Thought Leadership 10.10.18
Legislation allows corporations to use blockchain technology to record stock issuance and transfers.
Riaz Karamali has been more than a corporate attorney to MycoTechnology, but a key strategic advisor helping to guide the company through critical strategic decisions and negotiations—Riaz always makes the deadlines, no matter what it takes to get it done.
Riaz Karamali is a counselor and deal-maker who assists clients with negotiating and closing domestic and international venture finance, private equity, M&A and technology transactions.
Riaz has worked with hundreds of startup and emerging companies, guiding them from their pre-founding stages through their seed and venture capital financing rounds, significant commercial contracts and strategic alliances to their ultimate exit transactions. He has acted as outside general counsel to many such privately held companies in a wide range of industries, including the blockchain/cryptocurrency, video game, SaaS, FinTech, food tech, biotechnology, semiconductor, energy and medical device sectors. Riaz also regularly represents investors in such companies.
Represented Solium Capital LLC in its acquisition of Capshare Inc.
Represented Manticore Games Inc. in its Series A preferred stock financing led by Benchmark capital.
Represented revolutionary food tech company MycoTechnology Inc. in its Series A and Series B financings, led by Middleland Capital, S2G Ventures and Seventure Partners.
Serves as a judge of the Rice Business Plan Competition, the world’s richest and largest student startup competition, as well as many other pitch competitions.
Member of the board of directors, American Pakistan Foundation.
J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1988
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
B.A., Rice University, 1985