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Shriram Bhashyam

Shriram Bhashyam

Founder and General Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Shri is a co-founder of EquityZen, a marketplace for investing in pre-IPO technology companies. Launched in 2013, EquityZen has worked with over 60 technology companies to solve private market liquidity issues. In addition to serving as General Counsel, Shri is also involved in business development and operational capacities.

Prior to co-founder EquityZen, Shri was an attorney at Shearman & Sterling LLP, a New York-based global law firm. At Shearman & Sterling, Shriram advised market participants on regulatory, transactional, and trading and markets issues, with a particular focus on U.S. broker-dealer and securities regulation. He also advised banks and other financial institutions on U.S. bank regulation, including the Dodd-Frank Act. Shri began his career as a trader at G.X. Clarke & Co., a boutique fixed income broker-dealer. Shri enjoys gardening, cooking, and basketball.

Shri holds FINRA series 7, 24 and 66 licenses.


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