NATHAN MCDONALD

MANAGING DIRECTOR | SEATTLE FOA

BIOGRAPHY

Nathan McDonald is a Managing Partner and CEO of Keiretsu Capital and currently manages over $26M in across five funds with over 180 investors and over 135 investments to date.  Keiretsu Forum is a worldwide investment community of capital, resources and deal flow with over 50 chapters on 3 continents comprised of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Keiretsu Forum members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. Keiretsu Forum and Keiretsu Capital (the exclusive worldwide fund partner of Keiretsu Forum) are ranked as the most active venture investors in the USA according to PitchBook.

Nathan brings a unique entrepreneurial business and organizational development background developed during seventeen years of hands-on, active leadership and operational experience. Nathan co-founded and currently oversees as Chairman the Northwest Region of the Keiretsu Forum global angel investment group. He wrote the business plan and designed the organizational structure, which led to the initial license agreement with global Keiretsu Forum. He recruited the team, implemented policies and procedures, and designed and coordinated hundreds of multifaceted events.

As part of his overall regional growth strategy, he created and implemented controlled expansion activities in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Boise ID, Portland OR and Vancouver, B.C. Nathan’s leadership and personal networking skills combined to quickly build the region into the fastest-growing angel investment group in the nation, adding over 800 investor members and facilitating over $300 million in funding for more than 400 companies.

Nathan received a BA degree from the University of Washington, Foster Business School in Business Administration & Finance with an emphasis in entrepreneurial leadership and venture finance and currently serves as President of the Buerk Center Entrepreneur Alumni Committee.

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