Peter Bell is the curator of the club and is best known as the guy who created the biofuel company with the legendary country singer, Willie Nelson.
Peter has gained his entrepreneurial experience over the last 20 years in 3 different Start-Ups as CEO Founder or CEO Co-Founder.
Peter experience of 4 different university cultures was gained while guiding the Renewable Fuel Products, Inc. technology development process through 4 university development groups, U.C. Davis, Stanford, UnB in Brazil and Iowa State University.
Peter's skills in capital formation came from successfully raising millions of dollars in venture capital for both Flagship Systems and Renewable Fuel Products.
Peter has extensive grant writing and research project management experience gained as co-principle investigator on a $450,000, 3 year research effort funded by the Iowa Energy Center to develop an end-to-end, fungi-to-fuel system, in partnership with Iowa State University.
Peter's experience in angel investing and crowd funding has been gained with investments in 21 Start-Ups, including 2 successful exits from “Unicorns” (Palantir) and (Coinbase), plus many on-going investments in 1st title property loans.