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Nasir Qadree

Founder, CEO
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Zeal Capital Founders

Mr. Nasir C. Qadree is Founder and Managing Partner at Zeal Capital Partners, an inclusive investment vehicle partnering with entrepreneurs to bridge America's Wealth and Skills gaps. In his role he defines the fund's focus, leads investment activities, and manages post value creation strategies and support mechanisms for portfolio companies. Prior to Zeal, he served as the Associate Director for AT&T's $400 million Aspire Social Investment Fund, where he oversaw direct investments in Education/Employment Technology companies and led the tech giant's investment readiness program, and partnerships with national accelerators across the US. Prior to AT&T, he led Village Capital's US Economic Opportunity Portfolio and served as Global Head of Education. At Village Capital, he evaluated early stage businesses in Education, Health, and Financial Services and developed investment theses across the three sectors. He began his career in the public markets, at Goldman Sachs and State Street Corporation. He serves on the board of LearnFresh Education, the official education nonprofit for the NBA. Nasir is committed to completed 51 full marathons, in all 50 states and D.C. having already completed 18 to raise $1 million in scholarship funding for first generation college students. In 2018, Washington Business Journal recognized his contributions to his industry and community by naming him a 40 under 40 recipient. He holds a BA from Hampton University, from which he graduated magna cum laude. The Atlanta native, resides in Washington DC.

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Events featuring Nasir Qadree

Mar 10, 2021
1:30pm — 2:30pm
Presented by
Walton Family Foundation

Events featuring Nasir Qadree

Mar 10, 2021
1:30pm — 2:30pm
Presented by
Walton Family Foundation