John Friedman

Executive Director, AgFunder Asia & GROW Accelerator

John is the Asia Director of AgFunder and GROW Accelerator – Southeast Asia’s leading accelerator advancing innovation and sustainability across the agrifood value chain. Prior to joining AgFunder, John spent over a decade in investment banking and is an advocate for the role impact-focused capital can play in helping solve the world’s most pressing problems. In addition to serving on the AgFunder investment team, John is an angel investor in several agrifoodtech ventures ranging from alternative protein to consumer marketplace. Originally from Hawaii, John studied in the UK, and is a graduate of Cornell University. He now lives in Singapore with his wife and children. He is a Singaporean citizen.