, and unrivalled access to a coalition of industry-leading corporate partners. Since 2015, our 300+ portfolio companies have raised $800mm follow-on funding from a roster of notable investors. Our Studio partners with entrepreneurs on day one, developing new ideas, technologies and business models into high growth companies. Together with Nesta, the UK’s innovation agency for social good, we’re now creating ventures that deliver social impact by means of venture-backable scale.

The role entails leading a new venture as Founder & CEO with our investment and the full backing of Founders Factory. The venture is aimed at addressing the problem of our broken farming system. The solution is RE:GENO - the data management tool that finances the transition to regenerative farming practices. The tool organises farming data and financially rewards farmers for regenerative farming practices.

Job requirements include entrepreneurial ambitions and operational experience. The successful candidate will be tasked with taking a new concept created and validated by our Venture Design team into the Build Phase.

We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. If your background and application meets our criteria, we will be in touch to schedule an intro call. Apply here.

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