Resides In

Chennai, India


Columbia University


Private Equity, Digital Currencies, Technology Companies


  • Vidya Ramakrishnan has over 15 years of experience in financial writing and editing.
  • She holds a doctorate in English from Columbia University.
  • Completed FINRA Series 7 and 66 Exams.


Vidya Ramakrishnan is an experienced financial writer and editor and has worked at Merrill Lynch, Thomas Weisel, HSBC, and most recently at Candlestick Advisors Pvt. Ltd. She has a broad understanding of different facets of financial research and writing. In addition to private equity research and digital currency coverage, Vidya has covered the technology, education, and energy sectors. She has helped published hundreds of initiation reports, earnings, sector and industry reports, and macroeconomic reports for both buy and sell side clients. At Merrill Lynch she completed both Series 7 and 66 FINRA.


Doctorate in English from Columbia University

Quote from Vidya Ramakrishnan

Informed decisions take time.