Harjeev Kandhari Appointed as Non-Executive Chairman at Walpole Capital

Jul 13, 2016, 03:27 ET from Walpole Capital

LONDON, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Walpole Capital, a leading venture capital firm based in London, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Harjeev Kandhari as Non-Executive Chairman.

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Harjeev Kandhari is the current CEO of Zenises and the Founder and Chairman of the Zenises Foundation. He has previously worked with Merrill Lynch in investment banking and with New Media Spark in technology venture capital where he was instrumental in setting up EO.com, one of the first platforms to do IPOs online.  He currently lives between Dubai and London and sits on numerous boards in a non-executive capacity.

Walpole Capital commented on the appointment: "Mr Kandhari brings a wealth of experience and relationships to Walpole.  He is one of the few individuals that we know that has married so well his experiences in investment banking and tech venture capital with his ability to build and grow entrepreneurial businesses.  As we look to infuse more technology based ideas in growing our investee companies we believe that his ability to advise us on this will prove invaluable.  Moreover his ability to see horizontally across various industries rather than just through a single industry vertical will allow our investee companies to benefit greatly from his expertise."

Harjeev Kandhari commented on the appointment: "I am very proud to be associated with such a talented group of individuals. Not only are they thought leaders in their individual fields they share the same passion to create social impact that I do.  Their belief in the social purpose that companies must have is integral to their process for selection and growth of investee companies.  I believe this form of ethical investing is the future and I look forward to being a part of it."

For more information on Harjeev Kandhari please visit harjeevkandhari.com

For more information on Walpole Capital please visit walpolecapital.com

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