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Hosted by Linqto's Chief Strategy Officer Karim Nurani, The Global Investor Podcast is explicitly designed for accredited investors. Each episode is an opportunity to stay informed, hear from like-minded individuals, and learn from successful business executives.  Join us as we take this educational and engaging journey to find some of the most passionate entrepreneurs and interesting pre-IPO companies from around the globe.

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Private Investing Made Simple

Mar 6, 2021

Take 2: Behind the scenes of the Global Investor Conference

Zoom Cooler Networking & Breaking Ice

What does Space tech have to do with smart buildings or having your car buy your coffee & park for you? What patterns are guidelines for human needs & how is this all related to SPAC's & blank checks? These questions and more are answered on this behind-the-scenes episode of the Global Investor Podcast.  Guests Rumi Morales and Sujoy Sarkar join host Karim Nurani for this speaker prep call for the upcoming Global Investor Conference.

This podcast is 52 minutes long just because we couldn't stop talking.

About our Guests

Rumi Morales (Partner at Outlier Ventures)

Rumi Morales is a globally recognized leader identifying and cultivating the emerging industries that will define our next generation. A long-time financial executive with deep expertise in economic policy and capital markets, she has built businesses across three continents and launched transformational initiatives in legacy institutions.

She is currently Partner at Outlier Ventures, and previously led the venture arm of the CME Group. A proven entrepreneur herself, Rumi established the Global Markets Institute during her tenure at Goldman Sachs and launched her own data innovation consultancy and economic research firm.

An early specialist in digital currency and blockchain technologies, Rumi is also a leading early investor and educator on artificial intelligence, robotics and quantum computing as they will affect established industries and government policies. Institutional Investor noted her as one the “most powerful dealmakers in financial technology” two years in a row, and Crain’s recognized her in their esteemed “40 Under 40” list.

Rumi is a member of the Boards of the Girl Scouts of the USA, the Negaunee Music Institute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the BitGive Foundation, and serves as an Advisory Board member of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. She received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received her MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Sujoy Sarkar (Director of Corporate Development at BYTON)

Investment professional with over 10 years of investing and operating experience, including direct private and public investing, scouting new companies, corporate development, M&A, investment banking, business development & strategy, and fundraising.

Currently the Director of Corporate Development at BYTON, where he leads strategic investments, M&A, and partnerships across North America, Israel, and UAE. 

Prior to BYTON, he helped start a quantitative macro hedge fund and investment research company, Quantamize, LLC. The company was acquired by Forbes. Investments across consumer, internet, software, fintech, and mobility industries in U.S., China, and Latin America.

Sujoy began his career working in investment banking at JPMorgan and RBC Capital Markets specializing in both debt and equity products across internet, software, and consumer companies. 

Rumi and Sujoy will be guest speakers on a panel at our upcoming Global Investor Conference on March 9, 2021

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About our Host

Karim Nurani is an entrepreneur, investor, and chief strategy officer at Linqto, a leading platform providing liquidity in the private sector. The Global Investor Podcast host, Karim has 30 years of experience in new business development with a focus on strategy and business transformation.

As a visionary who can assess business models from the perspectives of both an executive and investor, Nurani is responsible for the formation and success of over a hundred startups ranging from mining to process manufacturing.

As a partner at Keiretsu Connect, and throughout his time with Bay Angels, Sandalwood Ventures, and other entities, he has guided investors and new venture leaders to the launch and development of markets as diverse as IoT, GreenTech, CannaTech, AR and VR, and more. 

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