NACO Academy QuickFire

Launched in 2018 QuickFire is a webinar series for new and experienced Angel investors looking for easy-to-access education conducive to a busy schedule.

Our Next Quickfire: Creating and Differentiating your Personal Brand as an Angel

Jan 31, 2018 12:15 PM EST


NACO is pleased to present an in-depth conversation with industry expert Manny Padda. This webinar is for Angel investors looking to establish a personal profile and see more investment opportunities.

In this 45-minute discussion, we will look at how you can uncover new opportunities, make better investing choices, clarify your unique voice and value to your ‘clients’, and become a more successful investor.

Manny Padda is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist based in Vancouver, B.C.

Learn more about Manny.


 

What is Quickfire?

NACO Academy QuickFire webinar series is a resource for new and experienced Angel investors looking to take part in continuing education in a way that is not burdensome to an already busy schedule. In these 45-minute online discussions industry experts will impart their vast and in-depth knowledge for your advancement. The webinars fall into two categories, specific Angel investing insights and industry information. If there is a topic you would like addressed please let us know.

 

Our Speakers

Manny Padda

Founder - New Avenue Capital

Manny Padda is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist based in Vancouver, B.C. A self-made entrepreneur who built his first multi-million-dollar company at age 26, Manny is dedicated to providing education and mentorship to today’s youth. He is the founder of New Avenue Capital, a global firm focusing on four fundamental pillars: investment, lending, recruitment, and philanthropy. Manny was recently awarded the Canadian Angel Investor of the year and BIV’s Top 40 under 40.

As the recipient of the 2016 Governor General Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers and Entrepreneur Organization’s Global Citizen of the Year, Manny is a true philanthropic leader. His two main pillars for philanthropy are children and education - he believes every child deserves a chance to be educated and it is his personal mission to educate more than one million people worldwide. Manny plans to achieve this by actively contributing to numerous organizations through mentorship, investment and philanthropy.

As the recipient of the 2016 Governor General Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers and Entrepreneur Organization’s Global Citizen of the Year, Manny is a true philanthropic leader. His two main pillars for philanthropy are children and education - he believes every child deserves a chance to be educated and it is his personal mission to educate more than one million people worldwide. Manny plans to achieve this by actively contributing to numerous organizations through mentorship, investment and philanthropy.

Manny sits on a number of advisory boards in the education and not-for-profit sectors. Manny is also an active advisor and angel investor globally and in Vancouver's tech community, having personally invested in local start-ups including Picatic, MyBestHelper, ShareShed, and MTT. He is also the co-founder of GradusOne, an organization that connects students and new graduates with mentors and provides them with resources to help them refine their career path and achieve success.

Manny is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Private Equity & Venture Capital program. Manny also completed his MBA from Queen’s University and his BBA (Honours) from Simon Fraser University.

Meet Our Moderator

Meet Our Moderator

Mike Fox

"For over 25 years I have advised high growth tech firms on how to get the best out of their people and how to find great leaders with fit and grit. There’s simply never a day that’s the same."

 


Got a topic?

If there are topics you would like to see discussed, please let us know.