Our Founders

A group of like-minded friends combining their time, experience and professional networks together under a common goal.

Founding Partners

Srin
Sridharan

Managing [Thought] Partner
Thought

Srin brings his professional background in strategy, investment management & impact investing with a desire to use his background to solve societal problems.

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Upkar
Arora

Chief Executive Officer
Rally Assets

Upkar has parlayed his 30+ years in the corporate sector with his values & passion for doing good, to create the pre-eminent full-service impact investment firm in the country.

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Lauren
Albert

Principal & Executive Optimist
Impact Giving

Lauren is our compassionate connector. Her authenticity combined with her expertise in philanthropy is par none. She brings talent & opportunities together to effect positive change.

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Jason
Briscoe

Director
The Workshop Design Inc.

Jason brings his design and technology capabilities – sought-after by the largest Fortune 500 companies – to scale startups, social enterprises & not-for-profits by pushing them to be braver.

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Elle
Daftarian

Creative Director
ioverk Visual Storytelling

Elle is a “beautiful mess” of branding, entrepreneurship, professional storytelling, heart & humility for some of the world’s best brands – being directed at organizations creating the greatest impact.

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Thought Partners

Our advisory board

Vinay
Shandal

Partner & Managing Director
Boston Consulting Group

BCG’s Global Head of Sustainable Finance & BCG Canada’s Head of the Principal Investors & Private Equity (PIPE) Practice Area. Dedicated to Sustainable Finance – watch his Ted Talk here.

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Minwoo
Choi

Content Strategy & Analysis
Netflix

Formerly McKinsey & Company, City Football Group, and The Wharton School (MBA Graduate). He is our rational problem solver and trusted confidant.

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Brynne
Thompson

Founder
Respire Enterprises

Equity research – Coburn Ventures, Lehman Brothers and UBS – translated to dedicated, individualized work as an advisor and partner for high impact organizations.

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Bill
Webb

President & General Partner
Toronto Arrows and Arrows Capital

25+ year track record of investment excellence as CIO and investment executive across all assets classes. Investor. Trusted Executive. Community Builder.

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Hardik
Patel

Finance - Private Equity
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Formerly Principal at Onex (Private Equity), Investment Banking at Barclays. Finance pedigree par excellence, equal parts head, equal parts heart.

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