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Venture Capital & Financing

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Financing Depth

Gesmer Updegrove LLP has acted as legal counsel to hundreds of entrepreneurial companies in their financings, including venture capital, angel, “friends and family”, recapitalizations, and private placements managed by leading underwriters.

Experience on Both Sides of the Table

We also represent venture capital firms and angels in structuring and negotiating their portfolio investments. See representative investor clients here.  A firm partner, Bill Contente, serves as Chairman of the Board of Launchpad Venture Group.

250+ VCs Invested in Firm Clients

Over 250 venture capital funds from all parts of the country have invested in our entrepreneurial clients (see representative investor list here). 

Investor Introductions

We maintain close relationships with the venture capitalists and angels who actively invest in entrepreneurial companies. In many of our clients’ financings, we provided the introductions that led to funding arrangements.

Value-Added Services

Our attorneys help clients assess appropriate sources of funding, critique executive summaries and business plans, and evaluate term sheets.

Thought Leadership

Our attorneys are thought leaders in the financing area, with hundreds of articles, seminars and speeches demonstrating our expertise.  See representative articles, seminars and speeches.


For more information on our Venture Capital and Financing Practice, please contact Sarah Richmond.


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