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Assisting entrepreneurs and the early stage investors who back them give our Venture Capital practice a multi-dimensional perspective of startup and mature business venture capital financing. We share our clients’ passion and commitment to pursuing the next great idea and we aim to help them overcome challenges as they turn their innovation into a viable and successful business.

We regularly counsel entrepreneurs and capital investors in connection with angel, seed, and later stage transactions involving venture capital. Working collaboratively with our Venture Capital practice, Corporate, Tax, and Intellectual Property attorneys assist venture capital funds, start-up organizations, and angel investors, create investor-business relationships that are mutually beneficial and allocate risk appropriately.

Representing emerging growth companies across industries, we proactively help our clients identify issues that may arise and introduce and carry out creative solutions that help clients avoid potential hurdles. We not only recognize the financing issues new and growing organizations face, but we also understand the entire gamut of matters they may face when building the businesses in which they invest, own, and operate. As such, our advice and guidance is tailored towards advancing our clients business objectives as well as their investment goals.

Our specialized attorneys’ provide advice and guidance to investors and new and growth organizations, including:

  • Preparing and negotiating term sheets and the definitive agreements necessary to consummate the Series Preferred investment 
  • Preparing private offering documents for investment into the venture fund 
  • Assisting with the intellectual property and technology investigation and due diligence of the portfolio company 
  • Compliance with federal and state securities laws and investment advisory laws 
  • Structuring and negotiating equity incentives and other incentives for management teams and other employees 
  • Tax Structuring 
  • Patent, Trademark and intellectual property matters 
  • Exit strategy preparation, negotiation and implementation
  • Fund formation, including (i) choice of entity, capital structure and taxation and securities law implications, and (ii) the preparation of partnership and limited liability company agreements
  • Represented software company in connection with tender offer to existing outside investors in connection with majority recapitalization.
  • Represented growth equity fund in a late-stage control transaction involving a multi-layered tender offer to the target’s investors and partial liquidity to the founders.
  • Represented late-stage venture capital fund in a Series B financing of a consumer products company involving secondary transactions with all existing equity holders.
  • Represented a late-stage venture capital fund in connection with a Series D financing of a food supply chain company and corresponding tender offer to existing equity holders.
  • Represented an early-stage venture fund in connection with receiving liquidity in a tender offer to early investors ancillary to a growth equity investment by a private equity fund.
  • Represented Obsess, Inc. a leading experimental virtual reality retail platform that enables brands to create interactive, shoppable online virtual stores and showrooms in a $3.4 million Series Seed Financing.
  • Represented Gorgias Inc. a leading e-commerce customer support platform, in a $25 million Series B SAFE financing round. 
  • Represented Tive, Inc. a leading global supply chain visibility provider, in its $12 million Series A financing.
  • Represented Dive Technologies, Inc. a Boston-based subsea robotics designer and manufacturer, in a new round of preferred stock financing totaling $4 million.
  • Represented Own Up a mortgage marketplace on the closing of its $12 million Series B Financing. 
  • Represented CometChat Inc. a text chat and video calling technology company, in a $1 million Series Seed financing round. 
  • Represented  Hull, Inc. a client data management company in the acquisition of MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based leader in omni-channel communications.
  • Represented Indico Data Solutions Inc., the leading provider of Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) solutions in its $22 Million Series B Financing. 
  • Represented, Inc. a software company located in Boulder, Colorado in its $38 Million Series B Financing. 
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