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Marigold Capital welcomes Narinder Dhami

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Narinder Dhami to Marigold Capital as a Managing Partner.

Narinder, a Canada Top 40 Under 40 2019 honouree, is a leader in social finance.  She has worked across sectors and silos, bringing depth, perspective, and rigor to her work in North America and the Global South. She joins Jonathan Hera, Founder and Managing Partner, a seasoned impact investor, to advance the work and impact of Marigold Capital.

As peers in the social finance space, Jonathan and Narinder have designed and scaled innovative impact models across North America, Latin America and Africa. Joining as a Managing Partner, Narinder becomes one of the first women of colour Partners of a Canadian impact investment fund.  

I have worked alongside both Jonathan and Narinder across the last decade. Together, they bring a unique depth of impact, financial, and business acumen to drive forward the space of impact investing. As an investor in Marigold Capital, I am excited to support their work in building a more equitable future. 

Bill Young, President, Social Capital Partners; Order of Canada; Investor and Advisor, Marigold Capital

Marigold’s leaders are impressively committed to building market-defining companies that change our communities for the better. The world needs more Marigold: market & community; financial & social; money and impact. For Marigold, that isn’t a 50-50 balance. It’s 100% each.

Gerhard Pries, CEO, Sarona Asset Management

Narinder is a lecturer at Ryerson University and has been recognized as a BMW Foundation Responsible Leader.  Across the last decade, Narinder designed and scaled two social ventures: as the Managing Director she built LEAP | Pecaut Centre for Social Impact, an innovator in venture philanthropy, and as the founding Executive Director of Rise Asset Development she provided an entrepreneurial path to employment for those with a history of mental health and addiction challenges. Narinder has also worked in West Africa at the Première Agence de Microfinance across Burkina Faso, Mali and Cote d’Ivoire and with Acumen across Ghana and Nigeria. She holds a MBA from the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto, and a BASc from the University of Toronto in Electrical Engineering. 

Together, Jonathan and Narinder will continue to invest in founders, companies and communities that are overlooked and undervalued. Through the application of a social and gender equity lens in investment decisions and portfolio management, they are working to build a future where economic prosperity is shared more equitably across all markets, citizens and communities.

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