Sven is a Managing Director of SharesPost’s SEC-registered investment advisor, SP Investments Management, LLC. Sven is responsible for the management of SharesPost investment vehicles. In this role, he is a member of the Investment Committee and serves as President and Trustee of the SharesPost 100 Fund.
Before joining SharesPost, Sven served as President of SVB Capital at Silicon Valley Bank, where he managed the company’s venture capital investing business, which included direct, secondary and fund of fund investments exceeding $1.5 billion under management. Prior to SVB Capital, Sven managed secondary investments at Cipio Partners and direct investments for Siemens. He previously had operational responsibilities at both Vodafone Germany and O2 Germany.
Sven holds an M.S. in Physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he specialized in Information Technology and Environmental Physics.
Kevin is Managing Director Public Fund Operations, responsible for distribution, investor relations and business-related activities of SharesPost Investment Management funds.
Prior to joining SharesPost, Kevin was a senior portfolio manager at First New York Securities, where he managed a global macro book. With over 17 years of senior level experience in financial services, Kevin's specific areas of expertise include the management of client relationships, investment research coverage, block and position trading, and operations management. Kevin began his career as an institutional equities sales trader working for Instinet, and later Commerzbank. His client base included hedge funds, pension funds and proprietary trading desks. Subsequently, Kevin held a series of distinguished posts at leading hedge funds and proprietary trading firms including serving as the head of international trading for Libra Advisors and Opus Trading Funds.
Kevin received his undergraduate degree in finance from Tulane University and his MBA from Columbia Business School, magna cum laude. He holds FINRA series 4, 7, 24, 27, 55 and 66 licenses.
Prashant serves as Chief Financial Officer of the SharesPost 100 Fund where he is responsible for valuation, financial strategy and reporting.
Prior to joining SharesPost, Prashant spent 11 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP in their financial services audit practice in San Francisco, most recently as Audit Senior Manager. During his time at Deloitte – he served some of the firms’ largest financial services clients including publicly traded companies, broker-dealers, and asset management companies across different platforms. His experience at Deloitte also involved time spent in India setting up an Asset Management Center of Excellence for the Deloitte US practice.
Prashant received Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in Business from University of Madras, India and a Masters of Accounting degree from Miami University (Ohio). He is a licensed CPA (inactive) in the state of California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Jonas supports all facets of analysis and assessment of potential investments in late-stage venture-backed private companies.
Prior to joining SharesPost, Jonas was an investment banker with Berman Capital, covering a wide range of industries including Internet, digital media and software. Jonas has worked on many mergers and acquisitions, and private equity transactions for buyers and sellers in the growth-and-middle-market arena. Jonas is also a mentor for the Thiel Foundation's 20 Under 20 Fellowship.
Jonas received his LLM from Uppsala University and an MBA from Golden Gate University. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.