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Timothy Rann

Managing Partner, Mercy Corps Ventures

Tim is an entrepreneur and investor focused on emerging markets with experience leading businesses and investment funds that endeavor to address major social inequalities. He is a Partner at Mercy Corps Ventures, and manages the full investment cycle across our target geographies and sectors. He brings a particular background in Agriculture, including AgTech, AgFinTech, Traceability / Provenance, Geospatial Tech, and Precision Ag.

Tim brings over a decade of experience in the field with 17+ emerging markets startup investments across the capital continuum and four exits to-date. Prior to joining Mercy Corps to launch the fund, Tim led ventures in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Afghanistan, including Joma Bakery Cafe, Hagar Social Enterprise Group and Artillery Group. He also advised impact investment funds and social businesses in Southern Africa, East Africa and Southeast Asia, including Insitor Fund, Inkomoko, Bertha Philanthropy Fund and Uberis Capital. Tim received his BBA from the University of Notre Dame and has studied at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan.