July 26, 2012

From The St. Louis Business Journal

by Amir Kurtovic

Sure, tech entrepreneurs and wannabe billionaires need to create great products built around disruptive technology. But it's hard to do that without money. Lots of money. Polsinelli Shughart attorney Brian Salmo recently participated in a Lunch and Learn event at the T-REx incubator at the Railway Exchange Building in downtown St. Louis.

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Salmo told the panel "it is important to keep track of timelines. Even when the companies and the investors agree on terms, the legal details can still take weeks to hammer out."

About Brian Salmo

In his business law practice, Brian R. Salmo assists clients on a variety of issues, including entity formation, governance, debt and equity financing, and acquisitions and sales of businesses. Mr. Salmo works with clients of different sizes, from entrepreneurial start-ups to publicly traded companies, covering a broad range of industries, including information technology, banking, and health care.

Mr. Salmo is also an active member of the firm's multi-disciplinary emerging technology company practice which assists clients in a variety of technical fields including information technology, life sciences, and energy. In St. Louis, the group works closely with Arch Grants, Capital Innovators, Olin Cup, and other programs and events in support of the St. Louis regional effort to support and encourage the establishment, funding and development of companies in these fields.