Monica Ramirez Dyches
Monica Ramirez Dyches is an Associate at Prysm Capital where she provides growth capital to disruptive management teams across the technology, consumer, and healthcare markets. Investing across stages, Monica seeks to partner and support founders in executing their vision, believing human capital is the most important capital.
Prior to Prysm, Monica spent five years at BlackRock Private Equity Partners, starting in NJ and NYC and later founding the team’s San Francisco office alongside Matt Roberts. Monica ultimately led the team’s West Coast operations in both San Francisco and Los Angeles as Vice President. Monica invested in market leading companies across the U.S., Asia, and Europe, with a sector focus in technology and tech-enabled businesses and a strategy focus in growth equity.
Monica earned a BS degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, double concentrating in Finance and Real Estate. At Wharton, Monica was President of the Wharton Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Club, having founded and worked on a multitude of start-ups at Penn, and member of Wharton Latino and Wharton Women. She remains active in these communities today as a member of the Penn Founders Club and as a mentor in SEO, a diversity inclusion and sponsorship program.
Monica was born and raised in Miami, FL and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. While Monica follows a whole-food, plant-based diet, exceptions will always include Texas-BBQ from Austin and Pastelitos from Miami.