Pullman & Comley’s Emerging Business and Venture Capital practice assists early stage and emerging growth companies in their funding and development. We also represent venture capitalists and private equity funds in making equity investments in emerging businesses. This group’s seasoned team of attorneys combines legal skills developed in traditional business enterprises and honed in specific industries (such as software development, application services, telecom and marketing, and other businesses that lead the world’s fastest changing markets) with experience in the venture capital process and funding corporate growth.
Each lawyer in the team’s core group has a minimum of 15 years of experience representing and financing businesses. Each has extensive experience in capital formation, raising equity in groups and in series, and advising venture financed and startup companies from angel and seed investments, through early development stages, to their IPOs. We also bring to the table attorneys experienced in equity incentives, executive compensation, intellectual property protection and licensing, tax and securities for efficient management of the complex issues often involved.
The broad clientele who rely on Pullman & Comley’s emerging ventures team include those in the biotech, software, e-commerce, information technology, food and beverage, telecommunications, health care, fitness, marketing, fashion, filmmaking and pharmaceutical industries. Our Emerging Business lawyers bring focus and commitment to understanding the strategic, financial and regulatory needs of each business through its various stages of growth.