Evan Katz

Evan Katz

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Evan Katz is the Founder and Managing Director of Crawford Ventures. With nearly 20 years of Wall Street experience, he is a recognized expert on alternative asset best practices, institutional investors, and successful fundraising. His network in the global investor community includes top-level relationships with hundreds of institutional and family office investors around the globe. Aside from hedge funds and finance, Katz also has extensive knowledge on technology, computer systems, corporate management, and biotechnology.

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  • Katz has been working on Wall Street since 2003.
  • His investor relationships include many prominent endowments, foundations, funds of funds, insurance companies, multi-family offices, pensions, single-family offices, and sovereign wealth funds.
  • He is a licensed attorney, admitted to the bars of New York State, the United States Supreme Court, and various federal trial and appellate courts.
  • He also holds several FINRA licenses.

  • Katz was honored with the Young Leadership Award at the 2011 Hedge Fund Summit.
  • He has received more than 2,000 LinkedIn endorsements from his alternative investment and Wall Street peers.

  • Katz has been quoted as an expert in the hedge fund and finance press.
  • He has been a featured expert speaker and panelist at numerous leading hedge fund conferences and symposia.