Seth Silverman seeks tractable solutions to knotty problems and is passionate about innovative and scalable approaches to big challenges.  In pursuing such opportunities, he has built leadership experience in climate change policy and as an international development practitioner and impact investor in energy access and agriculture development in East Africa, South Asia, and Central America.

As a Principal with Factor[e] Ventures, Seth is responsible for sourcing, working up, and managing our investments.  Seth has led the development of our agricultural investment theses and investments and opened Factor[e]’s office in Nairobi, Kenya.  Concurrent to this role, Seth co-founded Factor[e] portfolio company Apollo Agriculture.  Previously, Seth managed Kenya operations for the One Acre Fund, a social enterprise that supplies smallholder farmers with the financing, inputs, and training they need to grow their own way out of hunger and poverty.

Seth has a J.D. from NYU School of Law, M.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, and B.A. from Stanford University.  Seth loves to run, be in the outdoors, and travel.