Dan Altschuler Malek
Dan Altschuler Malek is a Managing Partner at Unovis Partners, 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 35 companies including Memphis Meats, Beyond Meats, Good Catch, Nova Meats, Alpha Foods, Zero Egg, NUMU Vegan, and Miyoko’s. As Managing Partner, Dan explores deal flow, pursues strategic opportunities across North America and Israel, and works 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, WeWork Food Labs and Startup Bootcamp as well as a board member of Zero Egg and Alpha Foods.