OUR TEAM

Pontifax AgTech has a skilled and passionate investment team, complemented by a unique ecosystem of technical advisors, growers and global strategic corporate partners. Our mission is to apply our expertise, relationships and resources to help transform emerging food and agriculture companies with proven technologies into profitable, high growth, leading global competitors. 

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Investment Team

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Ben Belldegrun

ben@pontifaxagtech.com

Phil Erlanger

phil@pontifaxagtech.com

Operations Team

Tara Sanders

tara@pontifaxagtech.com

 

Pontifax Group Advisory Committee

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Tomer Kariv

Ran Nussbaum

Barbara Mazur

Robbert Rietbroek

Jerry Lynch

Joe Macilvaine

Oded Shoseyov

Bill Buckner

Erez Vigodman

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PHIL ERLANGER

MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER Dr. Erlanger has more than 25 years of investing and advisory experience, with expertise in AgTech, private equity and corporate finance.  Prior to Pontifax AgTech, Phil was the Managing Partner of PREv2 Holdings, an investment firm focused on food and agriculture technologies.  Previously, he was a senior investment banker at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers.  Phil has a PhD in Economics and Finance from UPenn and an MBA from the Wharton School.