First proof
of concept fund
specialized in the
agri-food sector

Who we are

Investment platform specialized in the agri-food sector that facilitates the connection between demand and technological supply, through priority access to high-impact technologies and entrepreneurs. These proposals are validated by food experts, through licenses or startups, in order to accelerate the development of innovation projects.
14.2MM under management, Tech Transfer Agrifood will provide proofs of concept investment and support researchers and entrepreneurs to promote their projects until they reach the market.

Investment
strategy

We invest in proofs
of concept
and round seeds

  1. Supporting entrepreneurs to boost their agri-food projects.
  2. Searching projects coming from entrepreneurs, EBTs and R&D Centers specialized on Food Science.
  3. Investing on high impact projects.
    • Investing in proofs of concept and seed rounds.
    • Developing companies from licensed technologies.
  4. Directly connecting with the food supply industry.

Team

Transfer Agrifood fund is made up of experts with long experience in the Agrifood, Innovation and Investment sectors

Collaboration and knowledge are an added value that allows us to achieve the success of our investments, as well as, finding disruptive solutions to market challenges.

Team

Jose Javier Armendáriz

José Javier Armendáriz

CEO Clave

Graduate in Economic and Business Sciences and PADE from IESE.

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Pedro de Álava

Pedro de Álava

Fund Manager

Executive MBA from Fundación EDEM and CDD Management Development Course from ESADE.

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Antonio Tornero

Antonio Tornero

Investment Manager

Chemical Engineer PhD from Salford University. Expert in the sector of Quality and agro-food R&D and in innovation projects.

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Carla Ibañez

Carla Ibañez

Senior Analist

Phd, Experienced researcher with a proven track record of R&D work. Microbiology, biotechnology and molecular biology specialist.

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Advisory Board

Pedro Astals

Pedro Astals

Advisory Board Chairman

Agricultural Engineer with high experience in business management in the food sector.

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Juan Carlos Franquet

Juan Carlos Franquet

Advisory Board member

More than 35 y/o professional experience in General Management, Marketing, Sales, Distribution and Services.

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Jose Mª Cobo

Jose Mª Cobo

Advisory Board member

CEO the Food Intelligence Company and nutrition expert.

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Tendencias

Jesús Navarro

Jesús Navarro

Trends advisor

Expert in competitive intelligence (trends and prospective scenarios) and innovation in business models.

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