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Manny Padda

Managing Director
New Avenue Capital & PM Search Partners

Manny is an Entrepreneur, Educator, Angel Investor, and Philanthropist. He is the founder of New Avenue Capital as well as the Founder and Managing Director of PM Search Partners.

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 a co-founder of GradusOne, an organization that connects students and graduates with mentors and provides them with resources to help them refine their career path and achieve success.

Manny sits on a number of advisory boards in the education and not-for-profit sectors, and is an active Advisor and Angel Investor in Vancouver’s tech community, having invested in startups including Picatic, MyBestHelper, Change Heroes, ShareShed, Feeding Change, and GKup. 

Manny is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Private Equity & Venture Capital program, and is currently completing the Entrepreneurship & Innovation program at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He holds an MBA from Queen's University and a BBA (Honours) from Simon Fraser University.




Elisha Buckley

Operations Manager
New Avenue Capital & PM Search Partners

Elisha has over 10 years administration, management and project coordination experience in various roles and industries, including Engineering, Mining, Transport & Logistics and most recently, Finance and Recruitment - Overseeing the operations of New Avenue Capital and PM Search Partners.

Elisha has completed studies in Business Administration and Management in South Australia and also has a Diploma of Fitness through through the Australian Insitute of Fitness.





Ankit Dhami
Financial Analyst, New Avenue Capital

Frank Seminara
Partner, Real Estate Lending






Manisha Narula
Senior Associate, Impact
Co-Founder & Program Director, GradusOne

Sam Thiara
Co-Founder, GradusOne





Jeff Rosin
Affiliate Partner, Human Capital