Venture Capital/Emerging Company

Haynes and Boone has a national presence in the venture capital arena. Our Venture Capital/Emerging Company practice group has advised clients in funding transactions totaling over $1 billion in the past five years.

We have represented entrepreneurs, start-ups, early-stage companies, and emerging growth companies in structuring, negotiating, and closing all forms of venture financings. In addition, we regularly provide our clients with advice on entity formation, funding strategies, IP strategies, and advice on general corporate matters. We regularly advise clients on the formation and management of venture capital and private equity funds.

In order to provide the full range of legal services needed by technology companies, we draw upon the experience of our firm’s lawyers in the areas of intellectual property (including patents, trademarks, and IP licensing), immigration, employee benefits and executive compensation, employment law, and tax planning.

Our venture clients have been involved in virtually every industry including the software, semiconductor, nanotechnology, IT service, electronic, energy, manufacturing, distribution, food service, medical, heath care, and entertainment industries.