Meet Our
Managing Partner

Our team includes attorneys and subject-matter experts with substantial experience advising private clients, CEOs, and senior levels of government on legal and regulatory questions.

Who Makes This Possible


Kwame Dougan is an attorney by training, an investor by experience and an advisor by design.

Kwame earned his juris doctor from Columbia University and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, attending as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.  Previously, Kwame practiced commercial litigation with global law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Previously, Kwame raised a social impact fund investing in technology companies in West Africa and the United States. He also joined a global CA), $100MM community development fund of funds, leveraging his cross-border private equity expertise and finance experience to direct various global projects.

Kwame’s journey overcoming poverty and an undiagnosed learning disability has been documented in various publications and is the subject of a TED talk.  In 2015, Kwame was honored as a Trailblazer by the National Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division.

Kwame L. Dougan           

Managing Partner


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