Manny is the founder of New Avenue Capital (NAC), a private family office that brings together financial, human and impact capital for high-growth companies. An entrepreneur and philanthropist, he’s “long on people,” with a knack for recognizing talent, cultivating relationships and connecting change makers. Prior to founding NAC, Manny was a self-made entrepreneur, building his first multi-million-dollar company, PM Search Partners, by age 26. Leveraging his powerful network, he made the leap from executive search to investment and has invested in over 100 companies in technology and real estate with over twenty successful exits. He has spoken at events around the world, from Startup Weekend in San Francisco to EO Impact in Zurich and #BCTechSummit in his backyard of Vancouver. Manny is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Executive Program and holds an MBA from Queen’s University.