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Nicholas Walrod is a Managing Director and co-founder of 3×5 Partners, a growth equity venture capital firm in Portland, OR. The firm makes investments in the Life Sciences and Climate Solutions (water, agriculture, energy and natural resource) sectors. He brings 20 years of experience as an investor, board member, and strategic partner to the service of ground-breaking companies in the resource and medical technologies fields. As a General Partner of three Funds and many special purpose vehicles, Nick serves on the board of directors of Fishpeople Seafood, Smart Wires, Rubicon Global, Bonum Therapeutics, Fervo Energy, and SOURCE Global. Previously, Nick sourced and managed hedge fund and private equity relationships at Arnerich Massena.

Mr. Walrod holds an A.B. in public policy studies from Duke University. He lives in Portland, OR with his wife and three children, and also owns Dancing Moon Farm, an organic vegetable and flower farm in Hood River, OR.