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Jonathan M.

Investor | Economist | Advisor

Master's DegreeHarvard Kennedy School

United States


Jonathan has spent nearly a decade at the frontier of social innovation aimed at ending extreme global poverty. He is an experienced early-stage venture investor; spent four years with Acumen Fund, a global social venture fund, launching and building its education portfolio, and helped start Sangam Ventures, India's only dedicated clean-tech venture fund. He has also advised the Rwanda Development Board on attracting investment and catalyzing growth in new export industries and worked with the MIT Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) on a large-scale education impact evaluation in India. Originally from Rochester, New York, Jonathan holds an MPA in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Mathematics & Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.


  • anti-poverty / social justice
  • education
  • development
  • tertiary education
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • acumen
  • india
  • rwanda
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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