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, he is the founder of New Avenue Capital, a global firm focusing on Financial, Human, and Impact Capital. The firm currently has over 50 investments in 6 countries in technology, natural resources, education, and real estate.
Manny was awarded Startup Canada’s 2017 National Entrepreneur Promotion Award, 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Pacific Awards Finalist, NACO’s 2016 Canadian Angel Investor of the Year Award and Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40.
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 dedicated to providing education and mentorship to today’s youth. 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.
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