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Dimple Sahni

Dimple Sahni

Senior Director, Impact Investing

Anthos Asset Managmenet

Amsterdam, Netherlands

I work for a large Dutch family office co-leading their impact investing efforts in venture capital funds and direct investments globally.

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Anthos Asset Management

Senior Director, Impact Investing

Anthos Asset Management is a private investment firm and single family office (SFO)

International Finance Corporation

Summer Associate

Worked in the Private Equity and Funds Department, focused on fund of funds investing across all emerging markets.

Anthos Asset Managmenet

Senior Director, Impact Investing

DS Inc

Founder, Partner

I provide strategic and investment advice to firms exploring emerging markets and impact investing, as well to entrepreneurs in both those arenas on operational efficiency, strategy, financing, and governance.

My investor clients have included: global corporations, VC funds, family offices and angel investors/philanthropists.

Project scopes have included: market entry into Asia, using microfinance as a channel for healthy/hygiene products, examining the PRI market across in the education arena, and looking at appropriate fund structures for various investors

My entrepreneurial clients have included: a social entrepreneur in the fin-tech space, and a daily deal site funded by KPCB as well as a publication/content site encouraging people to make more deliberate choices in their life.

My work and expert opinion has been sought on/at Women 2.0, GSBI competition (Santa Clara), GSVC global competition (Berkeley), Pipeline Fellowship, Wharton Social Venture Fund

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Hattery

Fund Principal

Hattery was a seed-stage venture capital firm that applied a unique model to building extraordinary companies. Our approach entailed more than just investing capital -- our ideas and innovation lab (Hattery Labs) applied strategy, design, branding and engineering expertise to ignite the pace of startup development and create remarkable products with an impact.

Hattery Labs was acquired by Google in June 2013 and we suspended further investments at that time.

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Unilever

Pan Emerging Asia Investment Lead- Unilever Corporate Ventures

Designed multi-phase investment strategy for fast-growing Pan-Emerging Asia consumer segment. Met with over 40 investment funds and established investment partnership ecosystem including lawyers, bankers, entrepreneurs, corporations and incubators.

Architected Pan Emerging Asia Strategy in both fund and direct investments across venture capital and private equity from inception to implementation. My work culminated in the deployment of $40M in the region and the creation of a new direct investment vehicle.

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Omidyar Network

Manager, Investments

I was a Manager of Investments at the Omidyar Network with a focus on Emerging Market Ventures and Property Rights. I was instrumental in developing the firm’s Emerging Markets Venture strategy with a specialization in India and the BOP market segment. I also led the property rights investment area globally.

I led Omidyar Network's investments in and held board positions in:

Comat Technologies, a for-profit provider of technology-enabled solutions that promote socio-economic growth for rural communities. Comat was acquired by Glodyne.

World of Good, an online and offline ethical retail marketplace empowering female producers all over the developing world. My board involvement was instrumental in the acquisition of the company by eBay.

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L Capital Partners

Kauffman Fellow

During my Kauffman Fellowship as a member of Class 10, I served as a technology generalist, in both early stage and growth equity. I made investments across data storage & connectivity, RFID and the semiconductor space and explored the energy and environmental space for the firm.

My board responsibilities included WiSpry and OnPath Technologies (sold to NetScout). I also worked on Hi-G-Tek (sold to Eagle Technologies).

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GENPACT LLC

Summer Associate

I worked with the IT Services team in Hyderabad to determine the right product/pricing mix to service non-GE businesses.

Earth and Water Group

Vice President- Strategic Planning

As Vice President of Strategic Planning, I advised the company on new technological, financing and marketing strategies.

During my tenure, I guided the Company through the ISO Certification process, explored venture capital fundraising, introduced e-commerce into the Company's platform increasing sales by 20% and planned the first ever international exhibition for the Water Industry in India.

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Epylon (Acquired by Accenture)

Senior Manager, part of founding team

As part of the founding team, I co-wrote the business plan, built the financial model and managed the $50MM Series B round with the CEO. The Company was acquired by Accenture Consulting in 2001.

Responsibilites included managing the global Accenture alliance and related implementations. Duties included sales pipeline development, project management, RFP development, building business models, conducting ROI analysis and managing business development issues.

During my tenure I managed project teams of up to 8 people. Representative projects include: $4.5BB North Carolina state-wide e-Gov contract, $50MM Washington D.C. e-procurement pilot, $1.5BB NYMTA proposal

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Goldman Sachs

Analyst

During my tenure at Goldman Sachs, I worked in three different departments:

While in wealth management, I managed the trading activities of a $3.5BB equity and fixed income portfolio for high-net-worth clients and small institutional clients

While in Convertibles, I provided comprehensive international sales coverage of this hybrid product to several prominent convertible, equity income, and hedge accounts in the U.S.

While in Capital Markets, I provided daily coverage of domestic and international fixed income capital markets to corporate clients and to government agencies. Worked on several high profile debt IPO financings.

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University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

MBA, Finance and Multinational Management

University of Chicago

BA, Economics and South Asian Studies

Osseo Senior High