Managing Partner at Unovis Asset Management / New Crop Capital
Dan Altschuler Malek is a Managing Partner at Unovis Asset Management / New Crop Capital, a global investment firm that provides early-stage funding to entrepreneurs developing plant-based and cultured meat alternatives to foods derived from conventional animal agriculture including beef, chicken, pork, dairy, egg, fish and shellfish products. Through its initial fund, New Crop Capital, the team has invested in more than 40 companies including Beyond Meats, Memphis Meats, BlueNalu, Good Catch, Nova Meats, Alpha Foods, Zero Egg, Aleph Farms, and Miyoko’s. As Managing Partner, Dan heads the firm's activities in North America and Israel exploring deal- flow, creating strategic opportunities, and working with founders to solve daily challenges and evaluate strategic decisions.Dan is passionate about food, startups, and sustainability and prior to joining Unovis his endeavors included launching a snack company, heading a logistics firm, opening a restaurant, and managing a creative agency. He received his BA from Mexico’s Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA from Babson College. In addition to his other work, Dan serves as a mentor at Food-X as well as a board member of Zero Egg and Alpha Foods.