Mike Jung is Managing Partner of Grit Road Partners. Mike has vast experience in domestic and international agriculture investment, operations and structured finance. Previously, Mike had worked at Burlington Capital for 18 years, serving in many different roles and was President and CEO of Burlington Capital International for over 10 of those years. During that time, Mike was instrumental in developing and launching the Ag-Venture fund under the Burlington Capital umbrella. While at Burlington Capital, Mike played an integral role in leading the expansion of Burlington Capital International’s global footprint in agriculture, expanding the focus from Russia and the Former Soviet Union into North America, Africa, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia.
Ben has led the investment team for Invest Nebraska for the last five years and also serves as the company’s General Counsel. Ben has led over 50 early-stage venture deals and is a critical advisor and mentor in the Nebraska startup ecosystem. Ben draws from complementary experience in finance, legal, business operations, and entrepreneurship to build relationships and gain access to the most promising emerging agricultural technology companies in the midwest.
Grit Road Ag-Venture Managing Partner and Investment Committee
Grit Road Ag-Venture Managing Director and Investment Committee, Invest Nebraska Corporation Principal and General Counsel
Grit Road Ag-Venture Investment Committee, Invest Nebraska Corporation CEO
Grit Road Ag-Venture Investment Committee, Burlington Capital International Managing Director
Tom Field, PhD
Grit Road Ag-Venture Investment Committee, Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program Director
Grit Road Ag-Venture Investment Committee, Burlington Capital Vice President of Finance