Jesse Last

Jesse works at Root Capital, where he performs R&D on new markets and financial products, sources innovative deals that expand Root Capital’s lending frontier, and works on strategic initiatives including those related to the environment.

By Jesse Last


Scaling Climate Smart Agriculture by Financing Small and Growing Businesses

Excluded from formal markets and unable to access agricultural inputs, market information and credit, many rural poor adopt survival techniques such as illegal logging and slash-and-burn agriculture that degrade the environment and contribute to global warming.