Mr Busch started his career in the NGO space doing business development and impact investing before transitioning to being an entrepreneur for several ventures in both the hospitality and adventure tourism industries.
Subsequently, Mark worked as an investor for multiple Venture Capital firms (US and Europe) ranging from health-tech to life sciences, to blockchain and machine learning verticals. His transaction experience has been further strengthened working on the buyside as the SVP of Corp Dev/M&A for one of the largest publicly held retail and CPG cannabis operators in North America.
Since 2017 Mark has been an advisor and consultant for several alternative protein companies spanning all three verticals (plant, cultivated, and fermentation).
Mark holds a MA from the University of Denver and an MBA from IE Business School.