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Andrew Bluestein

Managing Partner
Bluestein Ventures

Andrew is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Bluestein Ventures. He is responsible for driving the firm’s strategy, leading its investment committee, and advising its portfolio companies. He sits on three boards and is an observer on another three, including Factor_, Bizzy Coffee, and Local Foods. In addition to his work at Bluestein, Andrew has been a judge at Kellogg’s & Booth’s new venture competitions and a mentor to the Good Food Business Accelerator and 1871 communities. Andrew brings to Bluestein a deep and diverse background working with emerging leaders to grow their businesses. Andrew spent over seven years as a strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte, working on corporate, competitive, marketing, and organizational strategies with a diverse set of retail, CPG, hospitality, and business service clients. Andrew has an MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management and a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations with Honors from Cornell University. Outside of work, Andrew loves to spend time with his wife, Kate, and their two kids, Vivienne (7) and Aidan (5). Andrew is an avid Chicago Bears, White Sox, and Bulls fan, struggles to reclaim his high-school golf glory days, but thrives elevating his barbeque and tailgate experiences.

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Startup Symposium

Hear from three innovative young companies making their mark in the food-tech space. This session will showcase lightning pitches from each company, with each pitch lasting five minutes...

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April 24, 2024
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The Future of Protein Production Chicago

The Meeting Place for Sustainable Protein Production in the Americas

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