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Nat Henshaw

Managing Director of CEI Ventures

About Nat

Nat Co-Founded CVI in 1994 to provide impact venture capital to Maine and regional businesses supporting CEI’s mission.  As CVI’s President and Managing Director, Nat leads the charge in managing socially responsible venture capital funds. Prior to CVI, Nat was a Loan & Investment Officer at CEI and worked for 3 outside venture capital firms in New York, and North Carolina prior to earning his MBA at Duke.  Under Nat’s leadership, CVI has now raised over $67 MM in five for-profit funds; invested in over 70 businesses and helped sport over 5,300 jobs.


  • BA Economics Duke
  • MBA Duke
Get To Know Nat
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?


What was your first job?

Marina Dock Boy

What is something you dislike, but wish you loved?

Boat Painting

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