Nate is a seed-stage investor and venture builder at Blue Horizon, a global omni-stage venture capital and private equity investor focused on agricultural biotechnology and foodtech. Nate is a subject matter expert in alternative proteins, previously working as the Startup Growth Specialist at the Good Food Institute where he drafted the three state of the industry reports on plant-based, cell-based, and fermentation-enabled meat, eggs, and dairy. Nate also writes the eco-biotechnology newsletter, Fifth Industrial. He has also worked at a biotechnology incubator, small venture capital firm, and earned a B.A. (Economics) and J.D. (Commercial Law) from the University of Kansas.