Cultivian Sandbox Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in innovative startups disrupting the food & agriculture industry. It was founded by experienced operators from some of the world’s preeminent food and agriculture companies, and backed by leading Strategic LPs. The firm seeks to support and bring to market the technologies that drive the world’s food system toward greater sustainability, security, and safety. To do this, it invests in innovative solutions across the full value chain of food and agriculture, from sustainable food and materials production to supply chain distribution technologies and novel and healthy food products.

Cultivian Sandbox was created from a partnership between Cultivian Ventures, a pioneer food and agriculture-focused venture capital sponsor, and Sandbox Industries, a venture capital firm focused on implementing collaborative investment funds with strategic investors to drive value for both portfolio companies and investors. Sandbox Industries focuses on three of the world’s most crucial industries: food and agriculture, healthcare, and insurance. As both experienced operating managers and venture investors, they add value to their portfolio companies through their highly skilled team, extensive industry network, and collaborative investment strategy. From leading Fortune 100 agriculture companies to launching novel technologies and inventing industries, to successfully navigating the regulatory frameworks that defined new markets, their deep experience as a team is unparalleled in the food and agriculture industries.

Meet the Team