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Vidu Shanmugarajah

Legal Counsel, Google Ventures
Vidu is legal counsel for Europe and works on deal sourcing, diligence, and managing investments. Vidu has a broad background spanning corporate law, startups, and investing. He began his career at Linklaters, advising companies and investment funds on mergers and acquisitions, financings, and commercial deals. Following Linklaters, Vidu founded an online marketplace that provided better access to legal advice for startups and small businesses. He also helped launch Grafton Capital, a London-based growth equity firm, and spent time at HgCapital on buyout and growth investments in the technology and renewable energy sectors. Vidu holds a degree in law from the London School of Economics. He continues to advise startups on all types of legal and business issues.