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Kiran Lingam

Kiran Lingam

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

New York, NY, USA


Kiran Lingam is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's New York office where he leads the firm's FinTech practice and its New York emerging growth company and venture capital practice.  Prior to Nelson Mullins, Kiran was General Counsel and VP of Business Development at SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform, where he coordinated all legal functions, including due diligence, legal and regulatory strategy, venture capital and seed financing transactions, broker-dealer operations, and compliance and internal corporate governance.

Kiran has written several of the seminal articles on new securities laws under the JOBS Act, including on Accredited Investor Crowdfunding (Title II), Retail Crowdfunding (Title III), and Regulation A (Title IV).

Kiran is also a co-founder of TiE Angels NY, an angel investor group affiliated with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship with 55 chapters and 10,000 members.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A
University of Georgia, J.D., with honors

Bar Admissions:
Georgia, 2007
New York, 2012

Kiran Lingam is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Top 10 Crowdfunding Developments of 2015 - Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2016 , Monday, September 12, 2016
Citizen VC, Inc., SEC No Action Letter (August 6, 2015), and Incoming Letter dated August 3, 2015 from Daniel I. DeWolf, Mintz Levin - Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2016 , Monday, September 12, 2016
SIFMA Guidance on Rule 506(c) Verification (June 23, 2014) - Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2016 , Monday, September 12, 2016
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