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Sohail Prasad

Founder & CEO at Destiny (D/XYZ). Founder & former CEO at Forge. Angel Investor at S2 Capital, YC alum, Thiel Fellow
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Sohail Prasad

Founder & CEO at Destiny (D/XYZ). Founder & former CEO at Forge. Angel Investor at S2 Capital, YC alum, Thiel Fellow
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Sohail Prasad is a successful investor, entrepreneur, and CEO with an extensive background in the tech industry. As the founder and CEO of Destiny (D/XYZ), an investment management company that offers public access to private tech markets, he has made private securities accessible to the average investor. Previously, he served as the founder and CEO of Forge, a global private securities marketplace that helped meet the needs of high-growth unicorn companies, employees, and investors. In 2020, the company acquired SharesPost for $160M and an alternative asset custodian for $55M in 2019, which helped accelerate expansion into new verticals. Sohail has advised and invested in over 150 startups, including notable startups such as Rappi, Rippling, Notion, Retool, Astranis, Superhuman, Mercury, and Zenefits, among others. He continues to invest in seed stage companies through S2 Capital, where he serves as founding partner.

Sohail's expertise lies in building startups, managing mobile products, and advising/investing in startups at seed-stage. He studied Electrical & Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, startups at Y Combinator, and has experience working for top companies such as Zynga, Google, and MIT Media Lab. He has received numerous awards, including TCU's Texas Youth Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 and was later named a Titanium Thiel Fellow.

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