New Frontier Holdings was formed to manage the investing activities of Nate Laurell. Nate is the CEO of Here Holdings (a leader in the local-food movement), chairman of ampCNG (a renewable-energy company), and a general partner at R^2 (a full-service real estate firm). In addition, he serves on the boards of Brook Park Holdings, Tailings Capital, and Acumen Fund, a patient-capital fund that invests in businesses tackling global poverty.
Nate has been an entrepreneur since forming TECHnacity (a software-development firm) while in college. He holds a BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been recognized by the Council on Global Affairs as an emerging leader and by Crain’s 40 Under 40.
Nate lives in Chicago and San Francisco with his wife, Kris, and their three nutty rescue dogs (Sinna, Logan, and Riley). You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.