Practice Areas & Industries: Shartsis Friese LLP


Venture Capital Investment Return to Practice Areas & Industries

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We have extensive experience representing investors and start-up companies in venture capital transactions and PIPES (Private Investment in Public Equity Securities) transactions. Clients include venture capital funds, strategic corporate investors, hedge funds and angel investors. Transactions range from early stage seed rounds through late stage venture rounds and private placements by public companies, and include common and preferred stock, secured and unsecured bridge debt, warrants and LLC units.

We understand the market within which venture capital transactions operate. We have developed a strong practice by delivering the highest caliber of work while being able to respond to our clients’ need to complete transactions in a timely and cost-effective manner. We have been involved in scores of venture capital transaction totaling many billions of dollars.


Accelerant Networks, Artisoft, Atheros Communications, Axonyx, Bandwidth 9, Best Cellars, Books 24X7, Cardiac Pathways, Chorum Technologies, Diedrich Coffee, Ensemble Communications, ezBoard, Green Border Technologies, Mahi Networks, Inc., Metro-OptiX, MS2, Pacific Broadband Communications, Panasas, Inc., Phaethon Investments, PharmChem, Pontilliste, Quake Technologies, SafLink, Summa Industries, Telera, TeraBlaze, ValiCert