New Frontier Holdings was founded in 2010 to manage the investing activities of Nate Laurell.
Nate is currently the CEO of The Fresh Factory and a general partner at R^2. He serves on a number of boards, including Amp Americas, Incubex, and Brook Park Holdings. In addition, he serves on the global board and the Latin America investment committee of the Acumen Fund, a patient-capital fund that invests in businesses tackling global poverty.
Nate 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). Kris and Nate are active in the animal rescue community and have partnered with Alive Rescue, a nonprofit that saves abandoned, abused, and stray dogs, to build a rescue on their farm in Salem Lakes, Wisconsin.
Nate is a serial entrepreneur and a founding member of