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Doug Moore

Doug Moore is an Iowa transplant originally from Erie, Pennsylvania. He attended Penn State, majoring in Accounting.

In 1993, Doug founded EuroSource LLC to market a device he co-developed for the manufacture of composite wood products, the CasTalon blending tool. In the 25+ years Doug has operated EuroSource, he has been able to travel extensively throughout the world in support of that product and its successors.

Doug serves as President of Ames Seed Capital, Iowa’s oldest community-based venture fund. He is also active in Iowa’s biofuel industry, having served on the Lincolnway Energy Board of Directors, and was also involved in the Dupont cellulosic ethanol project in Nevada for several years. He served recently on the Story County Planning and Zoning Commission, and is a current Franklin Township Trustee.

Doug is a serial entrepreneur, having founded several businesses, as well as mentoring startups. He is a frequent guest lecturer at Iowa State’s College of Business on distressed assets and liquidation.

In his spare time, Doug enjoys family travel, gardening, and mechanical tinkering. In the winter, he serves on Mountain Safety Patrol, the volunteer arm of Copper Mountain’s Ski Patrol. He is also an instrument-rated private pilot, with over 2000 hours of flight time.

Doug, his wife Amy, their 2 children, and 2 large dogs live in Ames.