Riaz Valani

General Partner, Global Asset Capital

Riaz Valani serves as a General Partner at Global Asset Capital. Mr. Valani has been with Global Asset Capital since 1997. He serves as an Advisor of Metabiota, Inc. He served as the President of IMDI/Sonique. Previously, he was a Managing Director of Global Entertainment Capital and was with Gruntal & Co., where he focused on private equity and asset securitizations. He served as the Chairman of Viventures Partners SA. Riaz has been a Director of Betawave Corporation since October 27, 2006. He serves as a Director of Ploom Inc., IGT, and Wafergen Inc. He is a Charter Member of TiE. He serves as a Director of Maritz Properties, Inc. and Avex Funding Corporation. He was one of the two investment bankers that engineered the acclaimed “David Bowie Bonds” which was awarded Deal of the Year in 1997.