Early Stage Venture Capital is focused on providing financing to early-stage, high-potential and high-risk start-up companies. These cutting-edge, venture-backed companies and start-ups are disrupting industries and markets around the world. For all players, new global legal realities require counsel that understands both sides of the funding equation, and can deliver smart, practical advice that helps viable businesses grow while enabling investors to make a healthy return on their investments.
World Law Group member firms act on behalf of high growth, innovative and emerging companies in all industries, and there are numerous opportunities to collaborate and share knowledge and local insight among our firms.
The Venture Capital Group holds discussions in quarterly telephone conference calls and at WLG meetings, based upon an agenda developed over email in the weeks leading up to the calls and meetings. Member firms are also encouraged to submit legal updates of developments in their respective jurisdictions for publication on-line.
For more information, contact Hanna Shea, Manager, Communications and Network Development, World Law Group
For those new to private equity and venture capital backed investments and legal documents, the terminology and jargon used can be confusing. The Private Equity and Venture Capital Team at Gowling WLG has produced this A to Z glossary to explain.
The agreement between Cuatrecasas Acelera and MicroBank, aimed at promoting job creation, will enable entrepreneurs to access financing to create and promote innovative business projects.
Kathleen Swan of Locke Lord and Vicente Lines of Arias work together on Costa Rican Venture Finance Transaction.