Venture Capital

Representing entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies raising seed capital from angel investors and venture capital funds has been a staple of the firm since its inception in 1975.

Stradling attorneys know what it takes to help early stage and growing companies get the footing they need to be successful. Stradling regularly advises clients with regard to investments, as well as the full spectrum of securities, tax, and regulatory issues typically associated with such transactions.

Stradling represents startups and emerging growth companies in negotiating the right fit with potential investors, and assists them in receiving financing on terms that are fair, balanced, and appropriate.

Stradling also counsels a number of venture capital funds and public corporations as they invest in leading emerging growth enterprises. Our attorneys are also actively involved in advising funds and public corporations in corporate governance and management.

Stradling has experience in a wide range of financing structures, including:

  • Seed rounds
  • Bridge loans
  • Mezzanine financings
  • Public offerings
  • PIPE transactions

Stradling also represents companies in private placement transactions, such as with placement agents and traditional institutional investors. In addition, our relationships with our venture capital fund clients give us opportunities to introduce clients and sources of funding.

Our firm’s cross-disciplinary, integrated approach allows us to draws upon the expertise of lawyers across various practice groups and industry-specific competencies to assist clients with their often-complex objectives.

From setting up some of the region’s leading companies and venture capital funds to assisting global players making investments into emerging growth enterprises, Stradling has helped thousands of companies raise and deploy billions of dollars in venture capital financing.