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New Frontier Holdings was founded to manage the investing activities of Nate Laurell.  In addition to making passive investments, we often take an active stake in founding companies and serving on boards. Our direct investing is focused on clean energy, real food, and real estate. Our passive investing is focused on early-stage venture funds. Feel free to get in contact with us at info@nfholdings.com.

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  • Great Point Ventures – Venture fund (General partner)
  • Amp Americas I – Renewable energy developer (Co-founder) – Sold 2019
  • Energy.me – Retail energy marketer (Co-founder) – Sold 2014
  • Infinium Capital – Proprietary trading firm (Co-founder) – Sold 2010
  • Technacity – Softare development firm (Co-founder)
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2020 Bloomberg : Farmer’s Fridge Is the Vending Machine Feeding Our Health-Care Workers
2020 Forbes : Chicago Companies Are Stepping Up To Take Down Covid Chaos
2019 Crain’s Chicago : Clean-tech startup gets $75 million for new plants
2019 Forbes : Acumen Spins Off Its Impact Measurement Method Into A Separate Startup
2019 ANG : American Natural Gas acquires Amp CNG expanding netwrok to over 60 stations
2019 Real Deal : CB2 moving HQ to R2 Cos. building on emerging Goose Island
2019 Eater : Massive Dining and Entertainment Complex Along Chicago River
2019 Crain’s Chicago : West loop office buildings sell for $65 million
2019 Crain’s Chicago : Goose Island tries to take flight
2018 Press Release : R2 Companies & Skydeck Acquire +$60M Midwest Creative Office Portfolio
2018 Food Business News : Here Foods partners with Nestle in Terra Accelerator program
2018 Biomass Magazine : Amp opens RNG project in Indiana
2018 Milwaukee Business : The Tannery in Milwaukee sells to Chicago investor R2 Cos.
2018 Crain’s Chicago : Farmer’s Fridge gets big cash infusion from ex-Google CEO
2018 Food Navigator : Here sets its sights on being the first national local brand
2018 Chicago Tribune : Morton Salt warehouse redevelopment plans
2018 Crain’s Chicago : Morton Salt plant getting massive riverside redo
2017 Forbes : Chicago’s Simple Food And Beverage Industry
2017 NGV Global : CARB Issues Lowest Ever Carbon Intensity Score
2017 Wall Street Journal : EIV Capital Invests $47 Million in Renewable Fuel Provider
2017 Producer Grower : Growing Here
2017 Business Wire : EEX and IncubEx Join Forces to Develop Global Environmental Markets
2017 Chicago Tribune : From warehouse to penthouse: Industrial corridor ready for makeover
2017 Crain’s : WGN-TV studio sells for $22 million
2016 Fleet Owner : ampCNG signs fueling agreement with US Foods
2016 Fast Company : Why Chicago is Becoming the Country’s Urban Farming Capital
2016 Wall Street Journal : Farming Gets High Tech in Bid to Offer Locally Grown Produce
2016 Chicago Tribune : Manure Helps Chicago Startup Build Natural Gas Network
2016 Curbed : Remaking Goose Island, One of Chicago’s Great Industrial Hubs
2016 Fortune : Big Agriculture Gets Its Sh*t Together
2015 Arch Daily : R2 Companies Propose Plan to Revitalize Chicago’s Goose Island
2015 Fast Company : FarmedHere Wants to Bring a Vertical Farm to Your City
2015 Jacksonville Journal : New Natural Gas Station to Provide Alternative
2015 Wall Street Journal : Silicon Valley Firms Plant Roots in Farm Belt
2015 Milwuakee Journal : Chicago Developer Buys Downtown Post Office Building
2015 Trucking News : ampCNG’s CNG-fueled Truck Fleet Surpasses 30 Million Miles
2014 Crain’s Real Estate : Goldman, South Street Betting on Loft-Office Market
2014 Crain’s Real Estate : A Bet on Goose Island Offices
2014 Curbed : Here’s a First Look at Goose Island’s Newest High-Tech Hub
2014 Chicago Tribune : Why Energy.me Thinks of Itself as More Than an Electricity Provider
2014 Crain’s Chicago : The Divvy Biker Who Would Fuel America’s Trucking Industry
2013 New York Times : Dairy Finds a Way to Let Cows Power Trucks
2013 Forbes : Lightning In A Bottle: Starting Up in A $190 Billion Market
2013 CS Magazine : Pure Energy
2009 Crain’s Chicago : Chaos Theorists

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