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Semillero Ventures

A food and agriculture

Investment Fund

We are a growth-stage private equity investment fund specializing in agriculture, food, agribusiness and appropriate agricultural technology with Puerto Rico being our primary geographic focus.

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Semillero Ventures makes investments of capital coupled with providing collaborative support and specialized management, distribution, marketing and logistics expertise.


For agriculture and food products throughout the agribusiness value chain

Import Substitution

Export Potential

New Markets Development

Semillero Ventures Team

Gualberto Rodriguez

Gualberto Rodriguez III

Managing Partner
  • Chairman of $86MM top agricultural marketing, sales, logistics and processing company
  • Operating inside the supply chair with leading Food and Agribusiness companies
  • Yale MBA Intl Strategy / Fordham BA Economics
Alexander Borschow

Alexander Borshow

Managing Partner
  • Investment Banking (BNP Paribas New York)
  • Director of Finance (Eataly USA)
  • Investor in Food and Ag Ventures
  • MIT BS, Chemical & Biological Engineering / MIT MBA, Sustainable Food Systems
Natalia Lopez

Natalia Lopez, Esq.

Executive Director / General Counsel
  • Ag Adviser to Secretary of Economic Development
  • Project Manager in Ag public developments and liaison with Ag entrepreneurs
  • Regulatory expertise
  • Juris Doctor, Interamerican University - School of Law
  • Villanova University BA

Our Companies

Investment Themes

Puerto Rico


Healthy / Better for you

Hispanic / Latino demographics