Adrian Rodrigues

Founder and Managing Partner


Adrian is a founder and managing partner of Hyphae Partners where he helps companies build regenerative business models. He is also a lecturer on food innovation at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business and designed and taught an entrepreneurship intensive for farmers at the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture. Previously, he has worked at Patagonia within its Venture Capital arm Tin Shed Ventures helping author a standard for Regenerative Organic Agriculture and exploring Regenerative Organic Land Funds. He is a graduate of Berkeley Haas’ full-time MBA program. At Haas, Adrian was a portfolio manager of the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund, a member of the Center for Responsible Business’ Student Advisory Board, and co-taught a speaker series on Transformations in the Food Industry. Prior to Haas Adrian worked at Morgan Stanley for six years and helped long time horizon investors manage their asset allocations. Adrian received a B.A. in English from Williams College, studied English literature at Exeter College, Oxford University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He’s an avid chef, backyard farmer and budding yogi.


François-Jérôme (FJ) Selosse

Founder and Managing Partner

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FJ is a founder and managing partner of Hyphae Partners, where he helps connect impact investment capital to regenerative businesses and projects. As a former fellow at the Environmental Defense Fund and member of the sustainability team at TPG Capital, he has helped private companies design and implement sustainability strategies. He is a graduate of Berkeley Haas’ full-time MBA program. At Haas, he focused on researching and designing blended financial structures that catalyze and align development, conservation and agricultural stakeholders. Prior to his MBA, FJ spent seven years working for investment banks and investment funds to manage and invest capital across industries and asset classes. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Statistics from the Ecole Polytechnique in France, and a M.S. in Financial Engineering from New York University. When he is not spending time with his 2-year old daughter Margaux, FJ can be found protecting his backyard garden from ravenous Bay Area squirrels.