Emerging Companies & Venture Finance

Attorneys in the Business Group counsel start-up companies in key areas, including:

  • Ownership agreements
  • Transactions with lenders and investors
  • Important agreements with third parties
  • Venture finance
  • Exit strategy and execution
  • Customary start-up agreements with employees and consultants

Representative matters include:

  • Representation of a computer hardware company in early development stages, including negotiation of manufacturing agreements with strategic partners, development of incentive stock ownership plan for key employees, creation of product warranties, terms of use and other content for posting on company website
  • Representation of a fast-growing promotions company in early round financings with angel investors, including development of capitalization structure and preparation and negotiation of ownership agreement