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Mannie Ajayi

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Prior to founding Pacific Fin Capital, Mannie founded Pnyka, a software platform focused on improving communication for communities like cities and news media companies. As the CEO, Mannie guided the mission-driven team from product ideation to reaching thousands of users across America. Before starting Pnyka, Mannie worked at TPG Growth as an investment professional where he focused on Consumer Packaged Goods companies. He was involved in the transactions and/or managing TPG’s investment in companies like Fender, Gary Farrell, Kosta Browne, and Angie’s Boomchickapop. Prior to TPG, he worked at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Banking Division.

Born in Vancouver, Canada and raised in Dubai, Mannie attended Stanford's Graduate School of Business for his MBA and received a BComm from UVA's McIntire School of Commerce.