Gil Horsky on the ‘Innovation Minds’ Podcast – How do Food Corporates Develop Innovation?

Gil Horsky, a former executive in the global food industry and currently Founding Partner of FLORA Ventures, was recently hosted on the ‘Innovation Minds’ podcast. Gil Horsky shared his insights on how global food conglomerates approach innovation and highlighted the complexity of balancing between developing innovation internally versus through acquisition or investments. Horsky notes that […]

Gil Horsky Talks About Navigating Turbulence: Israeli Food-Tech Sector Amidst Conflict

Israeli Food-Tech, Gil Horsky

Amid the Israel-Hamas conflict, Israeli food-tech leaders are grappling with the challenging task of sustaining their industry amid rapidly changing conditions. Gil Horsky, the founding managing partner of FLORA Ventures, an $80-million VC fund based in Tel Aviv, sheds light on their unique struggles. Horsky emphasizes the global nature of the issue, stating, “We need […]

Interbrand: Q&A with Gil Horsky, Founding Managing Partner, FLORA Ventures

Gil Horsky - Interbrand

Read more about the Q&A session between Interbrand and Gil Horsky, the Founding Managing Partner of FLORA Ventures, as he unravels the fascinating landscape of AgriFood. Discover how innovation and disruption redefine the game in this $8 billion industry, and explore the transformative power of technology, sustainability, and shifting consumer preferences. Gil Horsky also delves […]

FLORA Ventures Emerges as Leading AgriFood VC with $80M Fund

As published by ‘Green Queen’ FLORA Ventures has made headlines with the launch of an impressive $80 million fund, securing $50 million in commitments during its first closing. This achievement positions FLORA Ventures as the largest agri-food venture capital firm in Israel and as one of the most prominent new VC fund in 2023 across […]

Haifa Group Joins Forces with FLORA Ventures to Drive AgriFood Innovation

Haifa Group, a global leader in plant nutrition and special fertilizers, has partnered with FLORA Ventures, a prominent agri-food venture capital fund. This collaboration aims to accelerate innovation within the agri-food sector. FLORA Ventures, co-led by Gil Horsky, boasts an impressive $80 million VC fund, with $50 million already committed. It is the largest Israeli-based […]

Food Industry Executive Gil Horsky Launches $80M AgriFood Tech Fund

As reported in an article published by ‘The Circuit’, Gil Horsky, once immersed in the realm of large food & beverage brands, such as: Pepsi & Oreo, and most recently co-founding the Mondelēz corporate venture investment (CVC) and innovation hub, SnackFutures, has shifted gears to co-founded a new venture capital firm, FLORA Ventures (, that […]

CTEC: FLORA Ventures Secures $50 Million to Foster Sustainable Agrifood Tech Investments

Gil Horsky CTECH

As reported by CTECH, Gil Horsky, and Esther Barak-Landes have recently launched FLORA Ventures, a new agrifood fund to raise $80 million in total capital. They have already secured commitments amounting to $50 million. The focus of FLORA Ventures lies in supporting early-stage startups from both Israel and Europe. They have completed their initial funding […]

Gil Horsky Interviewed on Forbes About the Launch of FLORA Ventures

Gil Horsky

Co-founded by former executives from Mondelēz and Nielsen, Gil Horsky, and Esther Barak-Landes, FLORA Ventures, is a VC fund that aims to invest in innovative technological solutions that address global food production and consumption challenges. With $50 million already committed and strategic partnerships in place, including support from top tier financial and strategic players like […]