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Beatriz Franco

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Managing Partner, Vita Ventures

Beatriz Franco is a Managing Partner at Vita Ventures, an early-stage fund supporting innovations across the food industry while reducing demands on our planet. She leads Vita’s investment thesis for Food & Ingredient tech innovation and Next-Gen Materials. Beatriz is also a Lead Investor at Portfolia’s Food & AgTech fund, Angel Investor, and advisor. In 20+ years of experience, she has held many leadership positions in multinational environments including CEO of an AgTech company, Director of Investments at Plum Alley Investments, Wall Street investment banker at JPMorgan, as well as corporate lawyer at top law firms in Silicon Valley (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati), in New York (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett), and Brazil (Pinheiro Neto Advogados).