Managing Partner, Semillero Ventures
Alex Borschow is co-founder and Managing Partner of Semillero Ventures, Puerto Rico's first food and agriculture private equity investment fund. A native of the island, he recently returned after 14 years between working in investment banking at BNP Paribas and as Director of Finance at Eataly USA, the largest Italian food marketplace in the world. He has been investing in and advising food and ag startups for the past five years. He is a Mentor-in-Residence at Parallel18, Puerto Rico’s premiere startup accelerator as well as a Mentor for the Rabobank-MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize. Alex also sits on the Board of Directors of Food Tank, a non-profit focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, and nourished eaters. Alex holds a BS in Chemical/Biological Engineering and MBA from MIT.