Background & Bio
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), chairmen of ampCNG (a renewable-energy company), a general partner at R^2 (a full-service real estate firm), and a general partner a Tailings (a value-driven investment platform). He has been an entrepreneur since forming TECHnacity (a software developer) while in college.

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. He also serves on the board of Acumen, a patient-capital fund that invests in business tackling global poverty.

Nate lives in Chicago and San Francisco (weather-depending) with his wife, Kris, and their three nutty rescue dogs (Sinna, Logan, and Riley). You can contact him at or follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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