Gesmer Updegrove 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.
We also represent venture capital firms and angels in structuring and negotiating their portfolio investments.
Over 250 venture capital funds from all parts of the country have invested in our entrepreneurial clients. Our entrepreneurial clients have raised an aggregate of over $6 billion in financing in recent years.
We maintain close relationships with 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.
Our attorneys help clients assess appropriate sources of funding, critique executive summaries and business plans, and evaluate term sheets.
Our attorneys are thought leaders in the financing area, with hundreds of articles, seminars and speeches demonstrating our expertise.