Zoe Feldman is the Managing Director at Almanac Investments, an early-stage venture capital fund focused on the food, hospitality and agricultural tech sectors based in NYC.
Prior to Almanac, Zoe acted as the Managing Director for CPG Ventures and Investments at Cleveland Avenue, a Chicago-based venture fund and accelerator. Zoe co-created the venture-backed services group to support the development of emerging food and beverage companies. Prior to Cleveland, Zoe spent eight years at PepsiCo as a senior scientist for global research and development. She co-authored a paper that became the basis for the company’s Global Nutrition Group (GNG), a group focused on breakthrough innovation in the areas of fruits and vegetables, grains, dairy, and functional nutrition. She later became the senior associate of business innovation for the GNG, where she focused on new category development and strategy. She also co-led the company’s early efforts in venture capital.
A New Jersey native and graduate of Smith College, Zoe holds an MPH from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.