Tag: Thomas M Gilbert

  • Harvard Blew $1 Billion in Bet on Tomatoes, Sugar, and Eucalyptus

    Six years ago, Jane Mendillo, then head of Harvard’s Source: Harvard Harvard bet the farm in Brazil and lost. The university, which invested at least $150 million in the development, is now exiting, according to people familiar with the matter who requested anonymity because they aren’t authorized to discuss the investment. The venture contributed to […]