Dave is Ākina’s Investment Director and heads up the Impact Investing team. Dave is responsible for supporting enterprises with a social or environmental purpose to access funding. As well as directing a number of initiatives to build an enabling environment, Dave loves supporting ventures directly to build a plan for funding.
Dave comes from an accounting and business advisory background, but has spent the last 7 years playing an integral role in the Wellington start-up sector. Dave currently manages Angel HQ, Wellington’s angel investing club and has a wealth of experience in early stage capital raising.
The impact investing team directly supports enterprises with investment readiness. They have worked with a number of social enterprises to create innovative offerings to investors that allow for growth while protecting mission.